MedcoDRG on EU Agenda

MedcoDRG is now involved in the EU Agenda and plans new activities on hospital billing at the European level. - Read on at https://euagenda.eu

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DIVI calls for emergency mode

Numbers of COVID-19 patients in the clinics and their intensive care units continue to rise sharply. The first facilities reach their limits, especially in large cities and conurbations. Intensive care physicians in particular expect the peak of patient numbers in the intensive care units in the next four to six weeks. The demand of the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DIVI) is therefore unmistakable:   "Hospitals with a high volume of COVID-19 patients must now, immediately, be taken out of regular operation and converted to emergency operation!" warns DIVI President Prof. Uwe Janssens, representing doctors and nurses in the intensive care units. "Politics must no longer play for time!" Read more at: http://www.divi.de/presse/pressemeldungen/pm-regelbetrieb-einstellen-divi-fordert-notfallmodus-fuer-kliniken-in-ballungsgebieten-unverzueglich

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Allowance for exemption for German clinics

Debate about allowance for exemption for German clinics started in Düsseldorf – Due to increasing numbers of corona patients in intensive care units, the German Hospital Society (DKG) has called on Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn (CDU) to reintroduce the exemption allowance for hospital beds. — Read more on: www.aerzteblatt.de/nachrichten/117874/Debatte-um-Wiedereinfuehrung-der-Freihaltepauschale .

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