Preventive Checkups under Statutory Health Insurances

Services paid by statutory health insurances

The statutory health insurances only pay for services that are medically necessary and economically justifiable.

Health checks are only offered on a limited scale. Many diseases can be prevented by recognizing risk factors in due time.

Health services provided by statutory health insurances every 2 years include

  • physical examination
  • testing for blood in the stool
  • cholesterol, blood sugar, urine test
  • cancer check-up for breast and abdomen by a gynaecologist or
  • examination of the prostate by probing
    ( each without assessment of laboratory values )