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  1. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Law Amendment Act (BGBl. I Nr. 162/2015) (Sozialrechts-Änderungsgesetz 2015 - SRÄG 2015) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2016-07-01 | AUT-2015-L-101921

    Article 1. Amendment to the General Social Security Act 86th amendment:incorporates the EU legislation regarding equal treatment of men and women in social insurance and security matters. New parts:
    § 446 Investments plan
    § 161 Hospital care.
    Article 2. Amendment to the Social Insurance (Small-Scale Industry) Act 44th amendment: incorporates the EU legislation regarding equal treatment of men and women in social insurance and security matters.
    Article 3. Amendment to the Construction workers Social security Act - regarding equal treatment new:
    § 23c Consideration of surcharges and discounts from the unit value
    § 206 Investments plan
    Article 4. Amendment to the Public Servants' Sickness and Accident Insurance Act 42nd amendment
    § 152 Investments plan
    Article 5. Amendment to Act on the Statutory Insurance of Self-employed Professionals changes in numbering
    Article 6. Amendment to the Notary Insurance Act 1972
    Article 7. Amendment to the Social Security Complementary Act new:
    § 8c Voluntary continued insurance despite compulsory insurance in another state
    § 8d Consideration of periods of employment at international organization or at the EU institutions
    Article 8. Amendment to the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977
    Article 9. Amendment to the Maternity Protection Act 1979 regarding care for children below 2 years old
    Article 10. Amendment to the Paternity Leave Act as in article 9.

  2. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    The EU patient mobility Act (BGBl. I Nr. 32/2014) (EU-Patientenmobilitätsgesetz - EU-PMG) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2014-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-05-24 | AUT-2014-L-98831

    The Act incorporates the EU regulation regarding:
    -patients' right in cross border healthcare services supply (2011/24/EU)
    -Transparency of measures regulating the prices of medicinal products their inclusion in the national health insurance systems 89/105/EWG
    -Recognition of qualifications (2005/36/EU)
    into Austrian legal system. Pertinent amendment to legislation dealing with healthcare, healthcare providing, medicine, medical insurance and medical professions.

  3. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act on the Partnership for Targeting Health (Health-Targeting Act - G-ZG) (Bundesgesetz zur partnerschaftlichen Zielsteuerung-Gesundheit (Gesundheits-Zielsteuerungsgesetz - G-ZG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2013-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | AUT-2013-L-95994

    Section 1. General provisions
    Section 2. Health Policy Principles
    Section 3. Structure and sequence of health targeting
    Section 4. Concretization of the health targeting partnership
    Section 5. Determination of financial control target
    Section 6. Decision-making structures and organization
    Section 7. Requirements for monitoring and reporting
    Section 8. Regulations on sanctioning mechanism
    Section 9. Final and transitional provisions.

  4. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act amending the Federal Act respecting the social insurance of members of the liberal professions.

    Adoption: 1999-08-19 | AUT-1999-L-58792

    Amends the Federal Act respecting social insurance of members of the liberal professions with regard to health insurance in case of exemption from compulsory insurance under section 5 of the Act. Specifies conditions under which self-insurance is permissable.

  5. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act amending the General Social Security Act, the Farmers' Social Insurance Act, and the Civil Servant Sickness and Accident Insurance Act. No. 15.

    Adoption: 1999-01-12 | AUT-1999-L-51646

    Amendments regarding benefits for dental care.

  6. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Amendment of the Federal Nursing Care Act. No. 111.

    Adoption: 1998-08-14 | AUT-1998-L-51030

    Amends the Federal Nursing Care Act (BGBl. 110/1993).

  7. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Law Amendment Act (Text No. 764).

    Adoption: 1996-12-30 | AUT-1996-L-46033

    Amends provisions of the General Social Insurance Act (BGBl No. 189/1955), the Social Insurance (Small-Scale Industry) Act, the Farmer's Social Insurance Act, the Public Servant's Sickness and Accident Insurance Act, the Continued Payment of Remuneration Act, the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977 and other Acts relating to, inter alia, benefits for hospital care.

  8. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act amending the General Social Insurance Act, the Social Insurance (Small-Scale Industry) Act, the Farmer's Social Insurance Act, the Public Servants' Sickness and Accident Insurance Act, the Continued Payment of Remuneration Act, the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977, the Income Tax Act 1988, and the Act on the Imposition of a Housing Promotion Contribution (Text No. 600).

    Adoption: 1996-10-31 | AUT-1996-L-45351

    Amendments regarding payment of health insurance benefits.

  9. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act on Nursing Care [Bundespflegegesetz, BGBl. 110/1993] [text of 19 January 1993 with subsequent amendments through January 1997 attached].

    Adoption: 1993-01-19 | AUT-1993-L-46390

    Provides for nursing care benefit to persons who have become disabled due to an employment accident or occupational disease.

