HEALTH INSURANCE FOR VISA ISSUES AND LONG STAY PERMITS IN AUSTRIA
This section provides information about this new health insurance plan “Care Austria” provided by Care Concept AG.
This insurance plan is tailored to meet the special needs of travelers in Austria. The following persons can also be insured under this plan: visiting school students, scholarship holders, doctoral students, college/university students, language school participants as well as participants in exchange programs, language courses, and international projects in institutions of higher education.
The costs are reimbursed according to the currently valid official schedule of fees for doctors and dentists in Austria (scale of fees). Please refer to the GTCI for a complete list of benefits.
This insurance plan reimburses in accordance with the regulations of the Austrian regional health insurance providers and fulfills all official requirements of foreign insurance in Austria.
Health insurance cover:
- “all risks” as required by Austrian laws
- inpatient treatment in the hospital (shared room; standard care class)
- outpatient treatment by legally recognised and licensed physicians
- patient transport to the hospital for inpatient treatment
- coverage of costs for medically prescribed medications and bandages
- medical aids up to a maximum of EUR 2,500.00
Pregnancy and childbirth
- Pregnancy examinations and treatments – provided that the pregnancy did not exist at the start of the insurance coverage or when applying for a policy extension
- Delivery (waiting period 8 months)
Dental treatment and dental prostheses
- medically necessary dental treatment (simple execution), at 100%.
- annual dental check-up & annual teeth cleaning
- medically necessary dental prosthesis (including repairs) at 80% of the reimbursable invoice amount up to a maximum of EUR 750.00 (Attention: it is absolutely necessary to submit the treatment plan and cost estimate, otherwise only 50% will be covered.)
- Accident-related dental prosthesis (including repairs) at 100% of the reimbursable invoice amount up to a maximum of EUR 3,000.00 (Attention: it is absolutely necessary to submit the treatment plan and cost estimate, otherwise only a maximum of EUR 500.00 will be covered.)
Repatriation & other cover
- Additional costs of medically advisable, medically prescribed return transport to the home country
- Transfer costs and funeral costs in the event of death of the insured person up to EUR 25,000.00.
- Follow-up liability up to 4 weeks
- Insurance coverage for vacation stays in the home country
- o up to 14 days (duration up to 4 months incl. all extensions)
- o up to 28 days (duration from 4 months to 364 days incl. all extensions)
The insurance company must be notified in writing before the start of the stay.