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Parliament unanimously passes amendment to healthcare act

By: J.S., STA

The parliament passed on Wednesday evening an opposition amendment to the act on emergency measures in healthcare with 86 votes in favour and none against, introducing financial compensation for the self-employed, partners in companies and farmers in the event of a quarantine order due to Covid-19 or subsequent childcare obligations.

The benefit payment is set at EUR 250 for each occurrence of a quarantine order, with a maximum limit of EUR 750 in one month. The amendment will apply retroactively, from 1 July onwards.


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