  10. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Trade and Industry Social Insurance Act (18th Act amending the Trade and Industry Social Insurance Act) (Text No. 677)

    Adoption: 1991-12-27 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1992-12-31 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1988-01-01 | AUT-1991-L-28975

  11. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Farmers' Social Insurance Act and the Assistance to Enterprises Act (16th Act amending the FSIA and Fifth Act amending the AEA) (Text No. 678)

    Adoption: 1991-12-27 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1992-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1988-01-01 | AUT-1991-L-28976

  12. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of 3 February 1989 on simplifying the method of notification and the contributions method for unemployment insurance, sickness and accident insurance and pension insurance for persons receiving income support assistance. Text. No. 96.

    Adoption: 1989-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-01 | AUT-1989-R-8247

  13. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 14 December 1988 amending the Act on social insurance in the trades (15th amendment). Text No. 750.

    Adoption: 1988-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | AUT-1988-L-7348

    Inter alia, concerns determination of contribution levels for sickness and pension insurance in special cases.

  14. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 14 December 1988 amending the Act on salaried employees' sickness and accident insurance (18th amendment). Text No. 752.

    Adoption: 1988-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 1988-01-01 | AUT-1988-L-7350

    Covers conditions of coverage for persons pursuing training.

  15. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Ordinance simplifying the method of registration and the determination of contributions for sickness insurance for persons covered by the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977 [LS 1977 - Aus. 2]. Text No. 44.

    Adoption: 1988-01-08 | AUT-1988-L-4684

  16. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 25 November 1987 amending the law regarding social rights (Social Rights Amendment 1988 Act; 44th amendment to the General Social Security Act; amendment of the Special Assistance Act and of the Act on night shift work and heavy work). Text No. 609.

    Adoption: 1987-11-25 | AUT-1987-L-4485

    This Act introduces numerous amendments to the General Social Security Act (LS 1955 - Aus. 3... 1961 - Aus. 2), particularly in regard to retirement pensions, employment injury and sickness insurance. In a measure to be phased in by 1994, time spent in full-time education will no longer count towards entitlement to a pension. In addition, the period on which average wages are based for purposes of calculating a pension will be extended from 10 to 15 years, also on a phased-in basis until 1992. Where a person receives two pensions, a portion of the second pension which exceeds a certain amount will be withheld. The Act also provides for pension insurance for time spent caring for a handicapped child and introduces new provisions regarding employment injuries involving a person who is over the age of 50. Finally, it contains transitional measures under the Special Assistance Act (BGBl. 642/1973, as amended) and the Act on night shift work and heavy work (BGBl. 354/1981, as amended).

  17. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 25 November 1987 amending the Social Insurance Act for persons in the liberal professions (13th amendment to that Act). Text No. 610.

    Adoption: 1987-11-25 | AUT-1987-L-4486

    Introduces numerous amendments to the above-cited Act (BGBl. 560/1978, as amended), particularly in relation to retirement pensions, employment injury and sickness insurance for white collar employees. In a measure to be phased in until 1994, time spent in full-time education will no longer count towards entitlement to a pension. In addition, the period on which average wages are based for calculating a pension is reduced from 15 to 10 years, also on a phased-in basis until 1992. The Act further contains provisions on employment injuries involving persons over the age of 50, determination of invalidity and a series of transitional measures.

  18. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Loi modificatrice de 1985 sur l'assurance sociale. Texte No. 205.

    Adoption: 1985-05-09 | AUT-1985-L-1548

    Loi fédérale modifiant certaines dispositions législatives sur l'assurance sociale. Modifie la loi générale sur l'assurance sociale (SL 1955 - Aut. 3 ... 1961 - Aut. 2) (art. 49, 85 et 123); la loi de 1978 sur l'assurance sociale des travailleurs indépendants occupés dans l'industrie (art. 62 et 83); la loi de 1978 sur l'assurance sociale des travailleurs agricoles (art. 58 et 78); la loi de 1967 sur l'assurance-maladie et accidents des fonctionnaires (art. 56).

  19. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act concerning the payment of wages for ill employees (BGBl. 1974/399). Text No. 52e. (Entgeltfortzahlungsgesetz (EFZG))

    Adoption: 1974-06-26 | AUT-1974-L-42824

    Provides employees the right to claim wages in the case of disability to work due to occupational accidents or illnesses caused by working conditions or environment. The employer must continue to pay the employee's wage, which shall not be considered as a benefit, but rather payment for work as usual, even though the employee is not working. Employees are initially entitled to one hundred per cent of their wages, although this period is subject to the length of the employee's service to the employer. Consolidated text.

  20. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Farmers Sickness Insurance (Amendment) Act (No. 7). Text No.97.

    Adoption: 1974-02-06 | AUT-1974-L-14744

    A federal Act to amend the Farmers' Sickness Insurance Act [Text 219 of 1965]. Numerous amendments.

  21. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Self-Employed Persons' Sickness Insurance (Amendment) Act (No. 2). Text No. 102.

    Adoption: 1969-02-13 | AUT-1969-L-17977

    A federal Act further to amend the Self-Employed Persons' Sickness Insurance Act [of 14 July 1966]. Numerous amendments.

  22. Austria - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Self-Employed Persons' Sickness Insurance (Amendment) Act. Text No. 285.

    Adoption: 1968-07-03 | AUT-1968-L-18201

    A federal Act to amend the Self-Employed Persons' Sickness Insurance Act [of 14 July 1966].


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