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Germany agrees community care scheme for elderly

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 02 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:877
  1. H L Karcher

    The political parties in Bonn have finally agreed on a new community care scheme for elderly people after several years' debate. The opposition parties had to be included in negotiations because both houses of parliament in Bonn will have to approve the new law on the scheme and the government coalition does not have a majority in the upper house, the Bundesrat.

    The community care scheme is intended to give financial support …

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