Financial assistance

Health costs

Brochure of the AK Arbeiterkammer (Chamber of Labour) Salzburg with useful information about costs, income limits and co-payment (Selbstbehalt) in the health system for persons insured with ÖGK (Austrian Health Insurance Scheme).

Tax authority

Expenses for illness, disability and care are tax-deductible.
If you have particularly high medical expenses in one year, you can declare these costs in the tax return in order to reduce the tax.

Assistance in case of illness

The ÖGK (Austrian Health Insurance Scheme) offers financial assistance for people who have to bear high medical expenses. Ask for assistance!