A lady with a disability was forced to spend money on preferential medication

a Resident of the Northern capital were forced to buy medicine at the expense of own funds, although the law allows it to rely on benefits because of the established disability. Details announced July 22 in a press-service of city Prosecutor’s office.

the woman had preferential prescription of the doctor. However, she had regularly spent on medicines from August 2019.

Prosecutors did not specify who obstructed the lady with the disability, however, her complaint to the head initiated a check and then filed a statement of claim. The case ended happily for the woman.

“Kuibyshev district court satisfied the claim of the prosecution regarding the recovery of funds spent by the resident district for the purchase of preferential medicinal product, — said the law enforcement Agency. — The court considered the claim of the Prosecutor’s legitimate, to recover from the health Committee of St. Petersburg cash spent for the purchase of drugs”.

Also, the lady will receive compensation of moral harm. The amount is not specified.

“Rosbalt” presents the project “All inclusive!”, designed to show that disability is a problem that concerns each of us. And moral state of society is determined by how it relates to people with developmental disabilities.

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