Law Amending The Law On Health Insurance

Original Language Title: Закон за изменение и допълнение на Закона за здравното осигуряване

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Name of law
Law amending the Law on Health Insurance




Name Bill
Bill amending the Law on Health Insurance





Date of adoption
26/07/2012



Number / year Official Gazette
60/2012







DECREE № 301
Pursuant to Art. 98 pt. 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria
DECREE:
To be published in the "Official Gazette" Act amending the Health Insurance Act, adopted by HLI National Assembly on July 26, 2012 || | Released in Sofia on August 1, 2012
President of the Republic: Rosen Plevneliev
stamped with the state seal.
Minister of Justice Diana Kovacheva

Law amending the Law on Health Insurance (prom. SG. 70 of 1998 .; amend., SG. 93 and 153 in 1998 ., No. 62, 65, 67, 69, 110 and 113 in 1999, pcs. 1 and 64 of 2000, pcs. 41 2001 pcs. 1, 54, 74, 107, 112, 119 and 120 in 2002, pcs. 8, 50, 107 and 114 of 2003, pcs. 28, 38, 49, 70, 85 and 111 of 2004, pcs. 39, 45, 76, 99, 102, 103 and 105 of 2005, pcs. 17, 18, 30, 33, 34, 59, 80, 95 and 105 of 2006, pcs. 11 2007 .; Decision № 3 of the Constitutional Court since 2007 years - SG. 26 of 2007 .; amend., SG. 31, 46, 53, 59, 97, 100 and 113 in 2007, pcs. 37, 71 and 110 of 2008, pcs. 35 41, 42, 93, 99 and 101 of 2009, pcs. 19, 26, 43, 49, 58, 59, 62, 96, 97, 98 and 100 in 2010, pcs. 9, 60, 99 and 100 of 2011 and SG. 38 of 2012)
§ 1. In art. 1, para. 2 words "health insurance premiums" are replaced with "premium" and the words "health insurance contracts" are replaced by "insurance contracts".
§ 2. Article 3 is amended as follows:
"Art. 3. Voluntary health insurance is an activity of taking risks associated with financial provision of certain health services and goods against payment of premiums based on insurance contracts. "
§ 3. In art. 18, para. 2 number "6" is replaced by "three".
§ 4. In art. 19, para. 7, p. 15 the number "4" is replaced by "5".
§ 5. In art. 23, para. 1, p. 11 after the words "item. 2 "is added" and par. 2 pt. 3 ".
§ 6. In art. 37 para. 1 is amended as follows:
"(1) For each visit to the doctor or dentist and for each day of hospital treatment, but not more than 10 days a year, persons under Art. 33 pay the doctor to the dentist or the hospital amounts determined by government decree. "
§ 7. A Art. 40b:
"Art. 40b. (1) Mandatory insured persons to whom the scheme applies for health insurance EU according to Art. 72 of Staff of the European Union and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union established by Council Regulation (EEC, Euratom, ECSC) № 259/68 of the Council of 29 February 1968 laying down the Staff Regulations and conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities and instituting special measures temporarily applicable to officials of the Commission do not pay health insurance contributions for the period during which apply to them scheme for health insurance EU after previously submitted application to the National revenue Agency.
(2) The persons under par. 1 paid medical care at prices determined by the medical establishment and the recovery of their costs made under the terms and conditions of Art. 72 and Annex VII of the Staff Regulations of the European Union. "
§ 8. In art. 45 made the following amendments:
1. In para. 1 created item. 15:
"15. health activities under Art. 82, para. 2 pt. 3 of the Health Act. "
2. In para. 2 words "item. 11 and 12 "are replaced by" item. 11, 12 and 15 '. 3
. In para. 3 words "drugs, medical devices and dietary foods for special medical purposes, fully or partially" is replaced by "fully or partially medicinal products, medical devices and dietary foods for special medical purposes and health activities under Art. 82, para. 2 pt. 3 of the Health Act. "
4. In para. 9, after the words "medical purposes" a comma and added "as well as medicines for health activities under Art. 82, para. 2 pt. 3 of the Health Act. "
5. Paragraph 10 is amended as follows:
"(10) For medicinal products included in the Positive drug list under Art. 262, para. 5 pt. 1 of the Law on Medicinal Products in Human Medicine NHIS negotiate with the holders of marketing authorizations or their authorized representatives discounts the cost of packing, calculated based on the reference value of the medicinal product for which NHIF pays under conditions on criteria and procedures determined by the ordinance under para. 9. "
6. Create a new paragraph. 11, 12 and 13 and par. 14:

