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There are 57 services for Staying healthy

Staying healthy

Many illnesses can be avoided through preventive care or treated well through early detection. Here you will find an overview of the statutory health insurance schemes’ advisory and preventive care offerings, from vaccinations to cancer screening to dental check-ups. You will also find information about how to prepare yourself for serious situations through an advance care directive or a lasting power of attorney.

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Adjusting the artists' social insurance subsidy for health and long-term care insurance

The Künstlersozialkasse (KSK) can only pay you the correct subsidy if it knows how high your contributions for private or voluntary statutory health and long-term care insurance are. You should therefore inform the KSK of any changes to your contributions.

Advice from the artists' social insurance fund for self-employed artists or journalists who are not insured

The Künstlersozialkasse will advise you on all matters relating to artists' social insurance.

Apply for a certificate according to the Infection Protection Act for activities with foodstuffs

If you are working or employed in the food sector for the first time, you will need a certificate from the public health department confirming that you have been instructed in infection control.

Apply for a health insurance subsidy for pensioners from the Agricultural Pension Fund

If you have voluntary or private health insurance, you can apply for a subsidy for your health insurance.

Apply for a youth health check-up

You can take advantage of health check-ups for your children. Thus, the general state of health and age-appropriate development of a child is regularly examined by a doctor. Possible problems or abnormalities can be detected and treated at an early stage.

Apply for addiction counseling

Addiction is primarily a disease and requires treatment just like any other disease. In Saxony-Anhalt, there are numerous addiction counseling centers that provide help. Offers...

Apply for an organ donor card

Organ donation is a very personal matter. For or against - this is a decision that no one can take away from you. Some people are uncomfortable with the idea of having an organ...

Apply for authorization to carry out occupational medical check-ups

Physicians require an authorization for the medical monitoring of occupationally exposed persons in the field of radiation protection.

Apply for dental prophylaxis

Dental care serves to examine teeth and oral cavity in detail in order to be able to detect and treat any dental, oral and jaw diseases at an early stage.

Apply for early detection examination in children

You can take advantage of health check-ups for your children. Thus, the general state of health and age-appropriate development of a child is regularly examined by a doctor. Possible problems or abnormalities can be detected and treated at an early stage.

Apply for exemption from compulsory insurance in the statutory health insurance scheme

If you become subject to compulsory insurance in the statutory health insurance, you can be exempted from this in certain cases. You submit the application to your statutory health insurance fund.

Apply for group dental prophylaxis in children and adolescents

Dental services promote the dental health of children and adolescents with age-appropriate programs

Apply for medical care for mothers and fathers with health insurance

Health insurance companies offer services for the prevention of diseases for mothers and fathers.

Apply for medical rehabilitation benefits from the Agricultural Old-Age Insurance Fund

You can receive medical rehabilitation benefits from the Landwirtschaftliche Alterskasse (LAK). You must meet certain benefit requirements for this.

Apply for prenatal check-up

The health insurance covers the costs for early detection examinations and tests necessary during pregnancy.

Apply for preventive and early detection examination for dental, oral and maxillofacial diseases

Dental care serves to examine teeth and oral cavity in detail in order to be able to detect and treat any dental, oral and jaw diseases at an early stage.

Apply for sickness benefit

The sickness benefit is intended to compensate the insured * for the loss of earnings. The duration and amount of sick pay are prescribed by law. In the event of illness, you a...

Applying for help for children and young people at risk of development and with disabilities

If you need help with living expenses and do not have statutory or private health insurance, the social welfare provider will provide healthcare assistance. This includes ...

Applying for medical preventive services for insured persons of the statutory health insurance

Outpatient or inpatient preventive care can help you avert the threat of illness or the need for long-term care. You apply for the preventive care benefit from your health insurance fund.

Arrange a mushroom consultation

You have collected mushrooms and do not know if you can eat them? Let us advise you.

Arrange a tropical suitability test

In the case of professional stays in tropical or subtropical areas, the employer is obliged to arrange occupational health precautions.

As an insured person, contact the Künstlersozialkasse for information, advice or clarification of concerns

If you, as an insured person in the artists' social insurance scheme, have a question or concern in connection with your compulsory insurance, you can contact the Künstlersozialkasse.

Assumption of travel expenses by the agricultural employers' liability insurance association

Have you had a recognized accident at work or an occupational disease? If so, the agricultural employers' liability insurance association will reimburse you for the associated travel costs under certain conditions.

Change income estimate for the artists' social security fund

Has your professional situation changed in such a way that you expect a different income from your self-employed artistic or journalistic work? Then you need to adjust your income estimate with the Artists' Social Insurance Fund.

Claiming children's sickness benefit for those with statutory health insurance and transferring children's sickness benefit days to the other parent

If you cannot work because your child is ill, you can get children's sickness benefit from your statutory health insurance fund. Under certain conditions, you can transfer the children's sickness benefit days to your partner.

Counseling on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections

If you have questions about sexually transmitted diseases (e.g. AIDS), you can contact a counseling center near you. You can also get tested at many counseling centers. You ca...

Final subsidy statement from the Artists' Social Security Fund

Grants that you receive from the Artists' Social Security Fund are finally settled in the following year.

Have the load limit for co-payments checked in the statutory health insurance

Co-payments for medicines, remedies and applications may not exceed two percent of the annual gross income.

Infection control advice Ebola

Ebola is a rare and life-threatening infectious disease. It is one of the so-called viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) and is caused by the Ebola virus (EV). Ebola is subject to...

Notify the artists' social insurance fund of the change of health insurance fund

If you have statutory health and nursing care insurance through the artists' social insurance fund, you can change your health insurance fund under certain conditions.

Notify the Artists' Social Security Fund of the change in personal data

If your personal data changes, you must inform the Künstlersozialkasse. You should also inform the Künstlersozialkasse if your contact details change or expand.

Notify the Künstlersozialkasse of pension withdrawals

Do you receive a pension from the statutory pension insurance? Then this has an effect on your insurance status in the artists' social insurance.

notify the Künstlersozialkasse of the change in legal form or focus of activity

If you change the legal form of your activity or the activity itself, this may affect your obligation to be insured with the Künstlersozialkasse (KSK).

Preventing an occupational disease in agriculture or avoiding the aggravation of an occupational disease

If you are exposed to a hazard at work that can cause an occupational disease, you will receive preventive measures under certain conditions.

Receive compensation and suspend contributions to the artists' social security fund

If you are unable to work due to illness or pregnancy and receive compensation from another source, you do not have to pay social security contributions via the Artists' Social Security Fund.

Reimbursement of overpaid pension insurance contributions by the artists' social security fund

If you pay too much into your pension insurance, you will receive a refund.

Request advice on infection control

The Public Health Service will provide you with general information about certain infectious diseases, e.g.: What should you do in an emergency? What are the transmission routes?...

Request annual statement from the artists' social insurance fund

If you are subject to insurance or eligible for subsidies through the Künstlersozialkasse, you will receive proof of your insurance for each year.

Request confirmation of insurance from the artists' social insurance fund

If you are insured through the Künstlersozialkasse, you can prove your insurance status with a current confirmation of insurance.

Request current insurance data from the artists' social insurance fund

If you are insured through the Künstlersozialkasse (KSK), you can obtain information about your insurance obligation and your contribution account from the KSK at any time. To do this, you must send a request to the KSK.

Request health advice for families with infants

If you receive social assistance or basic security and have just had a baby, the social welfare office will bear the costs of counselling sessions.

Request tax office certificate from the artists' social insurance fund

If you are subject to compulsory insurance or eligible for subsidies via the Künstlersozialkasse, you will receive proof of the tax-deductible contributions and subsidies for each year.

Request water testing

Water is regularly checked in Germany. This applies to both drinking water and bathing water.

Social security for self-employed artists and publicists, registration

As an artist or publicist, you can register for social security via the Artists’ Social Security Fund (KSK).

Statutory accident insurance: Preventing an occupational disease or avoiding the aggravation of an occupational disease

Are you exposed to a risk at work that could lead to the development, aggravation or recurrence of an occupational disease? If so, you are entitled to preventive measures under certain conditions.

Submit a report for infection protection

The Infection Protection Act requires the reporting of certain pathogens as well as vaccine damage by doctors and laboratories.

Submit proof of activity and income requested at the end of the professional start-up period to the Künstlersozialkasse for examination

As a beginner in your profession, you did not reach the minimum employment income in the first three years of your work? Then you must prove to the Künstlersozialkasse that you are working for gain.

Submit proof of income to the Künstlersozialkasse for random checks

If you are insured with the Künstlersozialkasse or are entitled to a subsidy, your income can be checked in an annual random sample.

Suspension of health and long-term care insurance benefits in the event of non-payment of contributions to the artists' social insurance fund

If you do not pay your contributions to the Künstlersozialkasse regularly, you will have to pay for your medical treatment yourself.