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Section 137b of Book V of the Social Code - Promotion of quality assurance in medicine

The Federal Joint Committee shall ascertain the state of quality assurance in the healthcare system, identify the resultant need for further development, evaluate quality assurance measures that have been introduced with a view to their effectiveness, and draw up recommendations for quality assurance in the healthcare system orientated towards principles and cross-sectoral and inter-professional groups, including their implementation. It shall draw up a report on the state of quality assurance at regular intervals.



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