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Gesetz zur Weiterentwicklung der Versorgung und der Vergütung für psychiatrische und psychosomatische Leistungen (PsychVVG) (Law on the further development of the provision of and remuneration for psychiatric and psychosomatic services)

Government of Germany Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Germany 19 December 2016 Legislation/regulation health service, mental health care, mental health resources

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Mit dem Gesetz wird eine Neuausrichtung des Vergütungssystems für psychiatrische und psychosomatische Leistungen vorgenommen. Ziel ist eine leistungsorientierte Finanzierung, die die Transparenz über die Versorgung verbessert. Ferner fördert der Entwurf die Verzahnung von ambulanten und stationären Leistungen, um die Versorgung der Patienten weiter zu stärken.

This law provides a restructuring of the remuneration system for psychiatric and psychosomatic services. The aim is a model of financing that improves transparency in service provision. Furthermore, the law supports collaboration between outpatient and inpatient services to improve quality of care and service provision for patients.

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