Stress testing and occupational therapy for the insured

Insured persons in statutory health insurance are entitled to stress testing and occupational therapy if these treatments are not financed by other social security institutions such as pension insurance, the occupational association or accident insurance. Stress testing is a service of medical rehabilitation. They establish the health resilience for a later vocational training or work activity. Work therapy refers to the gradual introduction of patients with mental disorders, physical or mental disabilities into working life.

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

Last update or date of publication
23.07.2020