In Russia, the Federal Law was adopted, according to whichWhich, starting from May 1, 2011, new insurance policies for compulsory health insurance are issued. A new policy of CHI is a single document document, which operates throughout the country.
He gives the right to a citizen to receive medical aid free of charge in any region, city or village, regardless of registration.
The process of issuing the MHI policy of a single sampleConsists of several stages. First, a citizen should choose an insurance medical organization (SMO), which you need to contact for clearance of the policy. And the opportunity to replace the SMO is provided only once a year, no later than November 1. An exception is the change of place of residence, or the termination of the activity of an insurance medical organization.
On the day of applying to the insurance companyWith you to have a passport and insurance number of an individual personal account (SNILS). Information provided by a citizen will by all means check for the existence of double insurance in other organizations, since a person has the right to have only one MHI policy. After that, the insured writes an application and receives a temporary certificate, which is confirmed by the fact of the compulsory medical insurance policy. Temporary policy allows you to apply to medical institutions within 30 working days.
After a certain amount of timeThe citizen will be given a permanent policy that will not have a validity limit. In addition, if the insured person suddenly has a desire to change one insurance organization for another, then in this case, the policy is not replaced. Only the corresponding note will be made in it. It is necessary to know that if a citizen has not applied for the choice or replacement of an insurance organization, it is assumed that he is insured by the insurance company in which he was previously registered.
All policies that were issued before January 12011 are considered valid. However, it is important to remember that under the law they must be exchanged for OMI policies of a new model before January 1, 2014. Citizens who have such a policy in their hands are guaranteed free medical care. It should be noted that the policy is not required to receive urgent medical assistance.