Region: Germany

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
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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!)


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
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  • 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.

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