The Number of Medicines on the Reimbursement List Increased to 8.880

Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk, Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services, stated that the number of drugs paid for by the Social Security Institution increased to 8.880. Minister Selçuk stated that the number of drugs included in the reimbursement list in the last two years is 1.166.

Reminding that the number of drugs on the reimbursement list was 2000 in the 3.986s, Minister Selçuk said, “We increased the number of our drugs significantly. Currently, 8.506 of our drugs are on the domestic reimbursement list and 374 of our drugs are on the international reimbursement list. In addition, 737 cancer drugs, 75 domestic and 812 international, are on our reimbursement list. "The number of applications to the healthcare service provider per person in 2002 was 3,1 thanks to the medicines we bought back, while this figure rose to 9,9 with universal health insurance."

Reminding that medical supplies with 4.833 SUT code are also on the reimbursement list by the SSI, Minister Selçuk noted that they have added 33 new SUT codes in the last two years.

Minister Selçuk emphasized that the cost of medical supplies covered by reimbursement to SSI increased to 2020 billion lira in 5.

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