AOK Health Account – benefits to keep you healthy

With the AOK Health Account you can take advantage of prevention and health services without additional costs. Be it fitness trackers, infant swimming or professional teeth cleaning, you can choose entirely individually from among preventive and extended service offers and invest up to €500 per annum in your health. The AOK Health Account is provided to you free of charge. You can get started whenever you like.

Reimbursement for services

Take advantage of one of the eligible services and submit a reimbursement claim with the necessary documents by 31 March of the following year. For health courses we require a certificate confirming your participation. We will check your documents and reimburse you the relevant amount.

More information about Reimbursement claim and Participation in health courses in German

Preventive offers

Health Courses

Health courses support you in maintaining your vitality and joie de vivre through a healthier lifestyle.

Who for: AOK insured persons from 6 years of age
How often: 2 courses per calendar year
Benefit: a total of up to €170

You can receive up to €112 in addition to this amount for your travel expenses if you take advantage of a compact preventive package (health week/weekend) provided at a distance from your place of residence.

Attention! You must apply for your allowance for distance compact packages before you start the health programme.
 

Individually selectable health services


Infant swimming

Infant swimming can advance the motor skill development of your child. That’s why AOK Nordost subsidises infant swimming courses.

Who for: AOK insured babies from 3 to 18 months of age
How often: once per child
Benefit: up to €85
Required documents: Invoice, receipt


Sports club fees

Exercise does you good. For that reason AOK Nordost pays an allowance for membership fees in sports clubs for children and young people.

Who for: AOK insured children and young people up to 14 years of age
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: up to €50
Required documents: Invoice, receipt


Participation entry fee for sports events

When you participate in a sports event you are often required to pay an entry fee. For events held in cooperation with AOK Nordost we share in the costs of the entry fee.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: up to €50
Required documents: personal participation certificate, receipt


e-health offers and digital sports courses

For those who wish to remain active from home or in transit: You receive a share in the costs for sports apps, online fitness portals and online courses for digital training support.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: up to €20
Required documents: Invoice, receipt


Individual services for pregnant women

AOK Nordost provides comprehensive benefits for care during pregnancy. In addition, many mothers-to-be like to take advantage of further paid services. AOK Nordost shares in those costs:
• Additional ultrasound examinations
• Toxoplasmosis test
• Triple test
• Nuchal fold scan
• Antibody detection for fifth disease and chicken pox
• Group B streptococci test
• Cytomegaly test
• PH self-test
• Pharmacy-only medicinal products with the active substances iron, magnesium or folic acid (no combined preparation)
• Accommodation of an accompanying person in the family room

Who for: AOK insured pregnant persons and AOK insured accompanying person
How often: per pregnancy
Benefit: up to €100
Required documents: prescription for any medicinal products, invoice, receipt, information on the accompanying person


Devices for measuring exercise intensity (quantified self hardware)

AOK Nordost shares in the costs of purchasing pulse monitors, fitness trackers and other digital fitness measuring devices that help you record and monitor your training.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: every other calendar year
Benefit: 50% of the costs, up to €50
Required documents: Invoice, receipt


Midwife on-call service

Around the time a baby is born, a feeling of security is particularly important. AOK Nordost shares in the costs of a midwife on-call service from the 37th week of pregnancy.

Who for: AOK insured pregnant persons with the AOK insured newborn
How often: once per pregnancy
Benefit: up to €270
Required documents: Invoice, receipt


Natural remedies

In order to support holistic healing, AOK Nordost shares in the costs of natural remedies from the pharmacy which have been prescribed by a participating physician.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: up to €50
Required documents: doctor’s prescription, invoice, receipt


Osteopathy

In order to ameliorate complaints of the locomotor system, osteopathic treatment in addition to typical physiotherapy may be helpful. With a prescription from a participating physician and treatment by a certified osteopath AOK Nordost shares in the costs.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: up to €180
Required documents: doctor’s prescription, invoice, receipt


Partner accompaniment in prenatal classes

Get ready for the birth of your baby together: AOK Nordost shares in the costs of prenatal classes with partner accompaniment conducted by a licensed midwife.

Who for: AOK insured parents-to-be with the AOK insured newborn
How often: once per pregnancy
Benefit: up to €85
Required documents: Invoice, receipt, information on the partner


Swimming classes

You can learn to swim at any age and thus feel safe during activities in and near the water.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: one-off
Benefit: up to €85
Required documents: Invoice, first swimming certificate (for example a “Seepferdchen” certificate), receipt


Sport medical examination

For safe training have your health condition checked by a sports physician and AOK Nordost will share in the costs.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: every other calendar year
Benefit: 90% of the costs, up to €75 (for the basic check); 90% of the costs, up to €150 (for the performance check)
Required documents: doctor’s certificate, invoice, receipt

Further information on the sport medical examination in German


Sports gum shield

Protect yourself against tooth injuries during sport. AOK Nordost will share in the purchase costs through a participating dentist.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: 80% of the costs, up to €80
Required documents: Invoice from the dentist, receipt


Professional teeth cleaning

Have plaque, tartar and deposits almost completely removed by your dentist.

Who for: any AOK insured person
How often: per calendar year
Benefit: up to €50 (combinable with the AOK selectable denture tariff and vouchers from other AOK offers)
Required documents: Invoice


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