The increasing number of needy increases the cost. The Minister of health Spahn now called for a fundamental debate on the future of financing - including new models.
Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn has demanded a fundamental debate about the future funding of care. "We still need to balance time quite new, what can the families themselves and where they need support," said the CDU politician of the "Bild"newspaper. "And if the contributions are not to increase further and further, then you will also need to discuss other funding models."
Due to the expected development of costs, there are already longer demands for a Reform of the financing. The leading Association of the statutory health and nursing care insurance funds (GKV) called yesterday for a tax-financed Federal subsidy for long-term care insurance. So far, these will be financed only from contributions.