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

    Act to improve hospice and palliative care. (Gesetz zur Verbesserung der Hospiz- und Palliativversorgung Hospiz- und Palliativgesetz (HPG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-08 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2016-04-01 | DEU-2015-L-101621

    The objective of the Act is to provide better care for seriously ill and dying people. The new rules should contribute to palliative and hospice care especially in rural areas, to ensure and strengthen hospice culture.
    New section to the Social Code - Book V:
    39b Hospice and palliative care through health insurance
    132g Health care plan for the last life cycle.

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

    The Act to strengthen health promotion and prevention (Prevention Act) (Das Gesetz zur Stärkung der Gesundheitsförderung und der Prävention (Präventionsgesetz - PrävG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-07-17 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-25 | DEU-2015-L-101578

    The objective of the Act is to strengthen cooperation on health promotion and diseases prevention measures, statutory health institutions as well as private establishment are to be included in fulfilling these actions. Preventive measures include: vaccinations, routine health check ups, health insurance may provide bonuses for vaccinated.

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

    Act to strengthen supply in statutory health insurance. (GKV-Versorgungsstärkungsgesetz (GKV-VSG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2015-07-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-23 | DEU-2015-L-101576

    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.

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

    Act to implement the International Health Regulations (2005) (Gesetz zur Durchführung der Internationalen Gesundheitsvorschriften (2005) (IGV-Durchführungsgesetz - IGV-DG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2013-03-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-28 | DEU-2013-L-95783

    Section 1. General provisions
    Section 2. Air traffic
    Section 3. Maritime and inland waterway transport
    Section 4. Final provisions.

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

    Act to improve the rights of patients. (Gesetz zur Verbesserung der Rechte von Patientinnen und Patienten) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2013-02-20 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-25 | DEU-2013-L-95544

    Article 1. Amendment to the Civil Code is added Book 2 , Section 8 Title 8 Employment contract and similar contracts-
    Article 2. Amendment to the Social Code - Book V - Statutory Health Insurance.
    Article 3. Amendment to the Patient participation Regulation.
    Article 4. Amendment to the Hospitals financing Act.
    Article 4a. Amendment to the Approval of contract doctors Regulation.
    Article 4b. Amendment to the Approval of contract dentists Regulation.
    Article 4c. Amendment to the Doctors' Regulation.
    Article 5. Entry into force.

  6. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation concerning the implementation of the allowance for private nursing care according to the Social Code Book XI. (Verordnung zur Durchführung der Zulage für die private Pflegevorsorge nach dem Dreizehnten Kapitel des Elften Buches Sozialgesetzbuch (Pflegevorsorgezulage-Durchführungsverordnung - PflvDV)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2012-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-04 | DEU-2012-R-93376

    § 1 Central Office
    § 2 Disclosure made to insurance companies
    § 3 Notification obligations of insurance company to the central Office
    § 4 Application Procedure
    § 5 Testing methods
    § 6 Change of test results
    § 7 Payment of allowances, central payment file
    § 8 Recovery of allowances
    § 9 Type of data transmission
    § 10 Technical delivery format
    § 11 Data transmission techniques, interfaces
    § 12 Data transmission
    § 13 Identification of the parties
    § 14 Recording and retention periods
    § 15 Management and acquisition costs
    § 16 Entry into force

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

    Nursing Care Period Act (PflegeZG) (BGBl. I S. 874, 896). (Gesetz über die Pflegezeit (Pflegezeitgesetz - PflegeZG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2008-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | DEU-2008-L-86748

    §1 Purpose of the Act
    §2 Short-term absence from work
    §3 Nursing
    §4 Duration of nursing
    §5 Termination of nursing
    §6 Temporary contracts
    §7 Definitions
    §8 Final clause

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

    Law on the Reform of the Legal Health Insurance of the year 2000 (GKV-Gesundheitsreformgesetz 2000).

    Adoption: 1999-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | DEU-1999-L-57172

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

    Act for Legal Unification in the Legal Health Insurance.

    Adoption: 1999-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | DEU-1999-L-57173

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

    Act strengthening solidarity in statutory health insurance (GKV-SolG).

    Adoption: 1998-12-19 | DEU-1998-L-58137

    Makes several amendments to the fifth book of the Social Code with regard to dental services. Also amends related legislation.

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

    Act on the profession of psychological psychotherapist and child and youth psychiatrist, and to amend Book Five of the Social Code and other laws.

    Adoption: 1998-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | DEU-1998-L-50151

    Sets forth requirements of certain psychotherapeutic degrees, and amends Book Five of the Social Code (health insurance) regarding psychiatric care.

