112 health workers assigned a one-time payment due to infection with COVID-19
As of 6 p.m. on July 24, one-time social payment from the State Social Insurance Fund (hereinafter referred to as the SSIF) in case of infection with a coronavirus infection or viral pneumonia in the amount of 2 million tenge has been assigned to 112 medical workers involved in the fight against COVID-19. The funds have already been transferred to 73 medical workers, another 39 have been sent for payment.
Medical workers who are entitled to the above payment are determined by special commissions at health departments of regions and cities of republican significance based on the results of the examination of sick medical workers. The general set of applications is formed by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter – the Ministry of Health).
In total, 123 applications for payment were received from the Ministry of Health to the SSIF. By regions, the largest number of applications came from Almaty (46), Almaty (38) and North Kazakhstan (10) regions.
For the remaining 11 applications, additional data verification is underway by the Ministry of Health. After providing the updated data, these health workers will immediately be assigned a payment.
Let us recall that in accordance with the changes made on July 22 of this year. in the joint order of the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated April 9 this year. “On the approval of the Rules for the implementation of a one-time social payment to health care workers involved in anti-epidemic measures to combat coronavirus infection COVID-19, in the event of their infection or death from this infection”, the above payment is due:
– medical workers in case of infection with coronavirus infection or viral pneumonia – 2 million tenge;
– families of these persons in case of their death from infection with coronavirus infection COVID-19, viral pneumonia – 10 million tenge.
The State Fiscal Service has not received applications for the death of a medical worker from coronavirus infection or viral pneumonia.