Alternative Medicine

More and more health insurance companies are opening up to alternative forms of therapy

More and more people are becoming interested in alternative medicine for treating illnesses. More and more health insurance funds are accommodating this wish and covering all or part of the treatment costs.

The links towards the bottom of this page will take you to the pages of the individual alternative therapies on our German website. You can also find out which health insurance companies cover the cost of a particular form of therapy in whole or in part. On this page, you will find an overview.

The health insurance companies with the most extensive benefits for alternative medicine can be found in the following table. Below the table, you will find a list of the benefits included in the evaluation.

TOP 10 statutory health insurance funds for alternative medicine

Best health insurances for "Alternative medicine"

The rankings are based on these criteria:
Click on the links for detailed descriptions of each benefit (in German) and a list of the statutory health insurance funds that offer that benefit.

A detailed description of our evaluation process can be found here (in German). In the section Alternative Healing Methods, you will find a detailed description of the additional benefits provided by health insurance funds on our German-language website "".

Supplementary benefits are subject to change at any time. Check with your statutory health insurance fund before claiming benefits. You can find the statutes of your statutory health insurance in the profiles of the statutory health insurance funds. This link leads to the list of 58 statutory health insurance companies participating in the comparison. A detailed description of our evaluation process can be found here (in German).