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ZZZS unhappy with bill aiming to cut waiting times in healthcare

By: J.S., STA

The ZZZS public health insurance fund said the government-proposed EUR 200 million emergency bill aiming to cut waiting times in healthcare will not stabilise the healthcare system.

The ZZZS believes waiting lists should be brought up to date because currently the data on the number of patients and the waiting periods is not accurate. Only then will it be possible to see how many staff and how much funds are actually needed. Senior ZZZS officials also regret that “there was no dialogue with key stakeholders”, echoing the view of trade unions.

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