Law No. 23.753. Modification.

Original Language Title: Ley Nº 23.753. Modificación.

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HEALTH public health publishes 26.914 law Law No. 23.753. Modification. Adopted: 27 November 2013 fact promulgated: 17 December 2013 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: article 1 ° - replaced article 1 23.753 law, problems and Diabetes Prevention, by the following text: article 1 - will be application authority of this law the Ministry of health the nation, which will be available through the relevant areas the dictation of the measures necessary for the dissemination of the problem derived from the diabetic disease and its complications , according to the knowledge scientifically accepted, tending to the recognition early of the same, its treatment and proper control. It will take its statistical control, provide co-operation on scientific and technical health authorities around the country, in order to coordinate the planning of actions. It will ensure the production, distribution and dispensing of medicaments and diagnostic reagents for self-control to all patients with diabetes, with the object of ensuring them access to an adequate according to the scientific, technological and pharmacological knowledge approved therapy, as well as their monitoring.
Article 2 ° - joining 23.753 law as article 5 the following text: article 5 - the application authority of this law will establish standards of Provision of medicines and supplies, which must be reviewed and updated at least every two (2) years, in order to include coverage the pharmacological and technological advances that may apply in the therapy of diabetes and promote an improvement in the quality of life of diabetic patients. The coverage of drugs and diagnostic reagents for self-control of patients with diabetes, will be 100% (one hundred percent) and in the necessary quantities according to medical prescription. Access provisions of the preceding paragraph, only will require accreditation, through medical certification of a diabetic patient condition, public health care institution. This certification will be done at the time of diagnosis and shall remain as the patient journal the nature of chronic sick. The enforcement authority may not extend the accreditation requirements for coverage. The enforcement authority should carry out detection and awareness of the disease, national campaigns in order to achieve an adequate knowledge in the society of this pathology, to allow greater social integration of patients. Also, must articulate with the jurisdictions local and them institutions educational in all them levels programs training that allow the access of students and teachers to a knowledge right of it problematic.
Article 3 ° - joining 23.753 law as article 6 the following text: article 6 - the Ministry of health of the nation should be the first revision and update within 30 (thirty) days of sanctioned this Act.
Article 4 ° - joining 23.753 law as article 7 the following text: article 7 - this law is law enforcement, and the enforcement authority hold the necessary agreements with provincial jurisdictions and the city of Buenos Aires, in order to agree on the mechanisms of implementation of provisions of the present.
Article 5 ° - contact the national executive power.
-REGISTERED UNDER NO. 26.914 - AMADO BOUDOU. -JULIAN A. DOMINGUEZ. -Gervasio Bozzano. -Mary C. Rodriguez.

Date of publication: 27/12/2013