"(11) The agreed discount of value under par. 10 is distributed proportionally in favor of NHIF and the person with medical insurance under terms and conditions determined by the ordinance under para. 9.
(12) pharmacies contracted with NHIF may not charge the amount paid by medical insurance face amount of the rebate agreed under par. 10 value NHIF pays.
(13) Medicinal Products for health activities under Art. 82, para. 2 pt. 3 of the Health Act NHIF negotiate with the holders of marketing authorizations and / or their authorized representatives discounts on medicinal product conditions, criteria and procedures determined by the ordinance under para. 9.
(14) medical devices included in the list of art. 30a of the Law on medical devices NHIF negotiate with manufacturers or wholesalers of medical devices and / or their authorized representatives discounts the value for the group medical devices conditions, criteria and procedures determined by the ordinance under para. 9. "
7. Former para. 11 becomes para. 15.
8. Former para. 12 becomes para. 16 and the words "Art. 55c "are replaced by" Art. 55E '.
9. Former para. 13 becomes para. 17.
10. A par. 18:
"(18) The National Health Insurance Fund negotiates discounts and reduced pay the agreed discounts value for all medicinal products useful for the treatment of malignancies of the medical care as follows:
1. discounts negotiated by the value of the package, calculated on the basis of a reference medicinal products for the treatment of malignancies included in the Positive drug list under Art. 262, para. 5 pt. 2 of the Law on Medicinal Products in Human Medicine;
2. after negotiation under p. 1 contracts with holders of marketing authorizations for medicinal products concerned or their authorized representatives; terms and conditions for negotiation shall be settled in the methodology approved by the Supervisory Board on the proposal of the Governor of the NHIF. "
§ 9. Members 55a, 55b and 55c are canceled.
§ 10. In art. 55g following amendments and additions:
1. A new paragraph. 3:
"(3) development of forecast volumes and prices of medical care providers are obliged to make available to National Health Insurance Fund / NHIF information determined by NHIF medical and financial parameters."
2. Former para. 3 and 4 shall become par. 4 and 5.
§ 11. In art. 55d para. 9, "par. 4 "are replaced with" para. 5 ".
§ 12. In art. 64a para. 1, p. 6 the words "health insurance companies" are replaced by "insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ".
§ 13. Article 65 is amended as follows:
"Art. 65. medical care providers are required to provide the National Health Insurance Fund / NHIF information about their activities under the specified R & D terms, conditions and volume. "
§ 14. In art. 66 is amended as follows:
1. Paragraph 2 is repealed.
2. In para. 3 words "under par. 2 "is replaced by" requested by the NFA. "
§ 15. In art. 80a par. 1 the word "issue" is replaced by "the Ministry of Health issued".
§ 16. Article 81 is amended as follows:
"Art. 81. This chapter governs voluntary health insurance. "
§ 17. Article 82 is amended as follows:
" Art. 82. (1) Voluntary health insurance is based on a contract for medical insurance under Art. 222a of the Insurance Code.
(2) No voluntary health insurance contracts for medical insurance concluded in relation to travel outside the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.
(3) shall not be considered voluntary health insurance and the activities of medical care under contracts with natural and legal persons for medical services when they have a certain type, volume and prices. "
§ 18 . In art. 83 is amended as follows:
1. Paragraphs 1 and 2 are amended as follows:
"(1) voluntary health insurance may carry insurance joint stock companies licensed by the types of insurance under p. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Section II, letter" A " application № 1 to the insurance Code.
(2) In fulfillment of its obligations under the contracts for medical insurance insurers have the right to require medical care providers and providers of health goods written information and documents executed by their health service or delivered them to good health insured. The information in the first sentence includes diagnosis, prescribed treatment, medical records about treatment, medicines, medical devices, supplies and materials within the treatment type and scope of services operating in the contractor or supplier price list of the service. "
2. Paragraphs 3 and 4 shall be repealed.
§ 19. Article 84 is repealed.
§ 20. In art. 85 is amended as follows:
1. Paragraph 2 shall be amended as follows:

