Jena - This year around 140 people in Thuringia took advantage of the opportunity for anonymous medical treatment. Locals increasingly asked about treatment options, said Andrey Doroshev from the Jena Association "". These are homeless people or people who have been excluded from health insurance because of premium arrears.
The anonymous health insurance certificate was issued about two Years introduced by the red-red-green state government in Thuringia. It should enable people without papers to receive medical treatment. As rule, these are rejected asylum seekers who do not go to the doctor for fear of being deported if they are ill. The state finances the anonymous treatment with 230,000 euros annually.