Benefits granted in the event of sterilisation required by illness Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The statutory health insurance funds cover the costs of a medically required sterilization.

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

Preconditions

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

Related Links

  • Section 24b Fifth Book of the Social Code (SGB V)

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Last update or date of publication
27.11.2020