Healthcare in Germany is made up of a combination of compulsory health insurance and private medical care. While all residents are entitled to a certain level of insurance coverage, there is also an option to receive supplementary, private healthcare, if the patient is willing to cover the extra cost.
This section features information about how to register for health insurance, locate a doctor or pharmacy, and pay for medical care. In addition, there are details on the services provided for new mothers and babies in Germany, as well as a list of vital telephone numbers that can be contacted in case of emergency.
Who to call and what to say in an emergency, including numbers for police, ambulance, fire and rescue.
Pregnant? New mother? Find out what to expect from the system when you have a baby in Germany.
Make sure you and your family are protected by the German healthcare system.
A comprehensive English-German glossary of medical terms from parts of the body to common sicknesses.
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