Among them are 100% reimbursements for doctor consultations for minors. Furthermore, 100% of the cost of speech and fine motor skill therapies for minors will also be reimbursed.
Birth control pills will be covered by the CNS (National Health Fund) for women up to 30 years of age, as opposed to the current 25. Midwives will be able to conduct more visits.
The fund will reimburse costs concerning serious or chronic illnesses, which often need regular expensive treatments (though the press statement does not specify to what extent). An individual action plan will be put in place to determine the needs of patients.
National health insurance will also cover the vaccination against pneumococcus, which is linked to pneumonia, especially in older people.
The quadripartite, composed of representatives from the government, trade unions, National Health Fund and business groups, decided to cover some costs related to lipodemia, such as the stockings and physiotherapy including lymphatic drainage, and operations in stage 3 instead of just covering stage 4.
The quadripartite has also found agreement on the reimbursement on certain dental procedures, without giving further details.
Eye exams and the reimbursement of glasses will be revised. Diabetes patients will be also see improvements.
In addition, there will be increased coverage for several cancer treatments, sublingual desensitization (usually given for allergy treatments) and non-invasive prenatal testing.