It is important that patients understand their own rights. This article explains which patient rights exist and what doctors’ obligations are.
If you have statutory health insurance, you are entitled to seek a second opinion before certain operations. Why does this right exist and how can it be claimed?
People covered by statutory health insurance are entitled to a patient's receipt. This creates greater transparency in the health sector. How can I get one? When should I be given one?
Advance directives enable you to control who can make decisions and act on your behalf in health, legal and financial matters if you are no longer able to do so for yourself.
People with statutory health insurance are entitled to freely choose and switch their health insurance provider. But when is it worth switching? Read more about it here.
Health insurance holders are entitled to lodge an appeal if their health insurance provider rejects a claim for benefits. Read on to find out which steps to follow and what to be aware of.
What rights do patients have who feel that they have received poor or incorrect treatment or believe that their doctor has broken the rules?
Patients whose treatment does not have the desired outcome or for whom there are complications often ask themselves whether medical malpractice has been committed.
Doctors must keep patient records. These must document all the main medical measures and their outcomes.