AIM celebrates this week its Board of Director meetings in Paris. Discussions will focus on the role of the European Pillar of Social Rights in making the European Union more social; on the emerging topic of Uberisation and more precisely on how smartphone apps and work on demand could change the healhtcare sector; and of course on financial regulations and their impact for healthcare mutuals.
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On 1 December, join experts from a wide range of backgrounds to discuss the effects of advertising on children’s behaviours, tools to reduce child exposure to commercial communications for unhealthy food and alcohol and the effectiveness of self-regulatory schemes.
All over the world, financial regulations raise the same challenges: the necessity to ensure a balance between the objectives of stability and security for organisations, and the risk to implement too restrictive rules. Mutuals are dealing with regulations which tend to be more and more convergent and complete and which force them to find new and innovative solutions. Gathering mutuals and other international stakeholders to discuss the issue and its implications for not-for-profit healthcare payers is key in helping to tackle the issue without losing our values of solidarity and democracy, and to safeguard the principle of universality when it comes to access to healthcare.
15 September 2016 – The members of ESIP and AIM, social security organisations, mutuals and health insurance funds, are following with great concern increasing efforts at European level for standardisation in the field of health and social services. In particular, recent requests for standardisation in quality of care for elderly people and patient involvement in person-centered care, as well as deliberations on standardisation in the field of healthcare within a CEN working group, represent a fundamental interference with existing national rules and medical guidelines developed by the competent institutions. Read AIM-ESIP joint letter on standardisation.