Medicinal and dressing saicrant for health-insured persons

Insured persons in statutory health insurance are entitled to the supply of medicines subject to pharmacies and to care for me. The costs are borne by the health insurance companies. Exception: For insured persons over 18 years of age, the costs of so-called small-scale products are not covered. These include: Medicinal products for use in colds and flu-related infections oral and throat therapeutics (except for fungal infections), Laxative medicines for travel diseases. The cost of funds that you can buy without a prescription is generally not borne. Exception: Medicines that are standard for treatment in serious diseases and are prescribed by the doctor. The choice of prescribed means may be limited by rebate contracts of the health insurance companies with manufacturers. However, these funds are then also free of payment. Fixed amounts may also apply to medicines and dressings. Any additional costs must be borne by you.

medical prescription or prescription


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Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

Last update or date of publication
23.07.2020