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What to do when care needs emerge?

Information on care needs assessment

Medizinischer Dienst der Krankenversicherung

Where does the long-term care assessment take place? How is this assessment carried out and what happens if you disagree with the long-term care insurance fund's decision? Find answers to your questions about the long-term care assessment by the Health Insurance Medical Service (Medizinische Dienst der Krankenkassen) here.

Long-Term Care Guide

Bundesministerium für Gesundheit

This guide provides a comprehensive overview of long-term care in the following chapters: Individual coverage for necessary care, benefits of long-term care insurance, home care by family members, advising in long-term care cases as well as quality and transparency in long-term care. The glossary contains important terms for easy reference.