The state Duma adopted a bill on electronic hospital

The state Duma in the third final reading adopted the draft law on electronic hospital, RIA Novosti reported.

The innovation will give the opportunity to provide sick leave not only on paper but also in the form of an electronic document generated in the automated information system and certified electronic signature authorized persons.

It is expected that this will help to reduce the complexity of handling documents and reduce the number of applications of insured persons. Citizens will be able to obtain information about payments on a Single portal of public services.

The law should enter into force on 1 July 2017.

It is noted that at the present time to receive payments for temporary disability, pregnancy and childbirth, you must submit a doctor’s certificate, issued on the letterhead paper of a medical institution.