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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for benefits for required sterilization


The statutory health insurance funds cover the costs of sterilization if the procedure is medically necessary.

In women: If

  • pregnancy would endanger their health.

In healthy men:

  • If a pregnancy is expected to cause serious injury to the woman and at the same time the procedure of sterilization would be life-threatening for the woman.

In other cases, you will bear the costs yourself.

The statutory health insurance funds cover the costs of a medically required sterilization.

Contact your health insurance company.

The treating physicians decide in which cases a medical indication for sterilization is available.

  • Electronic health card

You can appeal against the decision of the health insurance company. If the objection is not remedied, you can appeal to the competent social court.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

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