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01:57 Mar 23, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Medical / Krankenversicherung
German term or phrase: GKV
Die Schaffung leistungsähnlicher Tarife auf Basis der GKV und die Einführung von Altersrückstellungen haben dabei den Übergang von der gesetzlichen zur privaten Versicherung erleichtert.
David Rumsey
Local time: 16:55
English translation:compulsory health insurance
GKV = gesetzliche Krankenversicherung
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4 +11compulsory health insurance
Vesna Zivcic



4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
compulsory health insurance

GKV = gesetzliche Krankenversicherung

Local time: 01:55
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3377

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: Or statutory health insurance (Hamblock)
2 mins
  -> mit Dank, Kim!

agree  Sven Petersson
10 mins
  -> danke schoen, Sven!

agree  Michael Sebold: Statutory . . .
58 mins
  -> thank you, Michael!

agree  Karina Pelech: yep
3 hrs
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agree  Chris Rowson: Yes. I wonder whether "statutory" is still applicable here in the context of Riester, since private now has a statutory status. But it is still "gesetzliche ...", so I suppose so.
3 hrs
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agree  Dr Janine Manuel BSc BHB MBChB: Statutory
5 hrs
  -> thank you, Dr. J!

agree  Elvira Stoianov
6 hrs
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agree  Timur Nakashidze
8 hrs
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agree  Elisabeth Ghysels
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agree  xxxbrute
10 hrs
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agree  Olaf
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1 day12 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5

... Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung (GKV) Statutory Health Insurance (SHI) Die GKV ist der älteste Zweig der Sozialversicherung und hat ihren Ursprung im Gesetz ...

    Reference: http://www.aok.de/bundesverband/lexikon/g/g10.html
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 01:55
Native speaker of: Croatian
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