Compensation in the statutory accident insurance; application in case of reduction of earning capacity below 40 percent

If your earning capacity is reduced by less than 40 percent, you can apply for a monetary sum as a settlement for life instead of an accident pension.

Description

Prerequisites

You are entitled to a pension settlement if:

  • you are receiving a pension for an indefinite period after a reduction in earning capacity of less than 40 percent,
  • your reduction in earning capacity is not expected to decrease significantly within the settlement period,
  • you have enough income to live on without the pension,
  • you submit an application for severance pay.

Procedure

You can apply for settlement of an accident insurance pension for a reduction in earning capacity of less than 40 percent is online or by mail.

Online service:

  • Access the online service.
  • You will be guided through the process on the Accident Insurance Service Portal.
  • You can log in.
    • If you would like to receive the response from your workers' compensation association or accident insurance fund in the mailbox of your BundID account or My Business Account, you must have an account and authenticate.
    • If you would like to receive the response by mail, you can also proceed without logging in.
  • Select your responsible employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund or determine it using the industry search.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Fill out the online form and submit it.
  • Your report will automatically be forwarded to your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.
  • You will receive a response via the requested channel.

Online service of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund:

  • If you have access to the portal of your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund, you can also submit the notification electronically there, if necessary.

Message by mail:

  • Contact your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund with an informal letter.
  • Make sure you provide the required information and enclose the necessary documents.

Deadlines

There are no deadlines.

Processing time

1 to 2 weeks

Required documents

  • Required document/s

    You do not need to submit any documents.

Online procedures

Fees

  • There are no costs involved.

Remedy

  • Appeal. Detailed information on how to lodge an appeal can be found in the notification from your employers' liability insurance association or accident insurance fund.

Status:11.03.2023

Responsible for editing:Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales

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