Law of Ukraine
"On the Moratorium on Liquidation and Reorganization of Health Care Institutions"
Date of entry into force:
March 1, 2014
Article 1 of the Law implements a moratorium on liquidation and reorganization of health care institutions of state and municipal forms of ownership, which includes:
- direct liquidation of hospitals, clinics, outpatient clients, medical and obstetrical stations (including those located on the territories of village and township councils) and other medical institutions of state and municipal forms of ownership;
- reorganization of health care institutions that results in a change of their principal purpose and/or downsizing of staff and inpatient care beds;
- other forms of reorganizations aimed at closure of health care institutions and decrease of the amount of medical aid available to the public;
- reduction of working hours of medical institutions.