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Health reform: 117 of the 139 articles that make up the project have been approved

Several of the most controversial health reform articles were approved by the House of Representatives on the night of May 18, 2023

With regard to the voting of the Articles, it was approved first and foremost for the national government. The block of accepted articles was 10, 12, 13, 14, 49, 53, 54, 60, 75, 135.

Important subjects are 12, 13 and 14, which allow Creation of Integrated Healthcare Network This means that users can be attended by any IPS at all levels of health and complexity, regardless of the Health and Life Manager, erstwhile EPS to which they are affiliated.

Articles 60 and 75 allow AUTHORITY OF DIRECT TRANSFER OF ADDRESS TO IPS, Meanwhile, Article 54 establishes Payment to health and life managers in the new system.

This payment will be 5% and 3% for administration if they meet quality indicators, i.e. efficient use of resources and user satisfaction.

Article 50 was also approved on new functions of EPS who will be in charge of health and operational management, ie, Financial risk management and payment rests with the state.

On May 18, 2023, at about 10 am, the health reform session was adjourned. Among the contentious issues yet to be voted on are territorial wealth and extraordinary powers.

“It looks like you’ve been hired to throw a party, But you don’t say who will bring the food, nor what to drink, nor who the guests are. But when they come, they have to answer so that everything is in order,” said Paula Acosta, president of the AIMS.

For his part, UNIPS executive director Jorge Toro said it “allows IPS to have cash for health services operations.”

On its Twitter account, the Ministry of Health said that “The new health system will reach all Colombians and Colombians in all regions of the country,

Partido de la U declared itself independent

The Partido de la U announced its decision to leave the coalition to the government of Colombian President Gustavo Petro to declare itself an independent bank.

“Today, on the benches of the Partido de la U, we have had a quiet and deliberate We have considered breaking away from the governing coalition and going for independence community said in a statement, and continue to act coherently and responsibly to be able to respond positively to the country’s most urgent needs.

In this sense, Partico de la U pointed out that “freedom of ideas is the basis of democracy” and that this is the moment in which “the good of Colombia must prevail.”

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