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 Services of German Medicine Net:
 
 We endeavour to always find a good solution for everyone who requests our services, choosing a highly invidualised approach to their preferences and medical requirements. In many cases this means time-intensive research to find a suitable hospital or medical specialist. We spend many hours finding therapists with the highest qualifications and experience for various challenging medical conditions. We regret that we cannot always offer these services for free, to avoid compromising our highly individualised service. Please be aware that the costs for our research might be minor compared to the advantages you may enjoy by finding the right surgeon or hospital through us or by getting assistance in finding a hospital that offers good quality at reasonable prices. These are the fees for our services:
 
 rough quote for standard operations: usually free of charge
 research and identification of a suitable medical institution or specialist (who you then can contact on your own): 200 EUR
 letter of invitation/visa application for patients and accompanying persons to be submitted to German embassy: 500 EUR
 getting detailed quote for treatment in a certain hospital or clinic on the basis of X-rays, other images and medical reports submitted by you (refunded if treatment goes ahead later): 200 EUR
 arranging a detailed "second opinion" in English language on the basis of medical documents transmitted by email, fax, email or courier: usually 300 EUR, sometimes higher if highly specialised experts or several doctors need to be consulted
 arranging appointment for preliminary investigations: 350 EUR
 arranging day case surgery: 600 EUR
 complete arrangements for an extensive course of medical treatment in Germany: 1000 EUR
 ongoing arrangement of medium- or long-term medical treatment in Germany (arranging further appointments with new doctors etc): 750 EUR/month starting from second month of stay
 
 
 Costs for services of German doctors and hospitals compare favourably to those in many other industrialised countries. For many procedures we have standard prices (including standard logistical organisation, e.g. making appointments, organising your travel and accommodation etc.) In some cases or where you do not find your condition in the standard price lists (see menu on your left) price estimates or binding quotes will be made when we have detailed informations about your situation and your requirements. The costs for treatment etc. will usually have to be paid by you or sometimes through a reliable arrangement with your insurer.
 
 Costs for a certain operation can vary a lot depending on the surgery being done in an in-patient or an out-patient facility. Whilst in-patient treatment in a hospital is in many cases absolutely necessary (especially with major operations) and offers the advantage of 24 hour care, treatment in out-patient facilities can be an interesting alternative costwise and timewise for certain smaller limited surgical procedures.
 
 If you wish to use our service as a patient we will take care of all arrangements:
 
 Finding a doctor or a hospital
 getting a quote for you
 communications with your own doctor
 making appointments
 hotel reservation
 research of suitable travel facilities
 journey planning
 payment (prepayment on a secure interim account) etc.
 
 These services are all included in our standard prices. This already includes the fee for a detailed quote and the fee for finding a suitable facility. If you have a particular German hospital or doctor in mind who you want to be treated by we will try and arrange this for you even if they are not yet members of German Medicine Net. In such cases sometimes different (slightly higher) prices may apply.
 
 Additional Services like translations, interpreters, individual reception at airport, patient transport etc. will be billed according to the actual volume of the respective services.
 For public or private health insurance institutions who may wish to regularly send patients with certain complaints to Germany, special rates will apply
 
 Patients from outside the European Union will often face fairly restrictive conditions for visa applications. German Medicine Net will support them in this process. Often German embassies will require them to prove they have made a full or at least a partial prepayment to German Medicine Net or to the German hospital of their choice.
 
 If you are a patient or acting on behalf of a patient and wish to contact us please use this Email
 
 UK patients please contact our UK partners:
 TREATMENT CHOICES
 17 Seatonville Road
 Whitley Bay
 Tyne and Wear
 UK NE25 9DA
 free phone: 0800 652 2554
 regular phone: (+44) 0191 251 9593
 fax: (+44) 0191 251 6424
 
 E-Mail email to Treatment Choices