Criticism of doctors Association: dispute Covid-19-Dead in the Odenwald circle

Between the physicians ' Association of Hesse and the Odenwald circle is kindled a fierce dispute over the supply of the comparatively sparsely populated circl

Criticism of doctors Association: dispute Covid-19-Dead in the Odenwald circle

Between the physicians ' Association of Hesse and the Odenwald circle is kindled a fierce dispute over the supply of the comparatively sparsely populated circle with Covid-19-test options. In essence, it means that the district administrator Frank Matiaske (SPD) maintains a testing center in his district, it is vital that the comparatively high rates of death in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic has. The kassenärztliche Vereinigung such a test, the centers for necessary and refers to the surrounding of the test, for instance, in Darmstadt; also, you have offered a car service to test centers, but it has not been practically used.

Jochen Remmert

airport editor and correspondent of the Rhine-Main-Süd.

F. A. Z.

From the district office, it is stated that of the surrounding test centres are, at best, to reach for a small part of the population in a reasonable time. These different views of the Odenwald and the Association of sickness Fund doctors were not able to communicate obviously, rather, a fierce conflict is raging.

The Association of sickness Fund doctors accused of turning circle and district administrator, to have multiple claims, the death rate in the Odenwald as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic was due to the refusal of the physicians ' Association in the circuit does not have a corresponding test center. A specific document according to a spokesman for the Association doesn't deliver on demand.

"underground communication style"

district Matiaske has now rejected in an opinion, this statement decided. It is true that he thought it would be a serious error of the physicians ' Association, to have in the Odenwald circle is not a test center set up. Wrong in contrast, in position, in the criticism of a causal relationship between the high death rate in the district Odenwald and the decision of the physicians ' Association will manufactured, on a test center.

"Yes, I have complained from the beginning that the KV has not established a test center with us, but I have never said that more people died of or with the Virus than elsewhere," emphasizes Matiaske. The Association of sickness Fund doctors continue with the fierce attacks against the circle and for him personally a "underground style of communication" to local authorities who expressed a view critical of the self-governing body of physicians.

Updated Date: 22 July 2020, 11:19

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