Pharmaceutical care

Pharmaceutical care involves supplying and administering medicines. The healthcare insurance reimburses medicines that have been prescribed by a physician, dentist, or obstetrician.

Pharmaceutical care also includes advice and assistance by the pharmacists, dietary preparations in certain medical cases, and the flu vaccination. In principle, medicines are prescribed by their substance name.

Insured females are entitled to reimbursement of the following contraceptives:  (hormonal) IUD, hormonal rod and diaphragm. Also, emergency contraception, referred to as the 'morning-after pill'.