The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its Impact on Ambulant Doctor Offices in Germany

Overview


Physicians and their personnel working in ambulant doctor offices are being affected by the consequences of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a particular way. The German Parliament, the German self-governing bodies of the ambulant physicians and other public authorities have issued measures and enacted special regulations for the healthcare sector to handle and reduce the health risk of COVID-19, and help healthcare professionals financially during the pandemic period. These new temporary guidelines and code of conducts are to be observed to ensure health and safety to physicians, patients and others.

This article provides an overview of the applicable regulations and guidelines for the healthcare sector and is intended to provide general guidelines for physicians about how they should organize their practices in the current time.

Read full article in German here.