Minister Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk: "We have added 14 more drugs, 4 of which are cancer, to the reimbursement list"
Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk stated that, with the arrangement made in the Health Implementation Communiqué (SUT), they included 14 more drugs, 4 of which were cancer, on the reimbursement list, and 9 of these drugs were domestic production.
Minister Selçuk stated in his written statement that the new regulation on SUT, which was published in the Official Gazette on December 30, 2020, is on the official website of the Social Security Institution.
8 thousand 920 drug reimbursement list in Selcuk found that states, 375 of them that are available abroad, also noted that 8 thousand 545 registered in Turkey.
Minister Selçuk stated that only 8 of the added 14 new drugs currently have the equivalent value, and stated that with the addition of these drugs to the reimbursement list, new alternatives and accessibility have emerged for the treatments they are used.
- "We have reimbursed Fetal Surgery and Spina Bifida Repair"
Minister Selçuk said that the "Spina Bifida Repair with Fetal Surgery" procedure was reimbursed by the SSI in order to intervene in the womb and repair the damage to babies with spina bifida, which is known as "Split Spine" disease among the people and which occurs in babies in the womb in the first month of pregnancy. reported that it was included in the scope.
The spina bifida, a rate of 3-4 per thousand babies born annually in Turkey Selcuk Minister notable sightings, said:
"With the procedure of Spina Bifida Repair with Fetal Surgery, the reduction of the number of disabled children and the degree of disability, the disappearance of the need for surgery with the regression of cerebellum prolapse / cerebellum hernia or chiari malformation, orthopedic surgeries for the spine to be performed after birth and other problems in the skeletal system. We expect especially the reduction of bladder operations, the prevention of shunt infections with recurrent shunt operations, and a decrease in the expenses for physical therapy after birth. "
Stating that citizens can obtain drugs from pharmacies contracted with SGK, Minister Selçuk wished the drugs to heal the patients and wished citizens a healthy life.
Among the drugs included in the reimbursement list, 4 of them are cancer drugs, 2 of them are drugs used in the treatment of urothelial cancer from abroad, and 2 of them are innovative targeted therapeutic drugs used in the last stage of lung cancer.
The first drug used to treat vitiligo is taken to pay by being manufactured abroad supply while at Turkey. Others consist of 5 drugs used in the treatment of hypertension, 2 drugs used in the treatment of cough, 1 drug used in the treatment of colds and 1 drug used in women receiving radiotherapy.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA