Prevention benefits for insured persons

They can avoid or minimize the risk of getting sick through their behavior. The statutory health insurance funds offer services to support you in this. About in the diet on issues of alcohol or tobacco use when moving mental well-being on questions of aging in the general way of life The health insurance funds also take into account the promotion of occupational health protection.

Preconditions
The health insurance fund may provide a behavioural prevention benefit if it is certified on its behalf by a health insurance fund or by a third party responsible for carrying out this task, i.e. quality-tested.
Some health insurance companies offer their own prevention courses. You can also select a course from a quality-tested external provider. Check with your health insurance company about the procedure.

Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

Last update or date of publication
09.07.2020