Preventive Health Care Act

After more than 10 years of political debate, the Act to Strengthen Health Promotion and Preventive Health Care (Preventive Health Care Act) entered into force in July 2015.

The main objectives of the Act are:

What impact does the Act have on German social accident insurance?

The Preventive Health Care Act addresses all social insurance institutions; however, they are affected to varying degrees. There are no changes to the statutory mandate of the German social accident insurance and only a few new aspects.


Angela Knoll
Safety and Health Department
Work-related health hazards
Tel.: +49 30 13001-4529