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Teleconsultation: end of 100% reimbursement


Set up during the Covid-19 pandemic, the total reimbursement by Social Security of teleconsultations ends this Saturday.

Teleconsultation 100% supported, it's over!

In force since the Covid-19 pandemic, the total reimbursement of teleconsultations by Social Security will stop on October 1, this Saturday.

Do not panic, if you carry out a teleconsultation, it will always be supported by the health services.

However, Social Security will only provide 70% of its reimbursement, in the same way as it usually does for physical consultations.

The remaining 30% (and any excess fees) will be your responsibility, or that of your mutual insurance company.

For those concerned, third-party payment will continue to apply.

100% coverage had been a derogatory measure since 2020, so the situation is simply returning to normal.

100% reimbursement remains possible in the cases provided for by Social Security, in particular in the event of long-term illness, occupational disease, or teleconsultation in connection with maternity in particular, underlines

The question of work stoppages issued by teleconsultation

In addition, Gabriel Attal, the Minister of Action and Public Accounts, announced over the weekend in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche that he wanted to put an end to work stoppages delivered by teleconsultation by a doctor who is not the attending physician. of the patient.

"These judgments delivered by video by a doctor who is not the attending physician will no longer be reimbursed by Social Security", he declared, lifting the veil a little on one of the measures of the draft security budget. social which will be made public tomorrow Monday.

Still, many French people sometimes have real difficulty getting a doctor.

Gabriel Attal motivates this reimbursement "in order to prevent some from chaining online consultations until they find the one who will give them sick leave".

And to add: “We have seen an explosion of sick leave given, by teleconsultation, by a professional who is not the attending physician.

It's nearly 100 million euros last year.

Source: leparis

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