Health: hospitals will receive € 50 million extra for the country of supply

German to get hospitals to primary care to the people in the country up to an additional 50 million euros. Nationwide, 121 could be expected, hospitals with 400

Health: hospitals will receive € 50 million extra for the country of supply

German to get hospitals to primary care to the people in the country up to an additional 50 million euros. Nationwide, 121 could be expected, hospitals with 400 000 euros, as the leading Association of the statutory informed health insurance (GKV), the German hospital Association and the Association of Private health insurance on Tuesday. Accordingly, the hospitals meet the criteria of the Joint Federal Committee G-BA by Doctors, hospitals, and health insurance for a Supplement.

Important criterion for a Supplement is needed, a lower supply. This is according to information provided by the Federal Committee for example, if the average population density in the supply area of the hospital below 100 inhabitants per square kilometers. For hospitals that are on an island, is the criterion of the low supply needs always.

basic supplies in the vicinity

"The Corona pandemic has shown how important a comprehensive and well-functioning hospital supply. The position of the surcharges to make a contribution, to Finance the necessary representations and will need to in the future gain in importance“, said the chief Executive of the German hospital society Georg tree.

"our decision many people will benefit the country directly. You will have a hospital for basic care in your area, this is definitely the departments of Internal medicine as well as surgery and/or birth provides assistance“, is Stefanie fabric Ahnis, the Board cited the leading Association of the statutory health insurance. Since the year 2020, hospitals in rural areas can receive a lump sum support of EUR 400 000 per hospital.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 15:20

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