Received at Health Insurance on Monday, the four unions of liberal biologists had submitted a “compromise” to their interlocutor, demanding a response Wednesday evening at the latest. But faced with the absence of a “concrete response”, the profession will engage in a renewable strike from December 1st. The biologists had already halted work for three days, during the past week.
Opposed to the “permanent planing blow” of 250 million euros per year – included in the Social Security budget (PLFSS) for 2023 – the unions agreed to a drain of the same amount next year, reduced to 145 million euros. euros from 2024 to 2026.
Health insurance proposes a new meeting
The Director of Health Insurance, Thomas Fatôme, however welcomed their “strong commitments”, while hoping that the exchanges could “continue to allow the achievement of the objective set” in the PLFSS, according to another letter consulted. by AFP.
Too little for the biologists, who demand “a written and quantified return to (their) proposal” before resuming discussions and consider that they have “no other choice” than to go on strike.
Health Insurance “regrets this new call for a strike which can only complicate the lives of patients and their access to care”, while “the proposals of the biologists were going in the right direction” and that it “offered them a new meeting next Tuesday.