The co-payments are set by law and are uniform nationwide. As a rule, insured people are charged a co-payment of 10% of the costs for all services, a minimum of €5, but a maximum of €10. Below €5 the actual price must be paid. Children and teenagers who have not yet turned 18 are exempt from co-payments (exceptions: travel costs, orthodontics and dental prostheses).
|Drugs and surgical dressings||10% of the costs, min. €5, max. €10|
|Travel and transport costs||10% of the fare, minimum €5, max. €10|
|Hospital treatment, follow-up treatment||€10 per day|
|In-patient care and rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation services||€10 per day|
|Therapeutic treatments (e.g. massages, baths)||10% of the costs + €10 per prescription|
|Aids and appliances (e.g. incontinence products)||10% per pack, max. €10/month Nursing care at home|
|Social therapy, domestic help||daily 10 % of the costs, min. €5, max. €10 + €10 per prescription|
1) for a maximum of 28 calendar days.
2) the first time the service is used without letter of referral. No co-payment for immunisations and preventive check-ups.