An important component of the development of the domestic medical system has been the reform of the primary level of health care facilities. The impetus for this was the adoption of the main draft laws, which significantly changed the distribution of funds for the financing of the medical sector in Ukraine. The article describes the percentage of the population that chose their primary care physician, analyzes the distribution of declarations by the number and structure of primary medical care providers who have concluded an agreement with the National Health Service of Ukraine in Ukraine and the Carpathian region. It was cleared up that both in Ukraine and in its regions the population had the right to choose primary care physicians among such specialties as family doctors, therapists and pediatricians, where as a result of compiling declarations the largest population in Ukraine chose family doctors in Transcarpathian, Lviv and Chernivtsi regionss, and the share of family doctors in these regions significantly exceeds the Ukrainian average in the country. It has been determined that an important factor is public awareness about the importance and necessity of electronic declarations. The study concludes that this, in its turn, has provided the population with a free choice of a therapist in urban areas or a family general practitioner in rural areas. It has been investigated that the population has a free choice to sign declarations with primary care doctors, and this allows each citizen to choose a doctor at his discretion, who, in turn, having the opportunity to provide services and receive a slightly higher fee according to the coefficients approved by the National Health Service of Ukraine. It has been concluded that patients have the opportunity to receive medical services from primary care physicians, as a result of which they can receive qualified medical care. Under conditions when in patients’ opinions medical care or services are not provided at the appropriate level, they can change doctors and automatically sign a declaration with another doctor.
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