03 February 2021

87 more drugs added to reimbursement list

87 more drugs added to reimbursement list

According to the statement made by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services, 87 more drugs, including 10 respiratory system drugs, were included in the reimbursement list.

The Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk stated that 74 of 87 drugs included in the reimbursement list by the Social Security Institution (SGK) are domestic production, and that the number of drugs paid will reach 9 thousands and 20.

Minister Selçuk pointed out that they never consider the health of the citizen as a cost factor and that they increase the number of drugs included in the reimbursement list every day.

Stating that citizens can obtain drugs from pharmacies contracted with the Social Security Institution, Minister Selçuk said, “I wish the drugs heals our patients, I wish our citizens a healthy life”.