Anti-EU German MP ‘horrified’ as she is denied healthcare for her political views | World | News

Andrea Zurcher is an elected member of Alternative for Germany (AfD) and has been preventing in opposition to her native clinic for ripping up her healthcare contract. She claims her physician opposed her and her celebration’s views – that are the third largest within the Bundestag – due to “moral reasons”. The determination breaks German regulation and healthcare insurer guidelines and joins an extended listing of discrimination examples in opposition to the AfD who oppose the European Union.

Speaking to Russia Today, Andrea Zurcher stated: “Due to chronic illness, I had to visit my family doctor who I had been seen for the past two years.

“The conversation went relatively well and then my doctor told me that he would like to terminate the healthcare contract. 

“I was horrified and asked him why, he replied that he had learned from the media that I was a member of Alternative for Germany and that I had been elected to the Bundestag from the electoral district. 

“So for moral reasons he could no longer continue my treatment. 

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“Then I asked if I fainted, what would you do? He replied that he would have to help me as a medical emergency case. 

“And then I said that if he was alone in the room he could just close the door and during the resuscitation, he could press only every ten seconds.”

While the clinic has but to touch upon the incident, the insurance coverage company who gives the healthcare stated “it expects patients to get the very best possible treatment, regardless of their beliefs”.

Article 3 of German Basic Law says: “No person shall be favoured or disfavored because of sex, parentage, race, language, homeland and origin, faith, or religious or political opinions. No person shall be disfavored because of disability.”

In Germany, common healthcare is supplied by way of a mixture of taxation and personal healthcare suppliers and insurers. 

The AfD has confronted criticism for their right-wing views on immigration and Europe. 

Ms Zurcher continues: “I represent the position of AfD and I do not adhere to right-wing radical views.

“In the AfD, I feel a liberal and conservative niche so there was no reason to attack me personally or to deny further medical attention.


“I consider this to be absolutely arbitrary and cannot understand it. 

“I actually sent a statement to the police and with my lawyer, we filed a complaint with the physicians’ chamber and I sent a copy to AOK  (German healthcare provider) because this doctor works on the contract that that insurance company.

“According to their rules, such actions are prohibited since he’s providing services under a health insurance policy. 

“So I decided to fight it, and my fight continues.”

In 2019, an AfD MP was overwhelmed unconscious on the street and final year the celebration chief’s automotive was set alight. 

It was discovered that the AfD celebration suffers probably the most assaults out of some other German celebration with 694 recorded incidents in 2020 with the Green celebration coming in second with 206. 

Germany has lately bumped heads with Brussels over their border restrictions with the EU Commission threatening authorized motion in opposition to the state. 

They have till subsequent week to provide you with motive for the foundations or face having to elevate them. 

Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel warns a third-wave is coming to Germany as residents reject the AstraZeneca jab – leaving hundreds of thousands of doses left in stockpiles.

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