The National Expert Medical Commission (NEMC) is a separate legal entity, a secondary authorizing officer at the Ministry of Health. NEMC is the body which hears appeals against expert decisions of MLEC throughout the country. Medical records are received in NEMC through regional files for medical expertise (RFME).
The structure of the NEMC has 12 specialized compositions in different diseases, each of which employs highly qualified doctors with specialization in the respective profile. Patients are seen by several compositions (depending on their illnesses), and the decisions of NEMC are adopted after taking into account the views of each of the compositions.
NEMC carries out control-aside and methodical functions in relation to other bodies of the medical expertise. NEMC is involved in developing regulations concerning medical expertise. NEMC trains doctors who work in the system of the bodies of medical expertise in the country.