Expanding the statutory healthcare (GKV) obligation to public-sector employees would save billions in public funds
Bertelsmann Stiftung (Hrsg.)
Dr. Stefan Etgeton, Uwe Schwenk
SPOTLIGHT Healthcare: GKV – a better option
- 1. Auflage
- 4 Seiten, PDF
Federal- and state-government subsidy expenditures are already at a high level, and are forecast to increase significantly in the future. For this reason, various alternatives to the current public-employee health-insurance system have long been the subject of sustainable-budget discussions. Now, in a study conducted by the Berlin-based IGES Institut, the Bertelsmann Stiftung has examined the potential financial effects of introducing a health-insurance obligation for civil servants – analogous to that for conventional employees – for the public budget and the finances of the GKV. The key findings are presented in this Spotlight Healthcare report.