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Health insurance is mandatory whilst residing in Germany. Additionally, the Insurance company issuing the policy must be registered and licensed in Germany. The section below provides information on the German health system to include hospitals, German doctors, and medical treatment. The German health system is unique and will most likely differ from your home country so it is important that you are properly informed to ensure you obtain the right coverage to meet your needs.

Free brochure:’Security right from the start’ Siemens-Betriebskrankenkasse Health Insurance Germany

Download Siemens-Betriebskrankenkasse (SBK) brochure for a professional and complete overview of the health insurance services they provide in Germany. Filled with additional...
health insurance application in Germany

Health Insurance In Germany – Private and Public Insurance Options in 2020

Contents The Health Insurance System in Germany Government Health Insurance System in Germany(GKV) Private Health Insurance in Germany (PKV)/a> Terminating, Changing or Switching to Public Health...
Private health insurance in Germany

Private Health Insurance in Germany (Private Krankenversicherung – PKV)

Since January 1st, 2009, Germany made health insurance compulsory for everyone. Previously, public health insurance, together with the private health insurance standard...
Health Insurance For Self-employed and Freelancers in Germany

Health Insurance For Self-employed and Freelancers in Germany

Since 1st January 2009, a change in the insurance reform made it compulsory for everyone to take out health insurance in Germany....
German Health Insurance for Foreigners

German Health Insurance for Foreigners

The health insurance system in Germany Everyone who is resident in Germany is legally required to have sufficient health...
Expat Health Insurance In Germany

Expat Health Insurance In Germany

All foreigners living and working in Germany need expat health insurance. It is mandatory to show proof of health insurance when applying...

Uncovering the hallmarks of the best health insurance in Germany – Siemens-Betriebskrankenkasse

What does being “well-insured” really mean when it comes to obtaining mandatory health insurance in Germany? The cost and coverage of an insurance policy, as...
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Healthcare In Germany: The German Healthcare System

Healthcare in Germany is based on a decentralized and self-governing system. This article describes the functioning of the German healthcare system, its structure, the...

Health Insurance for Visa & Residence Permit Applicants in Germany

As of 2009, everyone who lives and works in Germany must have health insurance. Holders Of Visa And Residence...
Supplementary Health Insurance

Supplementary Health Insurance In Germany

Private Supplementary Health Insurance For those already covered by the generic public health insurance, the option exists to increase...

Medical Insurance in Germany

Medical Insurance in Germany 4. January 2018 Since 2009, each individual residing in Germany has...

German Hospitals

German hospitals and clinics fall into three broad categories: privately owned, state funded and those belonging to charitable organizations. Outpatient clinics can...
Dentists In Germany

Doctor And Dentists In Germany – What You Need To Know

The majority of people in Germany will have, as their family doctor, a general practitioner or Hausarzt. When required, the Hausarzt will...
Pharmacies in Germany

Pharmacies in Germany

Helpful Tips about Pharmacies in Germany and Medication in Germany In Germany, Pharmacies or chemists are responsible for dispensing...
Statutory Health Insurance In Germany

Statutory Health Insurance In Germany

The vast majority of Germany’s residents, which amounts to a population of nearly 70 million people, hold statutory health insurance in Germany....