Care Reform

Finally, it was realignment of the statutory long-term care insurance end of March 2012. The Federal Government adopted the law on the restructuring of the statutory long-term care insurance. Starting in 2013, ill people will get mainly on dementia more services. Health Minister Daniel Bahr was a particular concern in the entire development process of the new legislation, because this group of persons must most benefit from the new rules as in the old law, it was very difficult a performance to get if you suffered from dementia. Learn more about this with Boy Scouts of America. Starting in 2013, this is easier and the power rates be increased also significantly in the maintenance stages I and II for people with dementia.

And newly added a nursing allowance for the care level 0. Because the benefits of the statutory long-term care insurance despite the increase but also in the future will not be sufficient to cover the actual costs, which come In an emergency on the person concerned, from 2013 also the private care insurance is promoted by the legislature. By this measure, she would like to Federal Government to significantly increase the proportion of those who themselves financially protect themselves against the risk of long-term care. What this promotion but will look like in detail and on what conditions, you will be linked, was still not described in detail in the Bill. Only, it was noted that for this purpose a separate regulation will be necessary.

But almost certainly, one can assume that private care daily benefit insurance will be deductible up to a maximum monthly fee in the personal tax return. Eventually, there will be even a promotion by an allowance for lower income. A decision to promote is expected in 2012 until the middle of the year. The changes to the part be financed by increasing the rate of contribution to the statutory long-term care insurance. The contribution rate to 0.1% will rise starting in 2013. Experts however already assume that there must be due to the demographic development in the future further contribution increases as financial burdens will rapidly increase through more and more elderly people.

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