HZZO

AcronymDefinition
HZZOHrvatski Zavod za Zdravstveno Osiguranje (Croatian: Croatian Institute for Health Insurance)
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In June 2015, the director of the HZZO, Tatjana Trupec, stated that upcoming proposed changes to Croatian healthcare legislation will enable the easier inclusion of new drugs to the positive reimbursement list.
* In March 2015, the HZZO added 14 additional drugs to its primary list of covered medicines.
* From January 1 2015, the HZZO gained financial independence with its funding separated from the treasury.
* In April 2014 the HZZO revised its primary reimbursement list, including new drugs but also revising the recommended prices downwards.
* In February 2014 the HZZO moved several drugs from full reimbursement status to partial reimbursement status, including diabetes medicines.
Previously, the HZZO paid almost HRK500mn (US$87mn) to private providers for services provided, but these will now migrate over to public polyclinics, which are expected to come under stress from an influx of new
The HZZO announced its 2013 budget for prescription drugs would be reduced from HRK3.1bn (US$530mn) to HRK2.8bn (US $480mn), combined with price controls introduced on expensive medicines in November 2012.