  12. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Ninth Act to amend the Fifth Book of the Social Code (9. SGB V-ÄndG).

    Adoption: 1998-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | DEU-1998-L-49729

    Amends provisions regarding benefits for dental and psychiatric care.

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

    Act to strengthen the financial foundation of the statutory health insurance in the new Federal States (GKV-Finanzstärkungsgesetz -- GKVFG).

    Adoption: 1998-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-28 | Date of partial entry into force: 1999-01-01 | DEU-1998-L-49558

    Amends the Fifth Book of the Social Code to allow health insurance schemes in the new Federal States time to finance themselves for a limited period of time through loans.

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

    Act to relieve contributions to the required health insurance.

    Adoption: 1996-11-01 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1996-05-01 | DEU-1996-L-45613

    Reduces contributions. Also requires health insurers to inform workplace safety offices and accident insurers if an insured client appears to be suffering from an occupational disease.

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

    Labour Act regarding the promotion of growth and employment.

    Adoption: 1996-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 1996-10-01 | DEU-1996-L-45350

    Amends several labour acts to provide for reductions in entitlement to sick leave, rehabilitation leave, and cash sickness benefit.

  16. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance on doctors' fees.

    Adoption: 1996 | DEU-1996-R-43318

    Sets forth fees for specified medical procedures and other regulations relating to doctors' fees. (The actual schedule setting forth fees is not attached to this text).

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

    Fifth Act to amend the Fifth Book of the Social Code and other health insurance provisions.

    Adoption: 1995-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | DEU-1995-L-43308

    Various minor amendments.

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

    Sixth Act to amend the Fifth Book of the Social Code.

    Adoption: 1995-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | DEU-1995-L-43309

    Allows for the integration of physicians who are employed by church health care facilities into health insurance schemes.

  19. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    First Ordinance to amend the Federal Health Care Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1995-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1995-12-19 | DEU-1995-R-43310

    Sets forth amount of health insurance coverage for specified medical procedures, including care related to pregnancy, heart surgery, and organ transplants.

  20. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Second Ordinance amending the Federal Health Care Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1995-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | DEU-1995-R-43311

    Minor amendments.

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

    Act to amend the Act respecting social security protection against the risk of becoming a person in need of care.

    Adoption: 1995-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-22 | Date of partial entry into force: 1995-04-01 | DEU-1995-L-43166

    Amends s. 52 of the principal Act relating to amounts payable for care benefits. Inserts new s. 52a regulating the movement of funds from the federal government to the state government, and finally to the recipient.

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

    Fourth Act to amend the Fifth Book of the Social Code.

    Adoption: 1995-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DEU-1995-L-43153

    Amends s. 85(a, b and c) and s. 87 of the Fifth Book of the Social Law relating to compensation amounts for doctors under health insurance provisions.

  23. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Third Act to amend the Fifth Book of the Social Assistance Code.

    Adoption: 1995-07-30 | Date of entry into force: 1995-05-11 | Date of partial entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DEU-1995-L-41079

    Makes numerous amendments to the Fifth Book of the Social Assistance Code dealing with health insurance. Also makes minor amendments to the Fourth, Sixth, and Eleventh Books of the Social Services Code, the Second Act on the health insurance of farmers, as well as the Ordinance on federal health care.

  24. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act on Old-age insurance for Farmers (Gesetz über die Alterssicherung der Landwirte (ALG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1994-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DEU-1994-L-41158

    Concerns social protection such as social insurance and retirement benefits.

  25. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Code - Book XI - Social Care (Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Elftes Buch (XI) - Soziale Pflegeversicherung) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1994-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | DEU-1994-L-41168

    Establishment of a separate branch of social security covering long-term nursing care.

  26. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Federal Act concerning the payment of wages for ill employees.

    Adoption: 1993-02-26 | DEU-1993-L-42197

    In case of illness, the employee shall receive one hundred percent of his wages from the employer, which is not a benefit but rather a payment for the usual work.

  27. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act on the structure of the Health Scheme.

    Adoption: 1992-12-21 | DEU-1992-L-35090

    An Act to secure and improve the structure of the Statutory Sickness Insurance.

  28. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act of 25 July 1991 to establish uniformity of law for pension and accident insurance (Transitory Pensions Act).

    Adoption: 1991-07-25 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | DEU-1991-L-25050

  29. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act of 6 October 1989 introducing a social insurance identity card and amending other Acts on social affairs.

