The health system in Germany

Safety "Made in Germany": The German social system

Germany has one of the strongest social systems in the world. It aims to ensure you are financially secured in situations such as illness, old age, invalidity or unemployment. Find out here how this system is structured and how you can benefit from this protection with SBK as your partner.

One element of the social system: Statutory health insurances

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Financial security provided by the solidarity principle is the basic component of the German social system. As an employee in Germany you will be an active part of this community of solidarity. But what does this mean for you personally?

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Who is insured

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A statutory health insurance - such as SBK - offers you unreserved protection, without a prior medical examination, and regardless of whether you are employed, self-employed or student.

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FAQs

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Time is precious. Especially when one wants to arrive quickly in another country – which is what you want. Therefore have a look at the most important answers to essential questions. That way you can get a quick overview and focus on the really important matters.

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