Illegal activity for draining the NHIF was intercepted during joint actions of SANS, MoI and the Prosecutor’s office

A joint operation of the State Agency for National Security (SANS) and MoI under the leadership and control of the Regional Prosecutor’s office in Plovdiv on the territory of the municipalities Plovdiv and Pazardzhik was held on 27th of November 2019 during which an illegal activity for draining the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) was intercepted. As a result of the illegal activity the NHIF was damaged in the amount of 500 000 BGN due to unregulated prescribed and received expensive medicines.

With the aim for personal gain the participants in the scheme misled NHIF officials and pharmacists from Plovdiv that certain patients need treatment with expensive medicines, paid by NHIF.

Pretrial proceedings have been initiated concerning the case.

The work on the case is still in progress.