The state Duma has supported the project on the additional output once every three years for annual checkups
MOSCOW, July 18. /TASS/ — it is Reported that the second reading of the bill, you may receive an amendment which will be given not one, but two additional output.
The state Duma on Wednesday adopted in the first reading a bill which proposes to exempt a citizen from working one day to pass the examination. The draft law was submitted to the lower house of Parliament in February 2016 by deputies from “United Russia” Andrei Isayev and Nikolai Gerasimenko.
“On the day of passage of prophylactic medical examination of the employee by a written statement was dismissed from work at the time corresponding to one complete working day”, — the document says.
It is clarified that “at the time of passage of prophylactic medical examination of workers saved job (position) and average earnings by place of work.” However, it is established that “to be free from work for medical examination of employees not more often than once in three years.”
As explained to journalists the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the current law “only employees of certain categories, such as trade areas or those whose work is associated with a high risk are required to undergo regular health checks”, while “for most working Russians are able to promptly and regularly to pass medical examination is severely limited, since employers often do not go to meet, and citizens are forced to take time off for your account or even cancel a planned inspection”.
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“It is timely diagnostics allows to detect these diseases at early stages and successfully treat them. By accepting this bill, the state Duma, implements the President’s instructions”, — said Volodin, Recalling that in his address to the Federal Assembly, the President also identified the task to increase the duration of life of Russians.
“This is directly related to the timeliness of medical care, primarily for older people. In this connection the state Duma Committee on health protection in preparing the draft law for the second reading examines the amendment to the law to our citizens close to retirement age could obtain three additional output for passing of medical examination”, — said the Chairman of the lower house of Parliament.
In turn, the Chairman of the Duma Committee on health protection Leonid Ogul suggested that the implementation of the bill will contribute to a more serious attitude of citizens to the clinical examination. “Time to seek medical assistance, if there is cardiovascular disease or cancer is to have a much better chance of healing. Citizens, after will receive a guaranteed free day, will treat the examination seriously,” he said.
Speaking with a report on the issue at the plenary session, one of the authors of the bill Nikolai Gerasimenko has not excluded that to the second reading of the bill is to be amended, under which the examination will be given not one, but two additional output. “The questions arise: one day is not enough. And it was one of the comments of the government of the Russian Federation, why they originally gave a negative review,” he said.