Issue № 4 | 2014 (18)
In 2013 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of compulsory health insurance (CHI) in the Russian Federation. However, the history of CHI in Russia officially dates back to 1912, when State Duma approved a respective law. The authors describe fundamental principles of the law of the Russian Empire “On supporting the workers in case of illness” and results of its implementation. According to the authors, many principles and provisions of this law are still of interest and did not lose its actuality nowadays, that defines why it is important to study it.
compulsory health insurance, health insurance funds, insurance premium payments.
Gekht I.A., Artemyeva G.B. Recalling the Past when Reforming Compulsory Health Insurance System Today. Medical Technologies. Assessment and Choice. 2014; 4(18): 64–68.