The government increased the subsidy on medicines for children with disabilities

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on increase in subventions on provision of separate categories of citizens with medicines, medical products and specialized products of medical nutrition for children with disabilities to 1,442 billion rubles. the Corresponding decree published on Tuesday on the government website.

Thus, the total budget appropriations increased reached 32,096 billion.

In December 2015 the government has approved the allocation of subsidies for the constituent entities of the Russian Federation for medicines for disabled children, in the amount of 30,654 billion.

As noted in reference to the document in the first quarter of this year the Federal register of persons entitled to receive state social assistance, was increased by 190 220 people, and the total number of citizens in this category was 3 560 262.