PM, Health Minister met with hospital and insurance company director
Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili and Minister of Health Care Zurab Chiaberashvili met with the representatives of insurance companies and the regional hospitals at the Georgian Insurance Association today.
Prime Minister questioned the representatives of the insurance companies about the growth of salaries to the staff of the newly opened hospitals in various regions of Georgia. The hospital managers said the minimum salary of the nurses in regional hospitals will be soon increased up to 200 GEL; doctors, who are currently paid 200-350 GEL, will have their salaries increased with 20% and the personnel, who have higher salaries, will have their salaries increased with 10%.
The representatives of the hospital manager companies also said that from August 1, 2012, staff of all hospitals will be insured.
Prime Minister said the government would continue to work on the further growth of the salaries of medical personnel and the progress should refer to those medical institutions, which are not under the management of the insurance companies.