Health Minister Agnès Buzyn announced Sunday the forthcoming creation of a reimbursement package reimbursed by Social Security to support patients after cancer, including psychological, dietary and physical activity.
"The Social Security will pay the cost of care after cancer," assured the minister on the set of the "Grand Jury" (RTL-LCI-Le Figaro), recalling its former functions as President of the Institute National Cancer Institute.
This measure, included in the draft 2020 budget of the "Sécu" to be presented on September 30, will "care for people who are at a distance from their cancer, whether it is a psychological support, dietary, health care. adapted physical activity ". "We know how important it is to avoid relapse," added Ms. Buzyn.
Asked about the cost of such a package, the minister refused to answer. As well as questions about the exact figure of the Social Security's projected deficit after a series of government announcements on emergencies, the Ehpad, the payment of child support, and so on.
"My goal is to bring the Social Security accounts back to balance, it's very important for the French to know that Social Security is well managed," she said.
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