    Adoption: 1989-10-06 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | DEU-1989-L-8497

    In particular, contains new provisions of the Social Code (Fourth Book) of 23 December 1976 (BGBl., Part I, p. 3845, as last amended by the Act of 8 June 1989 (BGBl., Part I, p. 1026)) on the social insurance identity card and registration requirements. The stated purpose is to assist in unveiling illegal employment relationships and to prevent fraud. The Act provides for measures to protect personal data. Consequential amendments and other minor amendments are made to the Fifth and Tenth Books of the Social Code, the Ordinance on government insurance, the Act on employee insurance, the Act on pension insurance in mining, the Employment Promotion Act (LS 1969-Ger. F.R. 1) and the Act on sickness insurance for farmers.

  30. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Ordinance of 4 October 1989 on the provision of assistance measures and on replacement benefits under the Federal Welfare Act (Orthopaedics Ordinance).

    Adoption: 1989-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | DEU-1989-L-8499

    Artificial limbs and assistance devices (wheelchairs, seeing-eye dogs, special auto equipment, etc.), and their replacement.

  31. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Social Code - Book V - Statutory Health Insurance (Sozialgesetzbuch (SGB) - Fünftes Buch (V) - Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 1988-12-20 | DEU-1988-L-43202

    Amends the Fifth Book of the Social Code dealing with health care and provides comprehensive regulations governing health insurance and health care. Inter alia, provides regulations concerning health care benefits, administration of health care and insurance programs, and sets forth fines for violations of the Act. S. 1 stipulates that insured persons are partially responsible for their health and should participate actively in preventative medicine and lead "health conscious" lives. Insurance companies shall provide information and access to preventative medicine. Defines which persons are obliged to have insurance. Ss. 44 through 51 provide for cash sickness benefit, including in cases when the illness of a dependent child requires absence from work. Also amends numerous other legislative texts, including the Reich Insurance Ordinance, and the First, Fourth and Tenth Books of the Social Code.

  32. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Première loi modifiant la loi [du 12 avril 1976 : SL 1976 - All. (R.F.) 2] sur la protection des jeunes travailleurs.

    Adoption: 1984-10-15 | DEU-1984-L-777

    Nombreuses modifications. Modifie également la loi [du 26 juillet 1957 : BGBl. II] sur les marins; le Code fédéral des assurances [SL 1980 - All. (R.F.) 1, la loi [du 10 août 1972 : BGBl. I] sur l'assurance-maladie des agriculteurs et la loi [du 25 juin 1969 : SL 1969 - All. (R.F.) 1... 1974 - All. (R.F.) 1] tendant à promouvoir l'emploi.

  33. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Promotion of early retirement benefits Act (VRG). (Gesetz zur Förderung von Vorruhestandsleistungen)

    Adoption: 1984-04-13 | DEU-1984-L-325

    Loi tendant à faciliter le passage de la vie active à la retraite. L'Etablissement fédéral du travail (Bundesanstalt für Arbeit) octroie aux employeurs, sous certaines conditions, des suppléments au titre des frais encourus pour les prestations de préretraite s'ils s'engagent à verser aux salariés qui, ayant 58 ans révolus, cessent leur activité lucrative. Ces prestations doivent être payées jusqu'à la date à laquelle les salariés atteignent l'âge de 65 ans. Prestations garanties par l'Etablissement fédéral du travail en cas d'insolvabilité de l'employeur. Modifie notamment : 1. le livre Ier du Code social (SL 1980 - All. (RF) 2) : insère un para. 19a (Prestations de préretraite); 2. la loi tendant à promouvoir l'emploi (SL 1969 - All. (RF) 1 ... 1974 - All. (RF) 1) : insère un para. 118b; 3. le Code fédéral des assurances (SL 1980 - All. (RF) 1); 4. la loi sur l'assurance des employés (SL 1924 - All. 6 ... 1972 - All. (RF) 2); 5. la loi sur les caisses minières (SL 1926 - All. 5 ... 1938 - All. 1B); 6. la loi [de 1972) sur l'assurance-maladie des agriculteurs.

  34. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Employment Promotion Act.

    Adoption: 1982-06-03 | DEU-1982-L-10652

    Act respecting fiscal and other measures to be taken to promote jobs, growth and stability. Inter alia, training grants for young unemployed persons and contribution of pensioners towards the cost of their sickness insurance. Amends for this purpose the first sentence of s. 1304c(2) and the first sentence of s. 1314 (4) of the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1980-Ger.F.R.1) and various other social security laws.

  35. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act respecting the management of the assets of sickness insurance carriers.

