Health care facility (In Polish ZOZ) is a basic, yet complex organizational and legal model within which, health service can be provided to patients in Poland. In the light of law ZOZ can receive funds from paid health benefits obtainable on the basis of bilateral agreement. Those contracts include agreement for the provision of health care service concluded between the service provider and the director of provincial department of National Health Fund (In Polish NFZ), commonly known as a contract. The subject of this paper is to present current legal basis and the rules for entering into agreement with National Health Fund by public and private health care facilities. The aim of this article is to attract the attention to the role of contract with NFZ as of the basic source of financing health care facilities and also to explain methods of financing health services awarded on the basis of contract.
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