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Legal regulation of the state financial guarantees of medical services for the population: domestic and international experience

Nataliia A. Lytvyn (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine)
Anatolii I. Berlach (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine)
Nataliia M. Kovalko (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine)
Alla A. Melnyk (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine)
Hanna V. Berlach (Kyiv Bar Council, Kyiv, Ukraine)

International Journal of Health Governance

ISSN: 2059-4631

Article publication date: 1 July 2022

Issue publication date: 21 October 2022

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Abstract

Purpose

The research topicality is stipulated by the need to study the legal regulation problems of the state financial guarantees of medical services for the population in Ukraine and to consider positive experience of the developed countries in this area. The aim of the article is to define the main trends in the legal regulation of healthcare in Ukraine; analyze the state financial guarantees of medical services for the population, and positive and negative aspects of the healthcare reform; to explore the international experience in medical services for its implementation to national law enforcement in the sphere of healthcare.

Design/methodology/approach

During the research, systematization and generalization of the positive international experience in the legal regulation of the state financial guarantees of medical services for the population were realized.

Findings

The analysis of the population's perception of healthcare innovations was carried out. The level of medical service was assessed. The results showed that in order to improve Ukrainian legislation on healthcare, it is necessary to remove absolute conflicts of normative legal acts; to establish public confidence in innovations and changes; to take into account international experience adapting it to specific features of Ukrainian legislation.

Originality/value

The defined theoretical and applied provisions constitute the practical significance for scholars and practicians, who deal with the legal regulation problems of the state financial guarantees of medical services for the population, university professors training highly qualified personnel, and all interested people concerned with healthcare.

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Citation

Lytvyn, N.A., Berlach, A.I., Kovalko, N.M., Melnyk, A.A. and Berlach, H.V. (2022), "Legal regulation of the state financial guarantees of medical services for the population: domestic and international experience", International Journal of Health Governance, Vol. 27 No. 4, pp. 378-390. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHG-01-2022-0008

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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