On May 8th 2018 lawyer Daniela Etterer was elected to the Medical Law Committee of the Cologne Attorneys Association.
The committee deals with Medical Law in its entirety, especially with the questions that are of relevance to lawyers. This notably includes question concerning panel doctors (with the exception of question concerning remuneration), hospital law, performance and remuneration laws (German Medical Fee Index (GOÄ), German Dentistry Fee Index (GOZ), Uniform Assessment Schedule (EBM), etc.), Criminal Law questions concerning physicians, Medical Liability Law as applicable to physicians, dentists and hospitals and Professional Responsibility Regulations. The committee functions as a forum to exchange experience in the field among its members as well as with interested guests. It has set as one of its goals to stay in close contact with jurisprudence, the medical associations, the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians and the universities.