    Adoption: 1979-12-15 | DEU-1979-L-12361

    Numerous amendments, inter alia, to the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1924-Ger.10...1973-ger.F.R.1).

  36. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    An act to amend the Federal Children's Allowances Act [of 14 Apr. 1964: LS 1964-Ger.F.R. 1] and certain provisions relating to the statutory sickness insurance scheme.

    Adoption: 1976-08-18 | DEU-1976-L-13902

    Amends ss. 2 and 17 of the Act, s. 205 of the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1924-ger.F.R. 10...1973-Ger.F.R. 1) and s. 32 of the Farmers' Sickness Insurance Act of 10 Aug. 1972.

  37. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act respecting the sickness insurance of students.

    Adoption: 1975-06-24 | DEU-1975-L-14370

  38. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    An Act to introduce the Income Tax Reform Act.

    Adoption: 1974-12-21 | DEU-1974-L-15041

    Inter alia, amends s. 13 of the Rehabilitation Benefits Standardisation Act of 7 Aug. 1974, makes numerous amendments to the Employment Promotion Act of 25 June 1969 (LS 1969 - Ger. F.R. 1, 1972 - Ger. F.R. 3) and the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1924 - Ger. 10 ... 1973 - Ger. F.R. 1), amends ss. 18, 39, 47 and 55 of the Salaried employees' Insurance Act (LS 1924 - Ger. 6 ... 1957 - Ger. F.R. 1 B), amends ss. 40, 60, 70 and 75 of the Federal Miners' Benefit Societies Act of 1 July 1926 (LS 1926 - Ger. 5 ... 1942 - Ger. 1 B and F), amends ss. 16 and 23 of the Wage Earners' Pension Insurance (Reorganisation) Act of 23 Feb. 1957 9LS 1957 - Ger. F.R. 1 A), amends ss. 16 and 23 of the Salaried Employees' Pension Insurance (Reorganisation) Act of 23 Feb. 1957 (LS 1957 - Ger. F.R. 1 B), makes numerous amendments to the Miners' Pension Insurance (Reorganisation) Act of 21 May 1957, amends s. 19 of the Farmers' Sickness Insurance Act of 10 Aug. 1972, repeals s. 6 and amends s. 42 of the Federal Family Allowances Act of 14 Apr. 1964 (LS 1964 - Ger. F.R. 1) and makes numerous amendments to the Act (No. 3) of 27 June 1970 to encourage the accumulation of capital by employees (LS 1970 - Ger. F.R. 1).

  39. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Benefits Improvements Act.

    Adoption: 1973-12-19 | DEU-1973-L-15885

    An Act to improve the benefits payable under the statutory sickness insurance scheme.

  40. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Farmers' Sickness Insurance Act.

    Adoption: 1972-08-10 | DEU-1972-L-16544

    An Act to provide for the further development of the law governing the statutory sickness insurance scheme. Amends, inter alia, the Federal Insurance Code (LS 1924 - Ger. 10 ... 1963 - ger.F.R. 2) (numerous amendments), the Salaried Employees' Insurance Act (LS 1924 - Ger. 6 ... 1957 - Ger.F.R. B) (amends the heading preceding s. 123 and s. (2), and inserts a new s. 123b), the Federal Miners' Benefit Societies Act (LS 1926 - Ger. 5 ... 1938 - Ger. 1 B) (deletes s. 15 (3), amends s. 141 (2) and inserts a new s. 141c), the Social Insurance (Development) Act of 5 July 1934 (LS 1934 - Ger. 10) (amends ss. 2 and 3 of Div. II), the Maternity Protection Act (LS 1965 - Ger.F.R. 2) (amends ss. 13 to 15) and the Employment Promotion Act (LS 1969 - Ger.F.R.1, 1972 - Ger.F.R. 3) (amends ss. 10, 169 (1), first and second sentences, 178, 230 (1) and 231).

  41. Germany - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    An Act to abolish the payment of sickness insurance contributions by persons receiving pensions (for disability, etc.).

    Adoption: 1970-04-14 | DEU-1970-L-17537

    1. repeals ss. 381 (2), second sentence and (4), third sentence, 394 (3), 488 (3), second sentence and 515 (1), second sentence, and amends s. 515 (2) of the Reich Insurance Code (consolidated text: 15 dec. 1924/2; 2. repeals s. 120 (2) and (3) of the Federal Miners' Benefit Societies Act (consolidated text: 1 July 1926/3; 3. repeals s. 20 para. 20a of the Act to reorganise the pension insurance scheme of miners' benefit societies.


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