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Deputado Cássio Andrade está sentado falando ao microfone

Commission expands home care for SUS patients with limited mobility – News

07/13/2022 – 12:09

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The rapporteur, Deputy Cassio Andrade, has benefited from several projects that are being processed together

The House Committee on the Defense of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has approved a bill that would grant patients from the Unified Health System (SUS) with mobility impairments the right to receive medications, procedures, and vaccines at home.

The proposal that amends Organic Health LawIt also gives these patients the right to receive all medications at home for continuous use prescribed by a doctor free of charge.

The approved text is a alternative Rapporteur, deputy Casio Andrade (PSB-PA)Which includes the main project – PL 3697/12former deputy Marco Tibaldi (SC) – And the five join.

Andrade says the proposal is in line with government policy for SUS, which in recent years has implemented measures to reduce the need for patients to go to health centers and hospitals, such as scheduling appointments remotely.

“Health care provided to SUS users has increasingly increased preventive and primary care measures, so that patients need less and less to travel unnecessarily to health units,” the MP said.

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The approved proposal also specifies SUS to provide telephone or remote channels to allow citizens to schedule appointments and procedures remotely, and to monitor queues for procedures and surgeries.

All measures provided for in the alternative come into effect 90 days after the publication of the future law, to give the SUS time to adapt to the changes.

project in categorical character It will now be analyzed by the Committees for the Defense of the Rights of the Elderly; social security and family; finance and taxation; and Constitution, Justice and Citizenship (CCJ).

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Reporting – Janary Jr.
Editing – Natalia Doederline