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Resolution of November 19, 2021 No. 1979


Resolution of November 19, 2021 No. 1979

The program of state guarantees for the free provision of medical care to citizens now contains a clear list of cases for conducting PCR tests for the presence of coronavirus infection. Such changes are enshrined in a decree signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. The decision made will make it possible to continue to carry out such research with a guarantee under the compulsory medical insurance policy, that is, free of charge for citizens.

You can make a free PCR test in the following cases:

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From the opening remarks by Mikhail Mishustin at the meeting of the Presidium of the Coordinating Council under the Government to combat the spread of the new coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation, November 23, 2021

– if there are signs of an acute cold and at the same time symptoms of COVID-19 appear;

– to assess the effectiveness of treatment, when you need to make sure that the patient has finally recovered;

– with a positive rapid test for coronavirus to confirm the diagnosis.

In addition, the decree stipulates that the regions have the right to independently establish additional cases for free testing. For example, when examining citizens who have been in contact with patients with COVID-19 in epidemic foci.

“It is important that as many citizens as possible undergo testing, it must remain accessible to people,” Mikhail Mishustin said at meeting of the Coordination Council for the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection on November 23.

The signed document changes Government Decree of December 28, 2020 No. 2299.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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