Ukraine: Medical tourism profile
NOTE: THIS WAS PRODUCED BEFORE THE 2022 RUSSIAN INVASION OF UKRAINE
New legislation on the operation of public healthcare facilities and the funding of medical services has been adopted by Parliament, providing a new approach to the financing of healthcare institutions and individual healthcare practitioners. Budget funding in the healthcare sector is provided only to public hospitals, but private healthcare institutions and individual practitioners will be able to benefit from state budget financing after entering into an agreement with the new National Healthcare Service.
Medical tourism numbers in
According to the Ukrainian Association of Medical Tourism 2018 and 2019 both saw 65,000 medical tourists visit Ukraine.
Medical tourism numbers out
According to the Ukrainian Association of Medical Tourism (UAMT), 160,000 patients left Ukraine for treatment in 2018.
Medical tourism promotion
Ukraine plans to promote medical tourism in 2022 are on hold.
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