99% of the people in Austria are covered by social security schemes. People who are insured, qualify for social security benefits. Social security is based on the solidarity principle.
Employer and employee contribute to the statutory social security. Those with a low income, pay a small insurance contribution. Those with a higher income, pay a higher insurance contribution. No matter how much you contributed - you receive all necessary medical treatments.
In the province of Salzburg there are 9 different social insurance institutions, e.g. SGKK (Salzburg Regional Health Insurance Scheme), SVA (Social insurance Austria), PVA (Pension insurance institution), AUVA (General accident insurance fund), BVA (Public servant insurance). Here you find the names of all social insurance companies and whom they are responsible for (e.g. employees, public servants, self-employed).
Salzburg’s health pilots In Salzburg, there are pilots for the health sector. You can contact a pilot if you need support in your native language. These men and women voluntarily provide information and details. Contact a pilot directly. Free guidance and interpretation services are not possible within the framework of SALUS!