Factsheet for case GR-2020-48/1499 – measures in Greece
|Country||Greece , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 27 November 2020 – 28 February 2021|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Access to healthcare
|Author||Elena Kousta (INE GSEE) and Eurofound|
|Case created||29 November 2020 (updated 15 December 2020)|
The Ministry of Development and Investment announced the setting of a maximum profit margin in businesses selling products or providing services needed for the health as well as for nutrition, transportation and security of consumers. The measure in in force until 28 February, 2021 with a possibility of further extension.
The Ministry of Development & Investment announced, Friday 27 November 2020 that, by virtue of art. 21, LA 20.03.2020 as amended by art. 28, L.4753/2020 a new amendment will be submitted in the next few days by which it will be empowered to be able to set maximum final prices, on goods and services, necessary to ensure the public health and the financial interests of the citizens. As such the amendment will provide for the maximum final charge rates for COVID-19 testing to each private service provider.
The prices are as follows:
The measure applies to all citizens.
|Does not apply to workers||
Contractors of a company
||Applies to all citizens|
No special funding required
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
No available answer
Eurofound (2020), Setting of a maximum profit margin for health related products and services, case GR-2020-48/1499 (measures in Greece), COVID-19 EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, http://eurofound.link/covid19eupolicywatch
Disclaimer: This information has not been subject to the full Eurofound evaluation, editorial and publication process. All information is preliminary and subject to change.