What do the various political parties want with regard to healthcare?

NU.nl completed all election programs for you, so that you know exactly what to expect when it comes to deductibles, market forces, nursing homes, abortion and euthanasia.

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Own risk

VVD:

Retained, but replaced in time with a personal contribution per treatment.

To be increased voluntarily in exchange for a lower health insurance premium.


PVV:

Abolish for everyone.


CDA:

To keep the deductible.


D66:

Reserved, but for a maximum personal contribution of 100 euros per treatment, for a maximum of four treatments per year.

In total, therefore, a maximum of 400 euros per year.


GroenLinks:

Phasing out.

Lower health insurance premiums significantly.


SP:

Abolish.


PvdA:

Abolish deductible and voluntary deductible gradually.


ChristenUnie:

Preserved, but spread by dividing medical treatments into categories.


PvdD:

Abolish.


SGP:

Preserve.

Option to opt for a higher voluntary deductible in exchange for a substantial premium reduction.


THINK:

Abolish it.


50PLUS:

Reduce to 200 euros.

See if complete abolition is possible.


Forum for Democracy:

Lower to 200 euros.

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Market forces

VVD:

In front, but must not go too far.

Market forces should not be an end in itself.


PVV:

No position in election manifesto.


CDA:

For less competition and more cooperation.


D66:

For, but is too free at the moment.

For 'real' market forces based on all relevant costs.

New balance between market forces and cooperation in healthcare.


GroenLinks:

Against.

Abolish market forces.


SP:

Against.

Abolish market forces.


PvdA:

Against.

The current market forces have overshot and promises have not been kept.


ChristenUnie:

For less market forces.


PvdD:

Against market forces.


SGP: For market forces.


THINK:

No position in election manifesto.


50PLUS:

No position in election manifesto.


Forum for Democracy:

No explicit position in election program, but for competitive working conditions.

Nursing homes

VVD:

Improve quality in nursing homes.

Tight agreements between care offices and nursing homes about, among other things, new forms of care, digital support and retraining and further training of employees.


PVV:

Reduce the workload in nursing homes.

Automate, standardize or abolish administration by healthcare workers in nursing homes.

One rate in home care and nursing home.

Creating tens of thousands of new nursing home places.


CDA:

Expand number of nursing homes.


D66:

Modernizing outdated nursing homes.

Pilot for guest care as an intermediate form between home and nursing home to spare the caregiver for a while.

Care outside the nursing home,


but the nursing home remains an option for elderly people who need intensive care in a care facility.


GroenLinks:

Investing in extra nursing home places.


SP:

Prevent waiting lists for nursing homes.

Choose between good care at home or a place in a small-scale Care Neighborhood Home.


PvdA:

Improve care and conditions in nursing homes.

More and better trained staff and more money and attention for welfare work in nursing homes.

Structural investment in salaries, working conditions and perspective of care workers in nursing homes.

Provide nursing home care at home.


ChristenUnie:

Relieve the burden on the nursing home sector by investing 1 billion euros in courtyards for the elderly and generational homes.

More nursing home places.


Keep

the capacity for specialized

(medical) nursing home care centrally regulated.


PvdD:

Reduce long waiting lists.

Build more and smaller nursing homes.

Qualitative and adequate care at home as an option.


SGP:

Reduce waiting lists.

More housing facilities for older people who become more vulnerable, but do not yet need nursing home care.

National and multi-year agreements on the realization of housing for both elderly who can still live independently and


nursing home places.


REMEMBER:

Introduce legal minimum of two qualified healthcare workers per eight patients in a nursing home.

Encourage people to work as carers in a nursing home.


50PLUS:

Organizing care nearby, so that nursing home care can take place at home.


Forum for Democracy:

Maintain and expand where possible.

Abortion

VVD:

Scrapping the deliberation period for abortion and making the abortion pill available from the GP.


PVV:

No position in election manifesto.


CDA:

No position in election manifesto.


D66:

For.

Improve Abortion Law.

Make an abortion pill available at your GP.

Remove abortion from criminal law.

Continue to pay.

Tackle harassment in abortion clinics.


GroenLinks:

For.

Remove abortion from criminal law.

Make the abortion pill available at the GP and contraception in the basic package.

Accessible assistance.

Acting against protesters at abortion clinics.


SP:

No position in election manifesto.


PvdA:

For.

Make an abortion pill available to your doctor.

Remove from Penal Code.


ChristenUnie:

Against abortion.

Focus on strong improvement and assurance of guidance and independent counseling.

Attention to underlying factors, so that alternatives can be discussed.

Good aftercare.

Not normalizing abortion.


PvdD:

No position in election manifesto.


SGP:

Against.

Abolish current Abortion Act.

Reduce the number of abortions.


THINK:

No position in election manifesto.


50PLUS:

No position in election manifesto.


Forum for Democracy:

No position in election manifesto.

Euthanasia

VVD:

For the possibility for everyone to choose for a dignified end of life, provided this is done according to careful procedures and requirements.

More transparency from doctors about their views on euthanasia.

Expand the Groningen Protocol, making euthanasia possible for children between the ages of one and twelve under very strict due care criteria.


PVV:

No position in election manifesto.


CDA:

No explicit position in the election program, but more space and time for the discussion between the elderly, their families and the people in the care sector about which care is best.


D66:

For ending life at completed life.

Carefulness first.

Appoint a specially trained counselor.

(Additional) training for doctors about euthanasia.


GroenLinks:

For self-determination at the end of life.

Own judgment weighs heavily.

Anchoring in law.


SP:

No position in election manifesto.


PvdA:

No position in election manifesto.


ChristenUnie:

Against.


PvdD:

Before euthanasia after careful trajectory.

More attention for the reappraisal of old age and the prevention of loneliness among the elderly.


SGP:

Against.

Withdraw the euthanasia law and reduce the number of euthanasia cases.


THINK:

No position in election manifesto.


50PLUS:

For completed life euthanasia.


Forum for Democracy:

Support choice for euthanasia in case of completed life and unbearable suffering.

Enforce current euthanasia laws.