Doctors’ unions suspend their negotiations with health insurance

The discussions, which relate in particular to the rate of consultations, are “put under supervision” by several legislative texts, including that opening the way to “direct access” to certain paramedical care, believe the unions.


The six unions representative of liberal doctors announced, Thursday, January 19, the suspension of their negotiations with health insurance, after the vote in the National Assembly of a bill paving the way for consultation without prescription of some paramedical caregivers.

“A suffering profession cannot accept additional constraints, we need means to take care of the real health needs of the population. Only the attending general practitioner can face this objective, if and only if we Give him the means. Conversely, if the government persists, the health disaster is assured! “Write the six organizations (CSMF, MG France, Future Cé, UFML, FMF and SML) in a common press release .

Translangers with health insurance started in November must lead by the end of February to a new convention fixing for the next five years the rates of liberal doctors, as well as their access objectives public health care. The unions consider, however, that these negotiations “are put under the supervision of several legislative texts”, including the deputy’s bill (Renaissance) Stéphanie Rist.

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The text, which aims to allow “direct access” – without medical prescription – to the so -called “advanced practice” nurses as well as to physiotherapists and speech therapists, was voted unanimously at first reading , Thursday in the Assembly. It will be examined by the Senate on February 14. Fearing “the end of paritarism”, the unions of doctors “demand that negotiations will not be under constraint” and claim “a favorable and strong signal of the government” to use the discussions.

/Media reports cited above.