PrenaTest® – Cost coverage by health insurance funds
In many cases health insurance funds already cover the costs of the PrenaTest®
The PrenaTest® is a self-pay service and cannot be invoiced to your health insurance fund. The PrenaTest® and the associated services must be paid by the patient. However, over 50 private and statutory health insurance funds in Germany and Switzerland have already covered the costs for the PrenaTest® based on individual situations.
Check with your health insurance fund to find out if some or all of the costs of the PrenaTest® are covered. Please do as follows:
Check with your health insurance fund concerning cost-sharing before undergoing the PrenaTest®.
Download one of the three estimates based on your selected PrenaTest® option (1, 2 or 3). These PDF-files include interactive fields that you can complete electronically. In order to be able to enter your personal information (address, health insurance fund) in the fields and print out the file, save it to your computer first, the complete it with Adobe Reader. The files are unable to be completed online.
Request a written note from your physician explaining the medical issue, for which the PrenaTest® is of interest to you.You and your doctor can find drafts of such cost coverage request forms for the PrenaTest® analysis here:
PrenaTest® template, doctors note for cost coverage with medical indication (in German language)
Submit the comleted cost estimate together with the note from your doctor and the benefit assessment of the PrenaTest® to your health insurance fund.
If your health insurance fund approves your request, be sure to also confirm whether the health insurance fund is able to pay LifeCodexx AG directly for the PrenaTest®. Your health insurance fund will provide you with a corresponding form (Transfer of costs declaration) Or you can download this template: