Healing treatment for war victims granted

As a damaged persons, you are entitled to medical treatment for recognised health disorders. If you are seriously damaged, benefits are also granted for non-care sufferers if and to the extent that they are not otherwise guaranteed (e.B. by membership in the statutory health insurance); under the same conditions, the family members and carers of the severely injured persons and all survivors may benefit from medical treatment. The type and extent of the benefits generally correspond to those of statutory health insurance. The healing treatment includes: outpatient medical and dental treatment, Supply of pharmaceuticals and dressings, Supply of remedies including physiotherapy, exercise therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy as well as glasses 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 work therapy, non-medical social paediatric services, Psychotherapy as medical and psychotherapeutic treatment and sociotherapy.

Request (informal possible) Certificate of recognition as a damaged or severely damaged Insured card of the health insurance company Certificate of injury consequences by the Utility Authority


informal application is possible Forms can be requested from the competent authority in accordance with the respective national law or are already stored on the homepage.

Preconditions
Health disorders recognised as a result of injury or caused by a recognised consequence of injury (causality)
Services of medical and medical treatment are generally provided on request. The following services are provided directly by the competent utility office and must be applied for there: Dentures Tools Movement therapy Speech therapy Occupational therapy Stress testing Work therapy Bathing cures, Replacement services, Inthebody exercises, Package for clothes and laundry wear All other benefits are provided by the health insurance fund for the care administration. If a person entitled to do so is not a member of a health insurance fund, he or she may contact a statutory health insurance fund of his choice.

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

Last update or date of publication
29.10.2020