More money for health prevention

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Obesity, cancer, Smoking: With its own law, Hermann Grohe will see to it that common diseases are detected and beam earlier.

Bonuses as a lure

Federal Health Minister Hermann Grohe (CDU) wants the social funds committed by law to the early detection and prevention of diseases from 2016 to more than double their spending.

Instead of three euros annually they will in future spend seven euros per insured person for services rendered to prevention health. A total of 510 million euros per annum in the Lieben prevention - as individual requirement, in support of programs in kindergarten and schools as well as in companies.

The aim was that "health personal competence and responsibility of the insured" to be strong. It hit in the draft bill from Grohe's Ministry for a corresponding Preventions Act, the present Etta. Be defined as particularly urgent detection and prevention of diabetes mellitus type 2, breast cancer and the reduction of tobacco use.

In addition, Grohe wants the "life skills" of the insured by more exercise and healthier diet behavior seen strong, depressive disorders earlier and can be treated and ensure that people "be healthy old." Analogous to the principle of "outpatient before inpatient" will also apply in the care hunting the maxim 'rehabilitation before care ". For cures, there will be from 2016 per annum, 15 to 20 million euros in addition.

In addition, the bill provides that statutory and private health insurance, annuity, long-term care and accident insurance as well as Lander and municipalities are involved in a common national Preventions conference.

Bonus for Healthy

A untinged “Preventions strategy “business dealing under the Federal Centre for Health elucidation is to ensure the integration of the Mob took. Physicians and pharmacists should then be taught in an additional “Preventions forum “about how the respective strategies and goals look like. The health insurance companies are in turn may motivate their policyholders with bonuses of their choice to participate in appropriate Vorgangerre government.

The initially significant additional expenditure, it hit spongy in the draft, could be compensated thanks unifier "savings" - in that disease or not Zeitler arise.

The Preventions Act ware the first of its kind in Germany. A similar Vorstob under the black-yellow Vorgangerre government failed. Roe has now trimmed in his design on previous work from the countries; the law itself but would not require approval in the Bundesrat.


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author avatar Retired
3rd Nov 2014 (#)

I would like to think that the money was going to disease prevention and health protection!
(To be fair, I think this is what you meant!)

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author avatar viewgreen
4th Nov 2014 (#)

Money doesn't mean everything but without money everything is nothing... Nice article!

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4th Nov 2014 (#)

Thanks all for comment my article..

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