Revision in the 2022’s State Budget: expenditure increase or reduction, based on the programs

The government approved on July 29, 2022, the Normative Act no. 12, for the revision of the 2022 Budget Plan. The latter is the second Normative Act introducing amendments in the Budget. Earlier, through Normative Act no.3, the Budget was amended in March 2022. Budgetary expenses in the initial Plan amounted in 637.69 billion ALL, but in March the government planned an increase with 10…

Health Programs, 2022 Budget Cuts with Normative Act no. 12 July 29 and Beginning of the Year Plan 5% reduction

The government approved on July 29, 2022, its Normative Act no. 12, amending the 2022 Budget Plan. This is the second Normative Act approved to amend the State Budget for 2022. The budget was already amended earlier by Normative Act no. 3 of March 2022. Both amendments made to the State Budget by the Government consist of reductions in spending for the four Health Sector…

Planned Government Expenditure for Healthcare Programs, 2022 Budget

Open Data Albania is analyzing the level of public spending on healthcare over the years by examining the programs that cover health services. In accordance with Law no. 115/2021 ‘On the 2022 budget’, there are 77 billion ALL planned to be distributed to the  Ministry of Health and Social Protection, out of which 63% or 49 billion ALL will be allocated for the health services…

The Health per Capita Budget lower than the obligatory health insurance per average salaries

In 2020, the Albanian State budgeted and spent only 13 923 Albanian Lekë (ALL) per inhabitant (per capita). This expenditure covered the Four Programs in the Health Sector. In the meantime, the annual mandatory health contribution for workers who get the minimum wage is equal to 3.4% of the wage, or 10 608 ALL (884 ALL per month multiplied by 12 months per year equals…