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Apply for a state allowance for a private supplementary long-term care insurance policy

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Build up private long-term care insurance in the event of needing long-term care.

The state supports you in setting up private long-term care insurance by providing you with a monthly allowance. If you become in need of care, you are entitled to a certain amount of money for each statutory care level. This is at least EUR 600 for care level 5.


Process flow
  • You take out private supplementary long-term care insurance with a long-term care insurance company of your choice.
  • You authorize your long-term care insurance company to submit the allowance applications for you when you take out the policy.
  • The long-term care insurance company of your supplementary long-term care insurance will send your application to the ZfP, stating your social security number.
  • If you do not have a social security number, the ZfP will assign you an allowance number.
  • The ZfP will determine your allowance and pay it to your long-term care insurance company. The statutory payment dates are April 20 and December 20.
  • If you are not entitled to an allowance, your long-term care insurance company will inform you.
Requirements
  • You are covered by social and private long-term care insurance.
  • You have reached the age of 18.
  • You have not received any benefits due to the need for long-term care before taking out private supplementary long-term care insurance.
  • You have paid contributions of at least EUR 10.00 per month.
Which documents are required?
  • Application for a state allowance for a private supplementary long-term care insurance policy
  • Power of attorney for the long-term care insurance company so that it can submit the annual allowance application for you from the time the contract is concluded.
What are the fees?

There are no costs.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The long-term care insurance company must submit the application to the NDT from January 1 to March 31 of the calendar year following the contribution year.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • Within one year of notification by the long-term care insurance company, you have the option of having the allowance formally determined by means of a special application in accordance with Section 128 (2) sentence 9 SGB XI.
  • The assessment procedure ends with the issuance of a legally enforceable decision.
What else should I know?

There are no indications or special features.

Author

Central Office for Care Provision (ZfP)


Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)

Professionally released on

15.02.2024

Teaser

Build up private long-term care insurance in the event of needing long-term care.

Process flow

  • You take out private supplementary long-term care insurance with a long-term care insurance company of your choice.
  • You authorize your long-term care insurance company to submit the allowance applications for you when you take out the policy.
  • The long-term care insurance company of your supplementary long-term care insurance will send your application to the ZfP, stating your social security number.
  • If you do not have a social security number, the ZfP will assign you an allowance number.
  • The ZfP will determine your allowance and pay it to your long-term care insurance company. The statutory payment dates are April 20 and December 20.
  • If you are not entitled to an allowance, your long-term care insurance company will inform you.

Requirements

  • You are covered by social and private long-term care insurance.
  • You have reached the age of 18.
  • You have not received any benefits due to the need for long-term care before taking out private supplementary long-term care insurance.
  • You have paid contributions of at least EUR 10.00 per month.

Which documents are required?

  • Application for a state allowance for a private supplementary long-term care insurance policy
  • Power of attorney for the long-term care insurance company so that it can submit the annual allowance application for you from the time the contract is concluded.

What are the fees?

There are no costs.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The long-term care insurance company must submit the application to the NDT from January 1 to March 31 of the calendar year following the contribution year.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • Within one year of notification by the long-term care insurance company, you have the option of having the allowance formally determined by means of a special application in accordance with Section 128 (2) sentence 9 SGB XI.
  • The assessment procedure ends with the issuance of a legally enforceable decision.

What else should I know?

There are no indications or special features.

Author

Central Office for Care Provision (ZfP)


Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Health (BMG)

Professionally released on

15.02.2024

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