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Reimbursement of transfer costs by agricultural accident insurance

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Have you paid for the repatriation of a person who died as a result of an accident at work, a commuting accident or an occupational disease? If so, you can get the costs reimbursed under certain conditions.

The Agricultural Employer's Liability Insurance Association may reimburse you for the costs of repatriation.
This applies to

  • surviving dependants and
  • other persons who have paid for the repatriation.

You do not have to apply for reimbursement. The Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft will check your entitlement to reimbursement on its own initiative.


Process flow

In principle, you do not have to apply for reimbursement of the transfer costs. The entitlement to reimbursement will be examined ex officio by the agricultural employers' liability insurance association.
The Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft will inform the potential beneficiaries known to it to enable them to register their claims. You can nevertheless contact the Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft.

Requirements

If you pay for a repatriation, you will be reimbursed the costs by the Agricultural Employers' Liability Insurance Association if

  • the deceased person was insured with the Agricultural Accident Insurance Fund
  • reimbursable repatriation costs were actually incurred by the agricultural accident insurance company
  • the death was the result of an insured event. This includes
    • accidents at work, commuting accidents, occupational illnesses
  • the person did not die at the place of their permanent family residence
  • the deceased was staying there for reasons connected with the insured activity or with the consequences of the insured event
Which documents are required?
  • Proof of payment and amount of the transfer costs, for example an invoice
What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to meet any deadlines.

Processing duration

Usually immediately, maximum 4 to 6 weeks

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Contradiction
    For detailed information on how to lodge an objection, please refer to the decision of the Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft.
  • Legal action before the social court
Applications / forms

Forms: no

Online procedure possible: no

Written form required: no

Personal appearance required: no

What else should I know?

No entitlement to reimbursement of costs if:

  • the family was resident at the place of death and returns to the home country after the death or to the family's former place of residence in Germany prior to taking up employment, or
  • the family retains their place of residence at the place of death and the burial takes place elsewhere (e.g. in the family vault).
Author
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Professionally released on

14.01.2022

Teaser

Have you paid for the repatriation of a person who died as a result of an accident at work, a commuting accident or an occupational disease? If so, you can get the costs reimbursed under certain conditions.

Process flow

In principle, you do not have to apply for reimbursement of the transfer costs. The entitlement to reimbursement will be examined ex officio by the agricultural employers' liability insurance association.
The Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft will inform the potential beneficiaries known to it to enable them to register their claims. You can nevertheless contact the Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft.

Requirements

If you pay for a repatriation, you will be reimbursed the costs by the Agricultural Employers' Liability Insurance Association if

  • the deceased person was insured with the Agricultural Accident Insurance Fund
  • reimbursable repatriation costs were actually incurred by the agricultural accident insurance company
  • the death was the result of an insured event. This includes
    • accidents at work, commuting accidents, occupational illnesses
  • the person did not die at the place of their permanent family residence
  • the deceased was staying there for reasons connected with the insured activity or with the consequences of the insured event

Which documents are required?

  • Proof of payment and amount of the transfer costs, for example an invoice

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You do not have to meet any deadlines.

Processing duration

Usually immediately, maximum 4 to 6 weeks

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Contradiction
    For detailed information on how to lodge an objection, please refer to the decision of the Landwirtschaftliche Berufsgenossenschaft.
  • Legal action before the social court

Applications / forms

Forms: no

Online procedure possible: no

Written form required: no

Personal appearance required: no

What else should I know?

No entitlement to reimbursement of costs if:

  • the family was resident at the place of death and returns to the home country after the death or to the family's former place of residence in Germany prior to taking up employment, or
  • the family retains their place of residence at the place of death and the burial takes place elsewhere (e.g. in the family vault).

Author

Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

Professionally released on

14.01.2022

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