Insurance Providers

In addition to the Austrian Health Insurance Fund (ÖGK) there are the following main insurance providers:

The Social Insurance Institution for the Self-Employed (SVS) is responsible for the compulsory insurance of self-employed persons. Insurance for the self-employed in agriculture and forestry is also provided by the SVS.

Compulsory insurance of civil servants and contract staff whose employment relationship was established after 31.12.2000 and of those persons who were insured with the former Insurance Institution for Railways and Mining under the health and accident insurance scheme is carried out by the Insurance Institution for Public Servants, Railways and Mining (BVAEB).