Coming from abroad, working in Germany and in need for some good advice around the german health insurance system? Maybe Health-Insurance.de, a service by german internet portal krankenkassen.de, can be your ticket for onboarding to the strange world of german health insurance.
“Health-Insurance.de” aims to guide you through the cliffs of public health insurance in Germany. Students, employees, refugees or au pairs: Anyone who lives, works or studies in Germany must have health insurance here. But the system poses a challenge even for some longterm inhabitants of this beautiful country.
Does health insurance in Germany also apply to tourists? What should employees consider when choosing a health insurance company? As a student from the USA, do I have to have statutory and private health insurance? How do you get the right insurance when you come to Germany for two years as a guest lecturer?
The new service in English language shall help to get you started in Germany. Everything works in English: from the first overview to joining a health insurance company. The portal provides information about contributions, benefits and services of statutory and private health insurance.
Interested visitors can make a new experience and try something very, very typical for Germany: They can use a calculator to calculate their future health insurance contribution! This is something, we eagerly love. We have internet portals with calculators for comparing prices for everything. Under this aspect, Health-Insurance.de contributes in its own way in onboarding people from abroad.