Health: work interruptions provided by teleconsultation will no longer be reimbursed

By Graziella L. Posted September 25, 2022 12:06 PM

Gabriel Attal, Minister of Public Accounts, has announced that from now on, work interruptions transmitted via video will no longer be reimbursed by the Social Security, if not carried out by the attending physician.

The government signs the end of paid sick leavesince they are provided by teleconsultationfrom a practitioner who is not yours doctor. Gabriel Attal, Minister of Public Accounts, justified to Sunday newspaper there is reimbursement to pour”prevent some people from chaining online consultations until they find the one who is willing to grant them sick leave“. This measure is part of the draft social security budgetthe latter in large deficit.

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The minister evokes a loss of grip “from 100 million euros last year “, due to this explosion of sick leave, issued especially during the Covid-19 period. He adds that the scammers will have to pay the registration fees, in addition to the fine, because “the French are tired of paying them“The law also allows you to strengthen “the powers of social security cyber investigators“, Which will be able to track professionals who take too many sick leave, especially those who do not declare them, on video.

Prepare to fight “against social fraud“, however, this measure risks posing a problem to the citizens who live there medical desertswhere the treating doctors do not run on the streets.

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