"(2) The type, price, terms and conditions for health services under par. 1 shall be determined by agreements between the health care providers and insurers of art. 83, para. 1. "
2. Paragraph 3 shall be repealed.
§ 21. Article 86 is repealed.
§ 22. In Chapter III Section II of Art. 87 - 90u, section III, art. 91 - 99B and art. 99d, Section IV of art. 99e - 99i and Section V of art. 99k - 99n canceled.
§ 23. In art. 101 is amended as follows:
1. Point 2 is amended as follows:
"2. care to ensure insurers under Art. 83, para. 1 of the provision of health services under the insurance contract. "
2. In item. 3 the word "license" is replaced by "license". 3
. Point 4 is amended as follows:
"4. made in 7 days at the request of the deputy chairman of the Financial Supervision Commission in charge "Insurance Supervision" opinion on the contents and feasibility of insurance contracts for medical insurance under Art. 222a para. 2 of the Insurance Code offered by insurers. "
§ 24. In art. 102 is amended as follows:
1. In para. 1, p. 2 the words "health insurance companies" are replaced by "insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ".
2. In para. 2, first sentence the words "companies for voluntary health insurance" are replaced by "insurers of art. 83, para. 1 "and the second sentence the words" companies for voluntary health insurance "are replaced by" insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ". 3
. In para. 3 words "Health insurance companies" are replaced by "insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ".
4. In para. 5 'health insurance companies "are replaced by" insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ".
5. In para. 6 words "health insurance companies" are replaced by "insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ".
§ 25. In art. 106b is amended as follows:
1. Paragraphs 1-3 are amended as follows:
"(1) Whoever commits or suffers a voluntary health insurance without being licensed under the Insurance Code, is punishable by:
1. a fine of 2,000 to 10,000 lev - for individual;
2. pecuniary penalty from 50 000 to 200 000 lev - a legal entity or sole trader.
(2) For repeated violation administrative penalty under par. 1 pt. 1 of 4,000 to 20,000 lev and under par. 1 pt. 2 - from 100 000 to 400 000 Levs.
(3) Violations under par. 1 and 2 are established by acts of officials of the administration of the Financial Supervision Commission, empowered by its Vice-President in charge "Insurance Supervision". The penalty shall be issued by the deputy chairman of the Financial Supervision Commission in charge "Insurance Supervision". "
2. Paragraphs 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 are canceled.
§ 26. In art. 108, para. 2, second sentence, the words "health insurance companies" are deleted.
§ 27. § 1 of the additional provisions be amended as follows:
1. Points 4 and 6 are canceled.
2. In t. 11, 'companies for voluntary health insurance "are replaced by" insurers of art. 83, para. 1 ". 3
. Section 12 is repealed.
4. In item. 14 words "company for voluntary health insurance" are replaced by "insurer of art. 83, para. 1 ".
5. Section 19 is repealed.
Transitional and Final Provisions
§ 28. Until the entry into force of the decree of art. 37, para. 1 applies former para. 1 of the article.
§ 29. (1) Within one year after the entry into force of this law existing health insurance companies licensed for voluntary health insurance under the Health Insurance Act shall bring their activities in line with the Insurance Code and submit application to the financial supervision Commission for a license to carry out insurance under p. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of section II, letter "a" of Annex № 1 to the insurance Code.
(2) the Financial Supervision Commission may refuse to issue a license on the grounds of Art. 34 of the Insurance Code.
(3) issued before the enactment of this Act licenses for carrying out voluntary health insurance are valid until the alignment of operations in accordance with the Insurance Code and the delivery of the Financial Supervision Commission, respectively the deadline for bringing operation of existing health insurance companies in accordance with the insurance Code, when no evidence of compliance with the insurance Code.
(4) a license under par. 1 health insurance companies do not pay state tax.

