Public Health Insurance

Answers to your questions about public health insurance in Germany.

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Written by Rob Schumacher, Kyle Ponce, and Elyse

How do I cancel public health insurance?

Use our template to cancel your public health insurance.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

I'm unemployed. Can I sign up for public health insurance?

Find out if you're eligible for public health insurance.
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Written by Kyle Ponce
Updated over a week ago

I'm unemployed. How do I sign up for public health insurance?

If you're eligible for public insurance, here's how to sign up.
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Written by Elyse
Updated over a week ago

What's an E-104 form?

If you're from the EU, you probably need an E104 form to get publicly insured.
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Written by Elyse
Updated over a week ago

How do I fill out the "estimate your income" form?

Here's a helpful template.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

I'm coming from the UK. How do I apply for public health insurance?

Coming from the NHS? Here's how to register for health insurance in Germany.
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Written by Kyle Ponce
Updated over a week ago

I've been approved by TK. What's next?

Next steps after getting confirmation from TK
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

Why can't I be covered by public health insurance?

There are a few reasons why you may not qualify for public health insurance coverage.
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Written by Kyle Ponce
Updated over a week ago

I have a mini-job. How do I get insured?

Health insurance explained for mini-jobbers.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

Does public health insurance cover preventive care?

Yes! There are many check-ups that are covered.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
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How do I get my spouse and/or children covered with TK?

Get your dependents covered under your TK policy at no additional cost.
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Written by Kyle Ponce
Updated over a week ago

How do I book an appointment with a TK-approved doctor?

Here's a useful trick to find a doctor in the TK network.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

Is dental treatment is covered by public health insurance?

Some dental treatment is covered. Learn how it works.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

What does it mean to be "voluntarily insured" in the public system?

Here's what "freiwillige Versicherung" means
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago

I was rejected by TK. What should I do next?

I received a letter from TK saying that I cannot be covered. What should I do now?
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Written by Kyle Ponce
Updated over a week ago

What is the difference between public and private health insurance

Here's the difference between public and private health insurance
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Written by Kyle Ponce
Updated over a week ago

How much does public insurance cost as an employee?

This is how much TK costs if you're an employee.
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Written by Rob Schumacher
Updated over a week ago