Russians older than 40 years can begin to give a day off for medical examination

the Bill that has been submitted to the State Duma. As stated in the explanatory Memorandum, this additional output will be provided with preservation of average earnings. To confirm the fact of passing of medical examination, the employee will be required to provide a certificate from the clinic, if it is stipulated in the collective agreement or local normative act, explained “RG” in the Ministry of labor, where he developed the bill.

Photo: iStock the Ministry of health has opened “a hot line” medical check-UPS

Now each employee has the right to ask your employer time off for annual checkups once in three years. And only pretensioner and working pensioners can take two days off once a year. In all cases, the person paid the time allocated for the examination. Last year, the Ministry of health has changed the procedure of carrying out prophylactic examinations and dispensarization. “After 40 years, clinical examination should now be annual, in contrast to professional examinations, which are held once in three years”, – said in July last year, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.

Now, the employee may request time off for annual checkups once in three years

As said the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Valery Ryazan, check-UPS and medical examinations remain voluntary and free. No one is forcing you to go to the doctors. But if a person really cares about your health, he will use this opportunity. For example, in 2018, according to the results of the clinical examination in 54% of patients were found to have illnesses that require further monitoring specialists.

“I Think it takes five years for the Russians to become more disciplined in terms of passing the examination. Because the earlier the disease is detected, the easier it is to overcome,” said Senatethe EO.