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The implementation of compulsory medical insurance will begin throughout Azerbaijan from 2020, deputy prime minister, executive secretary - deputy chairman of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP), Ali Ahmadov told reporters in Baku Feb. 5.
Axar.az reports that compulsory medical insurance is in force as a test project in the city of Mingachevir, Agdash, and Yevlakh districts – he said.
“The results of the test projects show that people really need this [compulsory health insurance],” said Ahmadov.
"2019 can be considered the year of preparation for a full-scale implementation of the compulsory medical insurance," he noted.
Since the end of 2016, a test project on compulsory medical insurance is being implemented in Azerbaijan. The project currently covers the city of Mingachevir, as well as the Yevlakh and Agdash districts.
The project is being implemented by the State Agency for Compulsory Medical Insurance, which began operating in Azerbaijan in February 2016.
2019.02.05 / 16:51