MOSCOW, Feb 9 – RIA Novosti. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has extended the simplified procedure for assigning disability until October 1, the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reports.
The temporary procedure for establishing disability was introduced in connection with the spread of the coronavirus from April 9, 2020. “The temporary procedure for establishing or confirming disability in Russia is being extended until October 1, 2021. This decree was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin,” the statement said.
The press service of the Cabinet of Ministers clarified that the temporary order involves the automatic extension of a previously established disability for the next six months. It also allows you to assign a disability for the first time without a personal appeal from a citizen to the bureau of medical and social expertise.
“All the necessary documents are now received by the authorities using the system of electronic interagency interaction. The issue of providing disabled people with technical means of rehabilitation is also resolved without their personal appeal,” the Cabinet of Ministers said.
In addition, on the instructions of Russian President Vladimir Putin, changes were made to this simplified procedure by a separate decree. They will allow citizens who apply for disability for the first time to avoid additional examinations.