Cures for mothers and fathers Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Under certain conditions, mothers and fathers are entitled to a mother/father-child measure in relation to their health insurance fund.

A mother/father-child measure is inpatient medical treatment for mothers and fathers who are at risk of health or health due to their family situation. The measure can also be used by mothers or fathers alone.

The action shall be carried out in a facility of the Maternal Recovery Centre or a similar facility. You will also live there during the treatment, which is geared to the needs of mothers and fathers due to their individual stress situation.

The institution is selected by its health insurance company, which has to take your wishes into account as far as possible.

The mother/father-child measures usually last three weeks, for children under the age of 14 four to six weeks. They can be repeated at the earliest after four years. In the event of justified medical necessity, an extension or a new benefit may be requested.

The mother/father-child measure must be prescribed by a doctor. Application and regulation go to the health insurance fund for examination and approval and are checked by the medical service if necessary.

Please check with your health insurance company or your treating physician, your treating doctor.

Preconditions

The mother/father-child measure must be prescribed by a doctor. Application and regulation go to the health insurance fund for examination and approval and are checked by the medical service if necessary.

Related Links

  • Section 41 Fifth Book of the Social Code (SGB V)

Check with your health insurance company.

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Last update or date of publication
07.05.2021