§ 30. Existing health insurance companies licensed for voluntary health insurance under the Health Insurance Act to obtain a license to conduct insurance, according to the deadline for bringing the activity in accordance with the Insurance Code in § 29 para. 1 operate under the previous order, applying and repealed provisions of Art. 99k - 99n and art. 106b.
§ 31. (1) Within one month after the deadline under § 29 para. 1 existing health insurance companies who had not brought their activities in compliance with the Insurance Code, submitted to the Financial Supervision Commission for application:
1. transformation through a merger or acquisition in the insurer received a license to conduct insurance under Section II of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code, including the transfer of all or part of its portfolio of health insurance contracts in the procedure of transformation or
2. a transfer of all of its portfolio of health insurance contracts or part thereof of an insurer licensed to carry out insurance under p. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Section II, letter "A" of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code, outside the procedure under item. 1 and initiation of termination, or 3
. termination of its activities under the Insurance Code, regardless of whether the outgoing health insurance company has transferred or not the portfolio of health insurance contracts.
(2) An application under par. 1 may be filed within the period under § 29 para. 1.
(3) After the transfer of the insurance portfolio of health insurance contracts they are considered insurance contracts under p. 2 of Section II of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code, while maintaining all the conditions of them.
(4) Existing health insurance companies who had not brought their activities in compliance with the Insurance Code in the period under § 29 para. 1 or not applied in the period under par. 1 or 2, subject to involuntary termination under Art. 123 of the Insurance Code.
(5) Termination and procedures for conversion, transfer of a portfolio of health insurance contracts, liquidation and bankruptcy is carried out under the Insurance Code.
§ 32. (1) The contracts for voluntary health insurance in force at the date of entry into force of this Act shall remain in effect until the expiration of the term for which they were concluded, but no later than one year the entry into force of this Act.
(2) Where a contract for voluntary health insurance, acting upon the entry into force of this Act shall expire at the day preceding the date of expiry of one year from the entry into force of this Act, the contract may be renewed for a new term no more than one year from the entry into force of this Act, unless the day of renewal company for voluntary health insurance, which renews the contract is granted a license to insurer under § 29.
(3) Para 2 apply accordingly and at the conclusion of new contracts for voluntary health insurance.
§ 33. Contracts Section I pt. 4 and 6 and Section II, letter "A" pt. 2 of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code in force at the date of entry into force of this law remain in effect until the expiration of the term for which they were concluded, the term of which can not be extended.
§ 34. (1) The National Health Insurance Fund negotiates the cost of medical devices intended for diseases listed in the ordinance of art. 45, para. 3, the terms and conditions approved by the Supervisory Board of the National Health Insurance Fund, proposed by the Governor of the NHIF.
(2) National Health Insurance Fund negotiates the cost of medical products, which are paid in terms of hospital care in accordance with arrangements approved by the Supervisory Board on the proposal of the Governor of the NHIF.
(3) The contract under par. 1 values ​​paid by NHIF to complete the procedure for determining the value to which NHIF pays medical devices belonging to one group, according to the ordinance under Art. 30a para. 3 of the Law on medical devices.
§ 35. In the Insurance Code (prom. SG. 103 of 2005 .; amend. Pcs. 105 of 2005, pcs. 30, 33, 34, 54, 59, 80, 82 and 105 in 2006, pcs. 48, 53, 97, 100 and 109 of 2007, pcs. 67 and 69 in 2008, pcs. 24 and 41, 2009, pcs. 19, 41, 43 , 86 and 100 in 2010, pcs. 51, 60 and 77 of 2011 and SG. 21 of 2012) the following amendments:
1. In art. 1 par. 2 is amended as follows:
"(2) The provisions of this Code shall not apply to the activity of additional social insurance, unless otherwise provided by law."

