FRANKFURT ( Dow Jones) – Chancellor Angela Merkel ( CDU ) wants to reform on the health compromise in this term care insurance .
"In order to be sustained in the long-term care needs in this term or an entry made in a funded component , "she writes in a commentary for the " Handelsblatt "(Wednesday edition). So far, the long-term care is financed by contributions .
The funding is in the coalition as controversial as the capitation payment for health insurance . After care reform is "Germany armed with his social security systems for this decade , "writes Angela Merkel. Rising health care costs would in future be financed through the new surcharge flat – a small capitation – . The "fact "that" year after year we have increasing health care costs " must , but " all be aware , "the Chancellor said.
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