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TAFUR, Luis Alberto. Controversy with Law 100 of 1993 against Law 1122 January 2007. Colomb. Med. [online]. 2007, vol.38, n.2, pp. 107-112. ISSN 1657-9534.
Introduction:This paper analyzes Law 1122 of 2007 and compares with present rules and possibilities of obtaining proposed goals. Direction: This Law creates the Comisión Reguladora de Salud (CRES) assigning to the Consejo Nacional de Seguridad Social (CNSSS) activities for advising and consultation turning it no operative. This decision gives full power to the executive branch because the President designs the Comissioners and does not take in account the social and institutional participation. A good point is the creation of the Defender of the Patient although does not consider the Superintendencia Nacional de Salud. Universal coverage and financing: With the goal of reaching the national coverage this Law increases the dues to the contributive system in 0.5% and the percentage of the General System of Contributions that different institutions must give to the affiliation to the Regimen Subsidiado, decreasing in proportion the amount giving by the national government. It is said that the national coverage will not be reached because none of different systems, neither population segment of 19 to 24 years old unemployed, students and singles, approximately 2 million people and the population no affiliated to the regimen contributivo, level III of Sisben. It is very positive the decrease to one year the period to be allowed to change EPS, and the decrease of the lack period to 26 months for surgical and high cost diseases. Medical services: The compulsory engagement of EPS from regimen subsidiado of 60% from UPC with ESE, discourage the search for quality as a competence goal. It is criticized that Ministerio de Protección Social has to regulate many sections furthermore.
Palavras-chave : Health Services Coverage; Health Services.