Paid medical services
Kniaudiškių Šeimos Klinika, UAB provides paid health care services in accordance with the procedure for the provision of and payment for health care services approved by Order No. 357 of 30 July 1999 of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania “Regarding the List and Price Rates of Paid Health Care Services, their Indexing Procedure and the Procedure for the Provision and Payment Thereof”.
Paid health care services are services the costs of which are not reimbursed from:
- State or municipal budgets;
- Compulsory Health Insurance Fund budget;
- State or municipal health funds or health funds of businesses or other organizations as well as funding provided under health care programmes.
Paid health care services (hereinafter – paid services) provided by the health care institution are covered by:
- Patients or other natural or legal persons on their behalf;
- Voluntary health insurance institutions.
Paid health care services are provided in the following cases:
• The patient who is not covered by compulsory health insurance seeks medical services (with the exception of emergency medical aid);
• The patient is not in the list of residents serviced by the medical facility (with the exception of emergency medical aid);
• Patients, who are eligible for free health care services and choose additional services, must do so at their own expense. Additional services include the following: services that are selected at the patient’s own discretion and are not related to the treatment of the main (diagnosed) disease; services outside the standard medical practice of the family physician; services not provided for in the agreements with the Territorial Patient Fund (hereinafter – the TPF);
• Patients who are eligible for free health care services and select more expensive services, materials or procedures at their own discretion, cover the difference between the actual price and the base price in accordance with the procedure established by the Ministry of Health;
• Where patients receive services included in the list of paid services approved by the Minister of Health (Order No. 357 of 30 July 1999 of the Minister of Health “Regarding the List and Price Rates of Paid Health Care Services, their Indexing Procedure and the Procedure for the Provision and Payment Thereof”, Official Gazette, 1999, No. 67-2175);
• The patient is a foreign citizen, if not otherwise specified in international agreements regarding the payment for health care services;
• Where the patient is administered vaccines that are not included in the preventive vaccines schedule;
• Where the patient receives services outside the medical profile: photocopying, written information services based on patients’ requests that are not related to referrals for examinations or consultations;
• for dental services: residents (except for children and older individuals who attend general education schools or vocational schools on a full-time basis, up until they reach the age of 24, and for persons who receive social support if they submit a relevant certificate issued by the social support department of their resident municipality), pay for dental fillings and other dental materials as well as dental disposables, based on the amount and applicable prices of these materials and supplies (Order No. 357 of 30 July 1999 and Order No. V-450 of 15 May 2008 of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania), where the patient selects more expensive services, materials or procedures at their own discretion. In this case, the patient must cover the difference between the actual price of services, materials or procedures and the base price of free services, materials or procedures;
• Preventive health screenings paid by the patient’s employer or by other natural or legal persons or by employees themselves (Annex 18 of Order No. 301 of the Minister of Health dated 31 May 2000);
• Health screenings for vehicle operators;
• Medical screenings for those intending to purchase a firearm for civilian use.