Germany: Planned reform to hospitals

On the 2 May 2022, the German Health Minister, Prof. Karl Lauterbach, announced that hospital reforms will be a priority health policy project from 2023 onwards. The planned reform aims to improve emergency care, remedy nursing shortages and restructure hospital financing and planning. These changes will have an impact on the pricing of inpatient care in Germany. Maddy Dawson, Analyst at Lightning Health shares an overview of the planned reform.

Article published 16 May 2022.