Starting 2020, all hospital administrators will have more opportunities as managers to develop their institutions. However, this also means more responsibility. While hospitals’ bills are currently covered by the budget, in one and a half year administrators will have to think for themselves where to get money.
Last year, in 2017, the Ukrainian Parliament passed a law that radically changed the principles of healthcare funding. These changes will affect every citizen and the entire medical market of Ukraine, which comprises over 20,000 medical institutions.
Local authorities traditionally believe that every community should have a municipal clinic where anyone can get free and relatively high-quality medical services. The healthcare reform is drastically changing this situation.