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.
Anti-crisis shield - support from ZUS April 1 , 2020 Employment protection and reduction of burdens and maintaining financial liquidity in companies are the main goals of the regulatory package that make up the Anti-Crisis Shield. These regulations enter into force on April 1 this year. Among the solutions that are to prevent the effects of the coronavirus epidemic in Poland is the support provided by ZUS. What support can you get at ZUS?
zus.pl (23.0.2020) Additional care allowance is granted for the duration of childcare in connection with the closing of a crèche, children's club, kindergarten, school due to COVID-19. Additional care allowance is payable to parents or legal guardians of children who:
⇒ look after a child under 8 years old;
⇒ are covered by sickness insurance (e.g. employees, contractors, entrepreneurs).
euro.who (June 2019) Governance of the public health system is divided between the Minister of Health and three levels of territorial self-government. This fragmentation helps explain the slow progress in tackling important and longstanding problems and imbalances, such as high hospital bed numbers and hospital debt, and related to this, an overreliance on hospital care compared to community-based care.
Reuters (13.08.2017) The EU's executive arm, the European Commission, is concerned that reintroducing a different retirement age for men and women in Poland could violate the bloc's equality rules, according to a letter from Brussels to Warsaw seen by Reuters.