Medical treatment for the insured Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Legally insured persons are entitled to medical treatment.

Legally insured persons are entitled to medical treatment if necessary. Medical treatment should be appropriate and necessary. It can be

  • prevention of diseases


  • early detection and treatment of diseases


Medical treatment also includes the assistance of other persons if it is arranged by a doctor.

Legally insured persons can visit any doctor who is admitted to the contract medical care. These can be, for example, family doctors or specialists in medical care centres, practices or outpatient facilities. In most cases, it is a good place to contact your GP first.

  • Health insurance card or treatment certificate

Related Links

  • Section 28 (1) Fifth Book of the Social Code (SGB V)

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