Adjustment of Health Insurance Controversy
Following is an abstract of the regulations affecting the general content of contracts between physicians and health insurance societies, drawn up by the federal committee entrusted with the adjustment of controversies between the two parties, May 12.These regulations shall not be interpreted as abolishing the freedom of the Krankenkassen and the panel physicians to enter into contracts. They contain, rather, general principles for the adjustment of contract relations between the health insurance societies and the physicians, with a view to securing uniform and appropriate agreements.
RULES GOVERNING THE ADMISSION OF PHYSICIANS TO THE PANEL
Admission of physicians to the panel is accomplished through a special committee on admission, to which physicians may apply. Other things being equal, preference is to be given to resident physicians or those wounded in war. A larger number of native physicians than the regulations ordinarily provide for may be