French sickness funds obtain Euros1bn by claiming on accident insurance:
This article was originally published in Clinica
The French sickness insurance funds have clawed back a total of some E1bn ($1.3bn) during 2004 through making claims to insurance companies for the healthcare costs incurred by patients as a result of injury caused by a third party. Victims of accidents caused by third parties are required to make a declaration concerning the incidents to the sickness insurance funds so the sickness funds can obtain compensation for the healthcare costs they have to bear.
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