2. In art. 9, para. 1 after the word "accident" is added "and insurance" disease "as an insurer licensed only under item. 1 and / or 2 of Section II, letter" A "Application № 1, can receive an additional license for a new type of insurance section I and insurer licensed under section I may receive additional license for a new type of insurance under item. 1 and / or 2 of section II, letter "a" application № 1. "
third. In art. 11 create par. 3 and 4:
"(3) If the insurance company is licensed only under p. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Section II, letter" A "of Annex № 1, his company can contain individually or in combination the words "voluntary", "health" and "insurance" or any derivative of Bulgarian or foreign language.
(4) A person who does not meet the requirements of para. 3, can not use in its name, advertising or other activity in combination the words "health" and "insurance" or any derivative of Bulgarian or foreign language. The prohibition under the first sentence shall not apply to the National Health Insurance Fund and its subsidiaries. "
4. Chapter Nineteen creates Section IV of art. 222a:
"Section IV
Health (medical) insurance
contract medical insurance
Art. 222a. (1) The contract for medical insurance the insurer undertakes to assume the risks arising from illness or accident related to the financial provision of certain health services and goods in exchange for insurance premium.
(2) The contract for medical insurance an insurer can absorb and financial provision of health services and goods related to prevention of the insured person, pregnancy, childbirth and others.
(3) The contract for medical insurance the insurer may assume the financial provision of other goods and services related to healthcare of the insured person, including transport, specialized care and palliative care.
(4) The contract for medical insurance can be defined maximum liability of the insurer in the form of insurance amount or volume and range of health goods and services that are provided for a fixed period.
(5) The contract for medical insurance the insurer may undertake to reimburse cash expenditures incurred by the insured or provide the goods and services by contractors, which has contracted.
(6) contract for medical insurance can be open-ended, in which case the insurance premium can not be increased due to the age of the insured person or deterioration of his health.
(7) contract for medical insurance can cover the risks associated with loss of income due to accident or illness, the insurer undertakes to compensate by single or periodic payments loss of income of the insured person. "
5. Created art. 241A and 241b:
"Permanent health insurance
Art. 241A. (1) The contract for permanent health insurance the insurer undertakes to make regular payments to the insured to compensate for loss of income due to accident or illness.
(2) compensation for permanent health insurance is paid until recovery of the insured, respectively entitlement to receive retirement age.
Covering health risks with additional insurance
Art. 241b. (1) additional insurance under Section I of Annex № 1 is concluded as additional coverage to other insurance in the same section.
(2) To cover the health risks with additional insurance the insurer owes a lump sum or periodic payments in accordance with the conditions laid down in the contract. "
6. In § 1 of the Supplementary Provisions are created so. 54 and 55:
"54. "Specialized care" is helping a nurse, physical therapist or other qualified person, which aims to help the healing process.
55. "Palliative care" are care to alleviate the condition of terminally ill and are not intended or may not lead to their recovery. "
7. Annex № 1, Section I:
a) pt. 4 letter "a" is repealed;
B) pt. 6 letters "g" and "and" are repealed.
§ 36. In the Law on Financial Supervision Commission (prom. SG. 8 2003 .; amend., SG. 31, 67 and 112 of 2003, SG. 85 of 2004 pcs. 39, 103 and 105 of 2005, pcs. 30, 56, 59 and 84 of 2006, pcs. 52, 97 and 109 of 2007, pcs. 67 of 2008, pcs. 24 and 42 of 2009 n. 43 and 97 of 2010, pcs. 77 of 2011, pcs. 21 and 38 in 2012) is amended as follows:
1. In art. 1, para. 2 p. 2 shall be amended as follows:

