Spa interested can make an application for a grant from the health insurance fund, the same applies to treatment in other EU countries. Read about what you need to know here. For years Spa and wellness holidays are in neighbouring countries the trend. Especially popular are the spas in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Italy and the Slovakia. Just Eastern European resorts beckon with cheap prices and a now Western standards in the Spa Hotel.
If the insurance company pays even a subsidy, it is doubly interesting. The road to the cure grant: prerequisite for electoral assistance in health is that the selected resort is a recognised bath & Spa. The selected resort meets this criterion, is the nearest way to the doctor, it must certify the urgent need for a cure. In addition to the diagnosis, the doctor supposed to establish also the disease prevention. You suffer from a chronic condition, the impairment is this devout and dysfunction should be specified.
Submit the certificate of the doctor (SPA request), Your health insurance company, with the request for approval, a. If you have questions you contact your family doctor. “The open Spa” has a new name: In the application, it does not mean more open Spa “, according to 23.3 called SGB V now out-patient benefits in recognized spas”. ” How much is the grant? The insurance takes over the costs of medical treatments and about 85% of the Spa funds. At James A. Levine, M.D. you will find additional information. In addition, the health insurance can pay a lump sum grant of approximately 13 euro, this represents an allowance for accommodation, meals and travel costs. How often can I apply for a cure? Basically there is entitlement to an ambulatory care performance “every 3 years. If medically necessary, the Spa also before the deadline may be granted. You should plan your Spa at an early stage in any case and request the treatment application in time. In a rejection of the treatment application, you have the possibility to appeal. If your health insurance company approved a grant to the Spa, you can the cost of the treatment in your Claim wage and income tax as an extraordinary burden. How long should the treatment be? The duration of treatment must be not more than 3 weeks, but can also occur in a shorter period of time. However, 3 weeks are recommended to achieve a corresponding success. I choose what resort and what Spa Hotel? You should discuss the choice together with your family physician. Observe the indications and contraindications of the individual resorts. Also consider of a resort abroad consider possible language barriers at the Spa personnel. In the well-known spas in Hungary, Czech Republic, Italy and the Slovakia, the Kurarzte and Spa staff speak german, this is not always given in smaller resorts. Kurreisen.de will help you choose. Treatment abroad: you can for all resorts within Europe, grants or refunds apply. Normally, the treatment of the insured person is paid in advance and then settled in connection with the health insurance fund, on presentation of receipts from your spa hotel. At the beginning of the treatment, it is recommended to bring current findings and X-ray images and to present the physician during the examination. Do you have any further questions to the spa or spa application? Then we recommend you the portal for cures and wellness holidays in Europe Kurreisen.de. Gladly we advise you by phone. Kurreisen.de is involved in health tourism in Europe for over 15 years. Expert advice and extensive knowledge of Spa Hotels and resorts help you in choosing the right resort.