Medizin unter Finanzierungsvorbehalt
Ärztliche Tätigkeit unter Finanzierungsvorbehalt Individuelle Gesundheitsleistungen (IGeL) als Ausweg?
Over the last few years, physicians have been complaining about constantly decreasing doctors fees. Individual health services based on out-of-pocket payments are sometimes perceived as a solution to overcome this loss of income. At the same time, the demand for additional therapies not covered by statutory health insurance has strongly increased. This development has led to a situation in which the relationship between »service provider « and »customer« supervenes on the physician-patient relationship. The economic paradigm, however, has clear restrictions. The aspect of »care«, which plays a vital role in health care ethics, cannot be incorporated into the economic model. Apart from any effect on the physician-patient relationship, neglecting these aspects can also alter the perception and the structures of our health care system in general.Zum vollständigen Artikel | Artikel bestellen