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How do countries adjust hospital payment systems for COVID-19?

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 15:21

Covid-10 Health System Response Monitor (15.06.2020) In consideration of a potential second wave of COVID-19, all countries in Europe will have to find solutions to adequately reimburse hospitals for their additional resource needs related to the care for COVID-19 patients, e.g. by adjusting DRG-based payments, increasing per diem rates, or adding additional fees to FFS system. In addition, given the risk of future pandemics, processes need to be put in place to rapidly adjust payment systems to meet new challenges where needed.

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Belgium: Temporary crisis measures for the self-employed: Sickness benefit

Submitted by siha on Mon, 05/25/2020 - 16:36

Federal Public Service - Social Security (05.05.2020) Self-employed workers who fall ill during the coronavirus crisis can receive sickness benefits from the first day they actually fell ill; the date mentioned on the sickness certificate is no longer taken into account. Due to the specific measures which apply to a consultation with a doctor (general practitioner), it may indeed take a long time before a sick person can actually consult his doctor (general practitioner). Consequently

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belgium
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Cash sickness benefits
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Belgium: Temporary parental allowance for the self-employed

Submitted by siha on Mon, 05/25/2020 - 16:19

Federal Public Service - Social Security (20.05.2020) May 16, 2020, the Council of Ministers approved a temporary parental allowance for the self-employed.

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Belgique (SPF):COVID-19 mésures de prévention et réglementation du travail

Submitted by btreichel on Thu, 05/07/2020 - 10:41

Le Service Public Fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale (SPF) a publié plusieurs guides sur COVID-19 qui traitent les questions suivantes: Quelles mesures de prévention l’employeur peut-il prendre ? Et quelles sont les conséquences en matière de réglementation du travail ?

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belgium
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Unemployment
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Belgique: Dix mesures pour soutenir les entreprises et les indépendants dans le cadre du COVID-19

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 03/24/2020 - 16:47

belgium.be (06.03.2020) Ces mesures visent en substance, d’une part, à permettre aux entreprises impactées de mettre leurs salariés en chômage temporaire afin de préserver l’emploi et, d’autre part, à prévoir des modalités d’étalement, de report, de dispense de paiement de cotisations sociales, précomptes, impôts de nature sociale et fiscale, pour les entreprises et les indépendants.

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belgium
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Unemployment
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Belgique: Coronavirus : lancement du deuxième volet du Plan fédéral de protection sociale et économique

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 03/24/2020 - 16:41

Belgium.be (20.03.2020) Le chômage temporaire sera à la fois automatique, étendu et renforcé, ainsi qu'un soutien aux indépendants fermés ou en difficulté.

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belgium
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Unemployment
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