Medical treatment for those with health insurance
Persons with statutory health insurance are entitled to medical treatment if necessary. Medical treatment should be appropriate and necessary. It can
- disease prevention
- the early detection and treatment of diseases
Medical treatment also includes the assistance of other persons if this is prescribed by a doctor.
Legally insured persons can visit any doctor who is licensed for contractual medical care. These can be, for example, family doctors or specialists in medical care centers, practices or outpatient facilities. In most cases, it is advisable to first contact the family doctor.
The responsibility lies with the health insurance companies.
Which documents are required?
- Health insurance card or treatment certificate
What are the fees?
As a rule, there are no costs for medical treatment. Your health insurance company will inform you about possible co-payments for therapies or medications
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality
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