The government will provide additional insurance guarantees for health workers

doctors in the hospital
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It is about some categories of medical workers. The project on providing additional insurance guarantees was approved by the government of the Russian Federation, reported on Saturday, May 14.

According to the information published on the website of the Cabinetadditional insurance guarantees are provided for doctors who work with patients with COVID-19 or with citizens who are suspected of having this disease.

Among the categories are doctors, middle and junior medical personnel, ambulance drivers. It is noted that additional insurance guarantees for employees are provided in the form of a lump sum insurance payment. Funds for these purposes will be allocated from the government’s reserve fund.

In February, the government decided on the allocation of funds for doctors remotely consulting patients with coronavirus. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin reported that 600 million rubles were planned to be allocated for these purposes.

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