"2. the insurers under the Insurance Code and the Health Insurance Act and the activities of reinsurers, insurance brokers and insurance agents under the Insurance Code; ".
2. In art. 13:
a) in para. 1:
aa) in section. 5, the words "Social Insurance Code and the Health Insurance Act" is replaced by "and the Social Security Code ';
Bb) in Item. 10 and 11, the words "Health Insurance Act" shall be deleted;
B) in para. 2 words "Health Insurance Act" are deleted. 3
. In art. 16 para. 1, p. 15 the words "and the Health Insurance Act" are deleted.
4. In art. 24, para. 5 pt. 1, 'Social Insurance Code and the Health Insurance Act "is replaced by" and the Social Insurance Code. "
5. In art. 27 para. 1:
a) in item. 1 the words "Health Insurance Act" shall be deleted;
B) pt. 5, the words "or a new health insurance package" are deleted.
6. In art. 30 para. 1 p. 9 is repealed.
§ 37. In the Law for Medicinal Products for Human Use (prom. SG. 31 of 2007 .; amend., SG. 19 of 2008 .; Decision № 5 of the Constitutional Court from 2008 - SG. 65 of 2008 .; amend., SG. 71 of 2008, pcs. 10, 23, 41, 88 and 102 of 2009, pcs. 59 and 98 in 2010, pcs. 9, 12 60 and 61 of 2011 and SG. 38 of 2012) the following amendments:
1. In art. 209a para. 1 created item. 5:
"5. outpatient care under contract with the National Health Insurance Fund, medicinal products necessary for the implementation of health activities under Art. 82, para. 2 pt. 3 of the Health Act. "
2. In art. 289:
a) the previous text becomes para. 1;
B) a par. 2:
"(2) The holder of a marketing authorization which does not fulfill the obligations laid down in accordance with Art. 258, para. 5 shall be liable to a pecuniary penalty of 5,000 to 10,000 lev, while repeating the same violation - to a pecuniary penalty from 10 000 to 20 000 Levs. " 3
. In art. 291, para. 1 and 2 after the words "Art. 289 "a comma and added" par. 1 ".
§ 38. In the Hospitals Act (prom. SG. 62 of 1999 .; amend., SG. 88 and 113 in 1999 .; corr., No. 114 of 1999 amended .; ., No. 36, 65 and 108 of the 2000 .; Decision № 11 of the Constitutional Court of 2001 - SG. 51 of 2001 .; amend., SG. 28 and 62 of 2002, pcs. 83 102 and 114 of 2003, SG. 70 of 2004, pcs. 46, 76, 85, 88 and 105 of 2005, pcs. 30, 34, 59, 80 and 105 of the 2006 issue. 31, 53 and 59 of 2007 pcs. 110 of 2008, pcs. 36, 41, 99 and 101 of 2009, pcs. 38, 59, 98 and 100 in 2010, pcs. 45 and 60 of 2011 and SG. 54 of 2012) is amended as follows:
1. In art. 95, para. 1 p. 2 is amended as follows:
"2. enter into contracts with insurers licensed under Section II, letter "A", ie. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code. "
2. In art. 96 tons. 3 is amended as follows:
"3. insurers licensed under Section II, letter "A", ie. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code. "
§ 39. In the Measures against Money Laundering (prom. SG. 85 of 1998 .; Amend. No.. 1 and 102 in 2001, pcs. 31 of 2003, SG . 103 and 105 of 2005, pcs. 30, 54, 59, 82 and 108 of 2006, pcs. 52, 92 and 109 of 2007, pcs. 16, 36, 67 and 69 of 2008 No.. 22, 23 and 93 of 2009, pcs. 88 and 101 in 2010, pcs. 16, 48, 57 and 96 of 2011 and SG. 44 of 2012) in art. 3, para. 2 pt. 4 words "and health insurance companies" are deleted.
§ 40. In the Law on Independent Financial Audit (prom. SG. 101 of 2001 .; amend., SG. 91 of 2002, No. 96 of 2004, pcs. 77 and 105 2005 pcs. 30, 33, 62 and 105 of 2006, pcs. 67 of 2008, pcs. 95 2009 n. 54 of 2010, No. 99 of 2011 and SG. 38 of 2012) § 1, p. 11 letter "c" of the additional provisions the word "health" is deleted.
§ 41. In the Transplantation of organs, tissues and cells (prom. SG. 83 of 2003 .; amend., SG. 88 of 2005, No. 71 of 2006, No. . 36 and 41 of 2009, pcs. 98 2010, pcs. 9, 2011) Art. 16 para. 4 words "companies for voluntary health insurance" are replaced by "insurers licensed under Section II, letter" A ", ie. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code."
§ 42. In the Trade Act (prom. SG. 48 of 1991 .; amend., SG. 25 of 1992, pcs. 61 and 103 of 1993, pcs. 63 1994 ., No. 63 of 1995, pcs. 42, 59, 83, 86 and 104 of 1996, pcs. 58, 100 and 124 of 1997, pcs. 21, 39, 52 and 70 of 1998 ., No. 33, 42, 64, 81, 90, 103 and 114 of 1999, pcs. 84 of 2000, pcs. 28, 61 and 96 of 2002, pcs. 19, 31 and 58 2003 pcs. 31, 39, 42, 43, 66, 103 and 105 of 2005, pcs. 38, 59, 80 and 105 of 2006, pcs. 59, 92 and 104 of 2007 pcs. 50, 67, 70, 100 and 108 of 2008, pcs. 12, 23, 32, 47 and 82 of 2009, pcs. 41 and 101 in 2010, pcs. 14, 18 and 34 2011 and SG. 53 of 2012) in art. 161 par. 3 is amended as follows:

"(3) In a separate law may fix another minimum amount of capital to certain Companies."
§ 43. In Health Act (prom. SG. 70 of 2004 amended .; ., No. 46, 76, 85, 88, 94 and 103 of 2005, pcs. 18, 30, 34, 59, 71, 75, 80, 81, 95 and 102 of 2006, pcs. 31 41, 46, 53, 59, 82 and 95 of 2007, pcs. 13, 102 and 110 of 2008, pcs. 36, 41, 74, 82, 93, 99 and 101 of the 2009 issue. 41, 42, 50, 59, 62, 98 and 100 in 2010, pcs. 8, 9, 45 and 60 of 2011, pcs. 38, 40 and 54 of 2012) in art. 28, para. 1 created item. 8:
"8. It is necessary for the needs of an insurer licensed under p. 2 or so. 1 and 2 of Section II, letter "A" of Annex № 1 to the Insurance Code. "
§ 44. This Act shall enter into force on the day of its promulgation in the "Official Gazette".
The law was adopted by the 41 th National Assembly on July 26, 2012 and was affixed with the official seal of the National Assembly.
Chairman of the National Assembly Tsetska Tsacheva
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