Recently, the Latvian authorities had decided to bind the value of individual medical services to pay taxes to the relevant categories of citizens. These changes provided by the new reform of the medical system, Delfi reports, referring to the Ingrida Circene, occupying the position of head of the Ministry of health of Latvia.
Tsiranana told that health care reform will be directed against the workers, tax evaders, but at the same time using the services of health of the state. According to the Ministry, about forty percent of workers in different professions in Latvia earn money illegally.
As the Minister said, such people will have to decide what is best for them is to force the employer to enter into a legal contract or to pay by the appropriate taxes. In addition, she said that the family physicians to receive access to the electronic database with the necessary data on payment for new medical taxes.
The head of the Ministry of health of Latvia considers that the cost of services in the field of medicine must in future be bound to pay income tax. Circene stressed that the Ministry is currently discussing the concept of the new reforms, and that the final draft will be ready by mid-may of this year. However, as predicted, the very head of the Ministry, the reform of the Latvian authorities will be able to meet after the second half of next year.