Individual health care services (IGeL)

Whether in a waiting room brochure, a poster on the street, or a doctor’s recommendation – many people will have come across advertising for medical services that they would have to pay for themselves In Germany, these “out-of-pocket” tests and treatments are called “individuelle Gesundheitsleistungen” (individual health care services), or “IGeL” for short.

Here you will find topics that include information about these individual health care services.