The legal framework for participation in the payment to satisfy the citizens by the pharmaceutical provision included in the additional common portfolio of the national health system is collecting law 29/2006, of July 26, guarantees and rational use of medicines and sanitary products.
The Royal Decree-Law 16/2012, April 20, on urgent measures to ensure the sustainability of the national health system and improve the quality and security of its services, introduces a new article 94. bis in the law 29 / 2006, on contribution of the beneficiaries in the provision pharmaceutical ambulatory.
To medicines belonging to the groups reduced contribution ATC deserve a contribution of 10% of PVP with a maximum for 2012, expressed in euros, resulting from the updating of the IPC to the current maximum amount. The update will be formalized by a resolution of the unit responsible for pharmacy of the Ministry of health, social services and equality.
Currently, the amount maximum of the participation in the payment to meet by them citizens by them drugs of contribution reduced is set in 2.64 euros, of conformity with it willing in the order of the Ministry of health and consumption, of 18 of October of 1995, by which is updated the amount maximum of it contribution of them beneficiaries of it security Social in the dispensation of them specialties pharmaceutical classified them groups or subgroups therapeutic included in annex II of the Royal Decree 83/1993.
Through the aforementioned order is proceeded to update the amount in accordance with the IPC produced until July of 1995.
By this resolution is to update the applicable maximum contribution in 2012 for medicines belonging to the ATC groups of reduced contribution, according to the increase in the CPI in the period between August 1995 and March 2012.
By virtue of it arranged in the Real Decree-Law 16 / 2012, by the present resolution is proceeds a: first.
Look at 4.13 euros the contribution maximum for medicines belonging to the ATC groups of reduced contribution.
This contribution maximum is apply equally to them products health included in the provision pharmaceutical belonging to those groups of contribution reduced.
Also apply to participation in the payment to satisfy for those suffering from AIDS, drugs financed by the national health system dispensed through official recipe.
The provisions in the previous point will begin to take effect from July 1, 2012.
Madrid, 31 May 2012.-the General Director of basic portfolio of services of the national system of health and pharmacy, María de el Sagrario Pérez Castellanos.