State Aid Screening of Hospital Funding Exemplified by the German Case

Koenig, Christian; Paul, Julia
December 2010
European State Aid Law Quarterly;Dec2010, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p755
The article discusses European Union's State aid rules on public funding of hospitals. It provides an analysis of the funding mechanisms concerning hospital services, with the main focus on a case in Germany. It highlights the challenges within health care funding, specifically on the conflicting priorities of Competition rules and universal hospital coverage of the Member States.


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