Benefits granted in the event of sterilisation required by illness

The statutory health insurance funds cover the costs of sterilization if the procedure is medically necessary. In women: If pregnancy would endanger their health. In healthy men: If a pregnancy is expected to cause serious injury to the woman and at the same time the procedure of sterilization would be life-threatening for the woman. In other cases, you will bear the costs yourself.

Electronic health card

The treating physicians decide in which cases a medical indication for sterilization is available.

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