Russia's health insurance fund makes appointment
This article was originally published in Scrip
Andrey Yurin has been appointed chairman of Russia's federal fund of obligatory medical insurance. The position of the fund's director, until recently occupied by Dmitriy Reihgardt, has been abolished. Mr Yurin joins from the finance ministry where he was head of a department. The fund, which was independent of the ministry of health and social development until recently, will now work closely with it. Tatiana Golikova, the minister, becomes chair of the fund's board.