Funding for public health care will be increased by more than PLN 15 billion. - This is money coming from the premium and reserve fund of the National Health Fund. In recent years, part of health spending was financed from the state budget. I'm talking primarily about expenses related to the fight against covid," Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said in the program Signals of the Day on Polish Radio Program 1.
The money is to be used primarily for minimum wage increases (7 billion) and compensation for the effects of inflation (7.5 billion). PLN 700 million will go to support county hospitals.
- Every year, on July 1, we have an indexation of minimum wages. This happens at the rate at which the average salary in the economy increases. This was a guarantee we gave to medical staff, but also to non-medical staff, in order to stem the exodus of personnel abroad. We also wanted to make working in...
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