said it was satisfied with the functioning of the healthcare system during the first five weeks of operation, noting that day by day the public is becoming increasingly accustomed to it.
According to the HIO
deputy director, Efi Kamitsi, Gesy hospitals were operating smoothly and without significant problems.
The whole thing is a chaotic mess which is indefensible given the time the HIO
had to complete its preparations.
Potamitis also said that some drugs that do not require prescriptions are not included on the HIO
list, around 200-300 products.
"We are hoping that everything will be ready for the launching of the scheme on June 1," said senior officer of the HIO
, Angelos Tropis, but added "improvements will be made constantly."
Earlier in the year, the HIO
had said that 130 paediatricians would be needed to ensure a smooth start to healthcare reform.
More details on HIO
web site www.hio.gov.eg Bidders are advised to verify the type of the requested auxiliary works prior to buying tender documents.
Gesy offers children under 18 a choice of 70 paediatricians with whom they can register, even though the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO
) had claimed earlier in the year that a total of 130 paediatricians would be needed to ensure a smooth start to the healthcare reform.
In an announcement, the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO
) said that the members of the public may register with Gesy either on their own or through another person with access to the electronic system.
A technical glitch preventing some people from registering for the national health scheme (Gesy) is expected to be resolved sometime in the next few days, a Health Insurance Organisation (HIO
) official has told the Cyprus Mail.
Supply of medical earphones for all HIO
beneficiaries at all HIO
branches including schools students and children for two years.
Under Gesy, it is proposed all healthcare professionals who register will be able to offer their usual services and be paid by the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO