Medical treatment for war victims Granted Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

As an impaired person (so-called damaged), you will receive medical treatment on request for damage to health that has been recognized as a result of damage or caused by a recognized consequence of damage.

As a damaged person, you are entitled to medical treatment for recognised health disorders. If you are severely damaged, benefits will also be granted for non-dependent ailments if and insofar as they are not otherwise ensured (e.B. by membership in the statutory health insurance); under the same conditions, the family members and carers of the severely disabled as well as all surviving dependents may receive medical treatment .

The type and scope of benefits generally correspond to those of statutory health insurance.

The healing treatment includes

  • outpatient medical and dental treatment,
  • supply of medicines and dressings,
  • Supply of remedies including physiotherapy, exercise therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy, as well as spectacle lenses and contact lenses
  • supply of dentures,
  • treatment in a hospital (hospital treatment),
  • treatment in a rehabilitation facility,
  • home nursing,
  • supply of aids,
  • Stress testing and occupational therapy,
  • non-medical socio-paediatric services,
  • Psychotherapy as a medical and psychotherapeutic treatment and sociotherapy.
  • Application (informally possible)
  • Notice of recognition as a damaged or severely damaged person
  • Insurance card of the health insurance company
  • Certificate of damage consequences by the supply authority
  • informal application is possible
  • Forms can be requested from the competent authority under the respective state law or are already stored on the homepage.


  • Health disorders that have been recognized as a result of damage or caused by a recognized consequence of damage (causality)

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  • ยง 10 paragraph 1 Federal Supply Act (BVG)

Merkblatt zur Heil- und Krankenbehandlung

Medical and medical treatment services are generally provided on request. The following benefits are provided directly by the competent pension office and must be applied for there:

  • Dentures
  • Aid
  • Exercise therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Stress testing
  • Occupational therapy
  • bathing cures,
  • replacement services,
  • Disabled abdominal exercises,
  • Flat rate for clothing and laundry wear
  • All other services are provided by the health insurance fund for the supply administration.
  • If an eligible person is not a member of a health insurance company, they can contact a statutory health insurance company of their choice.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

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