Health insurance is a go for the first time in years, the loss - what does this mean for the contributions

in 2018, had achieved the statutory health insurance funds according to the Federal Ministry of health, a Surplus of two billion euros. most health insurance

Health insurance is a go for the first time in years, the loss - what does this mean for the contributions

in 2018, had achieved the statutory health insurance funds according to the Federal Ministry of health, a Surplus of two billion euros.

most health insurance companies would have to increase their additional contribution in 2020 in the next year, but in spite of the deficit yet, ' said Pfeiffer. This was only to be expected in 2021.

"Alarming" development

The Union boss called the financial development this year, "alarming", because record revenues of health insurance can not prevent have the loss. The reason is the "rapidly rising spending", among other things, as a result of new laws are. Alone, by the appointment service act, and the nursing staff-to strengthen the law around five billion euros would be on the Shi in the next year to more spending.

Because most of the funds would dissolve a part of their reserves, they could keep their additional contributions in the year 2020, but still stable, said Pfeiffer. The Federal health Ministry had said at the end of October, although ahead of that, the average additional contribution of funds would increase next year by 0.2 points to 1.1 percent. According to Pfeiffer, the majority of the funds will be able to avoid this however, by dissolving layers of a portion of their refund.

First AOK has had to lower the abolished additional contribution of just

Some funds have been forced to take this step, even as their reserves due to legal requirements by the end of 2022 to the level of a month's output. For this reason, the AOK Saxony abolished-Anhalt, just the additional contribution for 2020 completely. Statutory health insurance companies in the comparison (display) the offer of the AOK Sachsen-Anhalt in Detail

New laws to permanently higher expenditure

For the years beginning in 2021, Pfeiffer expects, however, that the financial situation of the funds "will certainly look harder". Many of the new laws have led to permanently higher expenditure. If the reverse had were used up, to run "there is no way to higher contributions from over".

The additional contribution of the funds to cover the gap between revenues and expenditures rise. Since this year, the employer and the employee to bring the additional contribution to the same Share, before that, the Insured were alone.

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Updated Date: 03 January 2020, 01:01

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