Soon will appear the electronic hospital system. Russian citizens will be able to use the paper and electronic version of the document. No differences in no payout.
"Electronic disability certificate will be of equal validity with the disability certificate, issued on letterhead paper. The bill will streamline the exchange of information between the subjects of compulsory social insurance against temporary disability and in connection with motherhood, medical organizations and Federal institutions of medico-social examination. In fact, the transition to electronic hospital sheet will save patients from unnecessary trips to different offices to collect signatures and affixing of seals," says Maxim Topilin, Minister of healthcare of the Russian Federation.
Electronic hospital earns from 1 January 2017. Initially, the project will launch in several regions of Russia, then the changes will come into force throughout the country.