On November 9, 2022, Supreme Decree No. 50 of 2022 (hereinafter the “Decree”), which amends Supreme Decree No. 2 of 2020, which approves the Regulation that Regulates the Right to Preferential Care (hereinafter the “Regulation”), both of the Ministry of Health, was published in the Official Gazette.
The amendments introduced by the Decree are in line with the provisions contained in Law No. 21.380, which establishes the right to preferential health care for caregivers.
Consequently, it establishes the right to preferential health care for caregivers, under the terms of Article 5 quater of Law No. 20.584, which regulates the rights and duties of individuals in relation to actions related to their health care, and the Regulations.
It also establishes the way to accredit the condition of caregiver, and the documents that will serve for these purposes.