With the consultation fee falling short as of 2013, health insurers are now afraid that compensatory financing from the national health fund will not compensate for the lack of funds. Siemens Betriebskrankenkasse (Siemens‘ company health insurace fund) advises against distortions resulting from compensation via the national health fund.
In order to avoid financial problems resulting from the shortfall of the consultation fee Germany’s federal government has announced a compensation payment via the national health fund. This is a ground for complaint since the compensation is coherent with regards to all health insurers but not necessarily with regards to a single insurance company.
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