Barmer Krankenkasse promotes greater use of video consultation hours and criticizes the restrictions that are in force again. "Video consultation hours have proven their worth, especially in the corona pandemic," said CEO Christoph Straub of the German Press Agency. They were a building block that ensured that care remained stable, could be integrated more flexibly into appointment calendars and saved patients and doctors long journeys, especially in rural areas. The fact that video appointments have been limited to 30 percent of practice capacity since April, after an unlimited number of offers in the pandemic, builds up barriers and slows down digitization.
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