Prevention benefits for health-insured persons

Insured persons can check with their health insurance company what prevention options are available. The health insurance companies provide quality-assured offers.

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.


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. For further information, please contact your health insurance company.

Related Links

  • Section 20 Social Code Fifth Book (SGB V)

Check with your health insurance company about the procedure. This varies depending on whether it is a course with your health insurance company or an external course.

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