National Contact Point for cross-border healthcare

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As the National Contact Point for cross-border healthcare in Germany, is a sub-organisation of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Funds (GKV-Spitzenverband), German Liaison Agency Health Insurance – International (DVKA).

Board Members with authorisation to represent

  • Dr. Doris Pfeiffer, Chair of the Board
  • Johann-Magnus von Stackelberg, Deputy Chair of the Board
  • Gernot Kiefer, Member of the Board

Management authorised to represent the German Liaison Agency Health Insurance – International

  • Markus Weyres (Managing Director)
  • Hanna Ternes (Deputy Managing Director)

Responsible supervisory authority

Federal Ministry of Health
Rochusstraße 1
53123 Bonn


Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Wilhelmstraße 49
10117 Berlin


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Photographs in the Information for health insurance funds section: Andrea Katheder I fotografie

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Photographs in the Treatment in Germany section: | Alexander Raths

Photographs in the Treatment in another EU country section: | Vladislav Kochelaevs

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