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Whether you know the rights at treatment and provision of medicines? (Answers to some frequently asked questions)

Often, facing various aspects of activity of medical medical institutions and their personnel, many have questions of legitimacy of their actions or inaction concerning the patient which it is difficult to receive answers on. And what to hide, health workers are quite often not interested in that patients knew the rights for treatment and provision of medicines as perfectly understand that from the patient knowing and applying the rights, not so - that is easy to plead. Besides, such patient is potentially dangerous to the physicians, absolutely conscientious and not too polite and attentive to the patient, meeting, to put it mildly, not. And this with the fact that the legislation establishes the right of the patient for obtaining information on its rights and duties.

Any asked for medical care and at its receiving has the right for the valid and humane relation from medical and service personnel, as well as receiving in a form, available to the patient, of the available information on the health. At the same time information on a state of health includes data on results of inspection, existence of a disease, its diagnosis and the forecast, treatment methods, the related risk, possible options of medical intervention, their consequences, and also on results of the carried-out treatment.

Also the fact that the patient has a right directly to get acquainted with the medical documentation reflecting a state of his health and to get advice according to it at other experts is not unimportant. Moreover, according to its requirement are obliged to provide to it the copy of the medical documents reflecting a state of his health.

According to the right which is available for the patient, its inspection, treatment and maintenance has to be carried out in conditions corresponding sanitarno - to hygienic requirements. The precept of law fixes the provision that at the request of the patient are carried out a consultation and consultations of other experts. Important and the fact that the patient has rights: on the informed voluntary consent to medical intervention, refusal of medical intervention, the requirement of the termination of medical intervention. *

It is not dependent on what insurance medical policy at the patient: under the contract of obligatory or voluntary medical insurance, it has the right to the medical services corresponding on the volume and quality to conditions of the insurance contract. **

The patient in any medical institution of Moscow has the right to find out: whether it enters the list of groups of the population and categories of diseases at which out-patient treatment medicines and products of medical appointment are released according to recipes of doctors free of charge. If is not present, then - in the list of groups of the population at which out-patient treatment medicines are released according to recipes of doctors with 50 - a percentage discount from free prices. ***

If at delivery of health care, including at inspection, treatment and keeping in medical institution, or owing to use of medicines, harm was done to health of the patient, he has the right for compensation of damage. ****

Note:

* Federal law of the Russian Federation Bases of the legislation of the Russian Federation on protection of public health

** Act of the Russian Federation About medical insurance of citizens in the Russian Federation

*** the Program of the state guarantees of rendering to citizens of the Russian Federation of free medical care for 2009

**** the Federal law of the Russian Federation Bases of the legislation of the Russian Federation on protection of public health act of the Russian Federation About medical insurance of citizens in the Russian Federation Federal law of the Russian Federation About " medicines; Civil code of the Russian Federation