Compulsory Health Insurance
As a student, you are legally required to have health insurance, meaning you are required to be either insured with a statutory health insurance provider or you must obtain an exemption from compulsory health insurance from a statutory health insurance provider.
The following students can be exempted
|Those who are insured through a private health insurance provider or|
|Those who are 30 years or older|
The following persons are not legally required to have health insurance :
The following persons are not legally required to have health insurance during their studies and can be enrolled without needing to submit proof of health insurance within the framework of the health insurance providers’ notification procedures:
|Participants in German courses,|
|Those enrolled in the Studienkolleg,|
|Doctoral candidates .|
Health Insurance Providers’ Electronic Notification Procedures
Starting from December 1st, 2021, JGU will be exchanging information regarding students’ health insurance status with the statutory health insurance providers electronically only. From that date on, we will no longer accept notifications in paper form.
The health insurance providers report the following information to JGU:
JGU reports the following information to the health insurance providers:
What does this mean for you?
|You are insured through a statutory health insurance provider:|
|We will require an electronic notification stating your insurance status from your statutory health insurance provider no later than your time of enrollment (insured with a statutory health insurance provider, M10.1.).
|You are able to be exempted from compulsory student health insurance (in case of private health insurance, for example):|
|We will require an electronic notification stating your insurance status from any statutory health insurance provider (exempt from compulsory health insurance, M10.2).
|You are already enrolled at JGU:
|You are enrolled at JGU and change your health insurance provider:
|In case you change your health insurance provider, JGU requires an electronic notification of the change of health insurance providers from your new health insurance provider (M11).