The Government of Slovak Republic has this week approved changes to legislation regarding public health insurance – mainly Act 580/2004 Coll. on health insurance. The most notable modification , among planed for private sector, is enlargement of assessment base for health insurance. According to the proposal, also income from dividend, profit distribution, property rental fees and some other capital income should be subject of health insurance. In case of approval from by Slovak parliament, the changes will be affective since January 2011.