Medical treatment for people with health insurance
People with statutory health insurance are entitled to medical treatment if necessary. Medical treatment should be appropriate and necessary. It can be
- the prevention of diseases
- early detection and treatment of diseases
Medical treatment also includes the provision of assistance to other persons if this is prescribed by a doctor.
Persons with statutory health insurance can consult any doctor who is licensed to provide statutory medical care. These can be, for example, general practitioners or specialists in medical care centres, practices or outpatient facilities. In most cases, it is advisable to contact your family doctor first.
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 any co-payments for therapies or medication
Technically approved by
Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality
Professionally released on
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.