||This in fact has
occurred nearly a decade after the introduction of the HIA so much so that the WHO has
publicly recanted its previous support of insurance financed health care for Russia. The
issue of consumer health education and unconstrained access to information on the
operation of CHI funds needs to be specifically guaranteed by the legislation. However,
the separation of government functions from being the sole agent to finance, administer,
and provide health care will be an ongoing process, with Russia finding its own solution
to the health care crisis.