Region: Germany
Health

Stop the blockade of health insurance companies in the care of severely disabled children/adults

Petition is directed to
Health insurance companies, MDK & Petitions Committee Bundestag
33.534 Supporters 33.220 in Germany
66% from 50.000 for quorum
  1. Launched 22/12/2020
  2. Time remaining 6 weeks
  3. Submission
  4. Dialog with recipient
  5. Decision
I agree to the storage and processing of my personal data. The petitioner can see name and place and forward this information to the recipient. I can withdraw my consent at any time.

We demand:

  • no systematic questioning of medically initiated therapies or prescriptions by health insurance companies
  • direct assumption of costs for prescribed aids
  • without exception assumption of costs of medicines prescribed by specialists
  • no non-specialist expert opinions by the MDK
  • no expertises only after file situation
  • no delay of the therapies by long processing times of the health insurance companies
  • Reform of the MDK (conflict of interest with complete financing by health and nursing care insurances!)

Reason

Many families with seriously ill or disabled children experience stressful disputes with health insurance companies and the MDK when it comes to the provision of medical aids or other cost coverage.

Services are sometimes systematically refused with absurd arguments. The MDK often only serves as a justification for the intended rejection.

Thus specialist therapy decisions of the treating physicians are undermined, withheld from the affected person or unnecessarily delayed.

Please act NOW.

Thank you for your support, Ali Savas from Lüneburg
Question to the initiator

This petition has been translated into the following languages

new language version

Not yet a PRO argument.

No CONTRA argument yet.

Why people sign

  • Quynh-An Le Mannheim

    on 13 Jan 2021

    This outrageous circumstance must be rectified. Germany is supposed to be a social democracy.

  • Stuttgart

    on 12 Jan 2021

    Kinder benötigen alle Unterstützung, die wir ihnen geben können und müssen.

  • on 10 Jan 2021

    Society should take care of everyone, and specially vulnerable people.

Tools for the spreading of the petition.

You have your own website, a blog or an entire web portal? Become an advocate and multiplier for this petition. We have the banners, widgets and API (interface) to integrate on your pages.

Signing widget for your own website

API (interface)

/petition/online/stop-the-blockade-of-health-insurance-companies-in-the-care-of-severely-disabled-children-adults/votes
Description
Number of signatures on openPetition and, if applicable, external pages.
HTTP method
GET
Return format
JSON

Help us to strengthen citizen participation. We want your petition to get attention and stay independent.

Donate now

openPetition international