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Law Archives - P4H Network
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General Health Law
Nicaragua

The purpose of Law No. 423 is to protect the right of the inhabitants of Nicaragua to "enjoy, preserve and recover their health", establishing for this purpose the legal provisions and special norms required for its enforcement in the country. The Ministry of Health...

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
United States of America

The Government of the United States of America introduced the Inflation Reduction Act in 2022.  Part of this legislation addresses the high cost of drugs to patients by including prescription drug pricing reforms.  These measures comprise, among others, lowering...

Affordable Care Act
United States of America

In March 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law (ACA).  This major step in health care reform had the objective to increase access to affordable health insurance in the United States of America.

Medicare and Medicaid
United States of America

Medicare and Medicaid social security amendments were passed in 1965.  This legislation is the foundation for the two health insurance programs which respectively cover persons over the age of 65 years and people with limited income.

The Social Security Act 2075 (2018)
Nepal

The Government of Nepal has framed the Contribution Based Social Security Regulations, 2018 (2075) by exercising the power conferred to it under Section 69 of the Contribution based Social Security ActThe Social Security Regulations has prescribed certain matters as...

General Health Law
Mexico

This law regulates the right to health protection that every person has according to the mandate established in the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States.The Health Law establishes the bases and modalities for access to health services and the...

National Health Act 2014
Nigeria

The 2014 National Health Act provides a comprehensive framework for the regulation, development, and management of Nigeria's health system. This significant piece of legislation sets new standards for delivering health services across the country, aiming to enhance...

South Africa’s National Health Insurance Act
South Africa

The President of South Africa signed the National Health Insurance Act, as a landmark step towards achieving universal access to quality healthcare services in the Republic. This pivotal legislation is aligned with section 27 of the Constitution, which guarantees the...

Nigeria National Health Insurance Authority Act 2022
Nigeria

In 2022, Nigeria enacted the 2022 National Health Insurance Act, marking a pivotal step towards comprehensive healthcare reform. The new legislation ensures that every Nigerian can access affordable and quality health services. Key highlights of the Act include:...

Special Law for the constitution of the Solidarity Fund for Health
El Salvador

The purpose of the law is to establish the legal mechanisms for the financing and management of special programs for the preservation of public health and social assistance. The law that created the Solidarity Fund for Health (FOSALUD) in El Salvador emphasizes the...

Social Health Insurance(General) Regulations, 2023
Kenya

Kenya is currently undergoing a transition from the 57-year-old National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to the Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF). This shift aims to ensure equitable access to healthcare services for the impoverished and those in the informal sector...

Law on Comprehensive Health Services of the Plurinational State of Bolivia
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Law 475 provided for comprehensive health care and financial protection for Bolivian inhabitants who did not have health insurance from the social security system's managing entities. This law provides financial health protection to all inhabitants of the...

Collection of health legislation in Niger
Niger

La réalisation d'un Recueil de Législation Sanitaire répond au souci de faire connaître aux professionnels de la santé, aux services et établissements sanitaires et à toute personne intéressée, les principaux textes juridiques qui régissent le domaine de la...

Law 2426 Universal Maternity and Child Insurance in Bolivia
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

The Universal Maternal and Child Insurance was created to provide a list of health benefits to pregnant women from the beginning of pregnancy until 6 months after delivery and to children from birth to 5 years of age. The Universal Maternal and Child Insurance was...