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Cardiac patients appeal to prime minister to expand list of free medicines for seniors to include flosins

MedExpress Team

Medexpress

Published June 16, 2023 11:27

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Following the publication of information about the Council of Ministers' plan to adopt a draft amendment to the law on publicly financed health care services and increase access to free reimbursed drugs, the All-Poland Association of Patients with Heart and Vascular Diseases" EcoSerce" appealed to Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to expand the list of drugs that do not require patients to pay a surcharge to include vasin.

The catalog of reimbursable medicinal products issued free of charge to people over 75 currently includes 2046 drugs. This list does not include flosins, which are used to treat chronic kidney disease, diabetes or heart failure, among others. In Poland, we have in turn about 4.5 million patients with chronic kidney disease, 3 million diabetics, while 1.2 million suffer from heart failure. What's more, as Agnieszka Volchenko, President of the National Association of Patients with Heart and Vascular Diseases EcoSerce, emphasizes in a letter addressed to Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, in Poland very often these conditions co-morbidly co-occur. The co-morbidity and the large number of chronically ill patients make these conditions a heavy burden on the budget of the National Health Fund.

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