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Original name: GKV-Versorgungsstärkungsgesetz (GKV-VSG)
Name: Act to strengthen supply in statutory health insurance.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-07-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2015-07-22, vol. 30, pp. 1211-1244
ISN: DEU-2015-L-101576
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=101576&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Bundesgesetzblatt Teil I, 2015-07-22, vol. 30, pp. 1211-1244
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Gesetze im Internet, Federal Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz, Germany PDF PDF (consulted on 2016-03-28)
Abstract/Citation: Act introduces numerous amendments in order to strengthen health care coverage in some structurally weak areas. Professionals who settle in such areas receive better renumeration, Act envisages more training places for general practitioners. Deals also with second medical opinion expressed by specialized professional or institutions, before undertaking specific treatment.
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