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Conflict with the Health Insurance Societies
The time within which the health insurance societies of Berlin must furnish evidence that they are affording members adequate medical treatment expires, February 25. On that day, the health insurance societies must show that at least 1,200 physicians have indicated their willingness to serve the Krankenkassen. There does not seem to be the slightest prospect of any such number of physicians being secured, and it is likely that, soon after that date, the chief insurance bureau will intervene by virtue of Section 373 of the federal insurance decree. It looks, therefore, as if the conflict between the health insurance societies and the physicians would soon be settled.
A Medical Center for Athletes
Following the example of Hamburg, Dortmund and other large cities, the bureau of physical education in Leipzig plans to create a medical center for sport and athletics, which will deal with the
BERLIN. JAMA. 1924;82(12):987. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650380055025
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