Medical aids and appliances

Medical technology for your daily needs

Your physical impairment can be eased. There are a number of medical aids to help you in your daily life. When you have reduced capacity, specialised equipment can help. Depending on your circumstances, your health insurance can contribute financially to the costs.

Medical devices

Wheelchairs, prostheses, hearing aids, walkers and orthopaedic inserts may be covered by the compulsory health insurance (AOS/OKP) or by certain supplemental insurances (LCA/VVG) depending on the terms and conditions of insurance. Please note that not all medical devices are necessarily covered by the AOS/OKP or supplemental insurance. Please check the documents below. In any case, you must submit a medical prescription.

Useful documents:

Artificial feeding

When feeding through the mouth is no longer possible, alternative means are required, whether to feed micro nutrients intravenously or to provide food through a feeding tube. Different solutions are available for temporary and long-term situations.

Treatments covered by basic health insurance:

  • Parenteral feeding at home
  • Enteral feeding at home with a tube
  • Enteral feeding without a tube (liquid food)

Terms and conditions of coverage:

Useful documents:

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