Providing medical care by the specialty No. 710-Palliative medicine and pain treatment and its reporting to the health insurance company – experience from the General Health Insurance Company for the capital of Prague


Authors: E. Vinšová ;  M. Cvachovcová
Authors‘ workplace: KP VZP pro hl. m. Prahu
Published in: Listy rev. Lék., 12, 2008, č. 3, s. 39-41

Overview

The authors try to cover the complexity of the issue of reporting health procedures of the speciaization No. 710 based on interdisciplinary specialization of health workers of particular facilities and inadequate covering of provided health care within the specialization No. 710 of health procedures by the codes presented in the list of health procedures (directive No. 331/2007 of the Digest) under the specialization No. 710. Furthermore, the review of particular health procedures of the specialization No. 710 and health procedures of shared specializations and health procedures which are not reportable in the outpatient practice. Two case studies are the part of the paper.

Key words:
palliative medicine and pain treatment – contract specialty of health insurance companies – centres for pain treatment – outpatient service for pain treatment – health procedures with point values


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