Putin approved the amount of social assistance for medicines for disabled children


RIA Novosti

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law establishing the ratio of social assistance to families with children with disabilities in need of medicines, medical devices or special food. Relevant document posted by on the official portal of legal information.

“To establish that in 2017 the ratio of financial costs per month per citizen receiving state social assistance in accordance with the standards of the medical care on prescriptions on the medicinal drug issued by a doctor, drugs for medical use, medical products, and also specialized products of medical nutrition for children with disabilities is 807,2 of the ruble”, – the document says.

Previously, this law was passed by the state Duma and approved by Federation Council. The law shall enter into force on 1 January 2017.