The Ministry of Public Health has increased the right to free treatment in private hospitals! Vaccine Adverse Reactions
Date 30 May 2021 time 15:09
The Ministry of Public Health has increased the right to reimburse the cost of treating people who suffer from adverse reactions from the COVID-19 vaccination so that people can receive free treatment in private hospitals.
Dr. Thares Krasanairawivong, MD. Director-General of the Department of Health Service Support (Department of Health Service Providers) gave an interview that According to the Ministry of Public Health has issued an announcement, rules, procedures and conditions for determining expenses for emergency patients with dangerous communicable diseases under the law on communicable diseases. In the case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 No. 1 and 2, providing patients with COVID-19 access to medical services from hospitals thoroughly. and equal
In the current situation, new cases are constantly emerging. Building a group immunity for Thai people through vaccination against COVID-19 is therefore a suitable option to lead the country through the epidemic crisis. But with the health of each person’s body is different. In addition, this vaccination against COVID-19 has received millions of people. Therefore, there may be some people who have adverse reactions from vaccination.
The Department of Social Security Office, therefore, amended the previous announcement. Issued the 3rd announcement stipulating that private hospitals Provides services to people experiencing adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccination as well as COVID-19 patients, free of charge.
For the announcement of “Criteria, Methods and Conditions for Determining the Expenses Operate a dangerous communicable disease emergency patient according to the communicable disease law. In the case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19” (No. 3) is effective as of December 24, 2020, except for expenses arising from vaccine allergies or adverse reactions caused by vaccination It shall come into force from 1 March B.E. 2021 onwards.
which will result People who have had adverse reactions from COVID-19 vaccination from private hospitals prescribed by the government. can receive free care from a private hospital
In addition to the increase in the reimbursement rights mentioned above, the 3rd Announcement also increases the right to reimburse for the transportation of patients by land, sea and air, and personal protective equipment (PPE) of medical personnel. To ensure smooth operation of prevention and control of COVID-19 and suitable for the current situation as well