For the father-child
cure the insurance institution undertakes the expenses.
Up until now
insurance institutions themselves used to determine whether the
expenses for a cure would be undertaken or not, or to which limit
they could be undertaken.
Now this has
come to an end: Legal health insurances have to undertake all
In the previous
years mothers who were already suffering from stress, had to confront
the insurance institutions regarding undertaking the expences
for the cure: According to the instruction manual’s directions
each institution used to determine the amount to to be paid, as
some sort of shared financing and to relieve the managers, it
was forcing the families to partially put their hands into their
With the wotes
of SPD, THE GREENS, CDU/CSU, FDP and PDS the Federal Parliament
have unanimously reached a decision in 28 June 2002 that it is
necessary for legal health insurances to fully finance mother-child
cures. Representatives of the German Federal Parliament, therefore,
with a small ammendment in the law, had an opportunity to clear
the biggest unjustice for mothers and their children regarding
medical treatment and rehabilitation. The general manager to Kur
+ Reha GmbH (represantative of five Mother-Child-Cliniques) Melcher
Franck comments: "Finally draft a law that equalises the
medical treatment and rehabilitation rights and responsibilities
of mothers and children with general medical rehabilitation.“
cure will not be fully free in the future: Lawfully the ratio
tahat is dedicated for a person is estimated to be 9 Euro per
day. Under certain conditions some families can be excempt from
paying this amount too.
information, application forms to download and information about
Mother-Child-Cliniques check the address www.mutter-kind-kur.de.
Also, from Monday to Friday between 8.00 and 16.00 there is a
free phone number 0800 / 2 23 23 73 you can use to get information.
papa should can cures
Over a half million of men in Germany raise its/e child he) alone.
Together with many other fathers, who seriously take its parental
duties, also they suffer increasingly under multiple load and
There are good messages also here now: the legislator has legally
anchors simultaneously also the father-child-cure with the full
financing of mother-child-measures 111a SGB V). The bill is already
by the German Bundestag and by the Bundesrat approved become.
cash register receives costs for father-child-cure
that has offered already for two years father-child-cures with
a men specific specialty draft, is the father-child-clinic field
mountain. After a test of the medical necessity, the costs full
are received of the legal health insurance.
families can on the webpage www.vater-kind-kur.de or cost-free
at the telephone from Monday to Friday at the time of 8 to 16
number 0800 / 2,23,23,73 inform themselves.