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.
The set of measures to be analyzed and adopted by the Government on Wednesday aims to increase the liquidity of the companies, support the companies that temporarily suspend their activity in paying the technical unemployment benefits (75% of wages) to their employees, reduce the direct interaction of citizens with state institutions (by for instance extending the tax payment deadlines), and stimulate the production capacities for goods needed during this crisis, mainly sanitary protection materials, disinfectants.
legislatiamuncii.manager.ro (14.03.2020) Law no. 19/2020 regarding granting free days to parents for the supervision of children, in the situation of temporary closure of the educational units was published in the Official Gazette and entered into force from March 17, 2020.
romania-insider (11.12.2017) Romania ranked last in the EU for the share of social protection expenditure in its GDP, with 14.6%. By comparison, the spending on social protection represented 29% of the GDP in the European Union in 2015, according to data from EU’s statistical office Eurostat.
romania-insider (03.10.2017) Romania was among the last countries in European Union for the expenditure allocated from the national GDP for social protection related to housing. Romania spent less than 0.1% of its GDP, similar to other countries such as Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Cyprus or Slovakia.
romania-insider (15.05.2017) Romania ranked last in the EU for the per capita spending on family and child allowances, with an amount of EUR 91 in 2014, according to EU’s statistical office Eurostat.