The media learned of the decision to increase insurance contributions from salaries

2019 will raise the rate of employers contributions to the Fund of obligatory medical insurance (FOMS) from the current 5.1 to 5.9 percent. Write about it on Thursday, “Vedomosti”, with reference to four Federal officials.

According to the publication, the increased contribution is necessary to balance the budget FOMI after the execution of the may decrees on increasing the salaries of health workers. Budget FOMI for 2017-2019 is OK, but not balanced, the newspaper notes. To increase the salaries of doctors is not enough to about 0.5 trillion rubles. for three years: of 70.7 billion rubles — in 2017, 196,6 billion in 2018 and 219,5 billion in 2019.

One of the options that was discussed at the Commission on legislative activity, proposed raising the rate to 6%, but at a meeting with the social Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets agreed that it would be at 5.9%, told the newspaper.

Increasing the contribution of HIF 0.8 percentage points in 2019, will bring an additional 182 billion to 190 billion rubles on the basis of two variants of the forecast of Ministry of economic development.