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English translation: private health insurance

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German term or phrase:Private Krankenversicherung
English translation:private health insurance
Entered by: Sabine Jaeger
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10:40 Aug 9, 2006
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Medical - Insurance
German term or phrase: Private Krankenversicherung
I need to explain to an American that there are two different types of health insurance in Germany, i.e. the Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung (compulsary health insurance?) and the Private Krankenversicherung.

How could I call it? Private health insurance?

Actually, it's in order to tell him that only part of the population pays a sort of co-pay amount (Praxisgebühr) ...
Sabine Jaeger
private health insurance
Private health insurance hätte ich auch gewählt.
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private health insurance

Private health insurance hätte ich auch gewählt.

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