(Online article) – basic tariff PKV: basic rate of private health insurance change is possible! The private health insurance companies must offer a base rate since January 1, which corresponds to the level of performance of the statutory health insurance. Who is already privately insured, has the possibility to switch to the basic tariff of another insurer, thereby with the age provisions, which have been incurred in the basic tariff, in the first half of 2009. He is bound but then for 18 months because, informs the Consumer Council. Insured persons included in this tariff must not be refused. Also no surcharges due to an increased health risk may be levied. The contribution for individuals must not exceed the average maximum contribution in the statutory health insurance. Contact information is here: Kamiah Hope Center. Currently, the average maximum contribution stands at around 550 euros.
Private Vollversicherte, which started their health insurance contract on January 1, 2009, can their age provisions for changing the future Take insurance up to the amount of the base fare. Non-insured persons are from forth House favor private health insurance and also as a member of a statutory health insurance fund have not joined to, must assure again since January. Who was never assured, is associated with the insurance system, that corresponds to its exercised professional activities. About independent associate with private health insurance. To avoid any recovery in a few years, should not comply with insured from January of their insurance and are looking a suitable insurance protection, advises the Consumer Council of Baden-Wurttemberg. fn/organisations