The insurance group’s roots, dating back more than 130 years, lie in health insurance and is still the company’s largest area of activity. As a specialist in the field of private complementary insurance, HanseMerkur Krankenversicherung AG (HanseMerkur Health Insurance AG) has established a name for itself throughout the whole of Germany. The HanseMerkur Insurance Group has also established its position in the market through its innovative all-round health insurance premium rates that offer additional benefits for women, children and high-earning employees and the self-employed.
Moreover, the Group is also one of the largest providers of private complementary health insurance cover. Since 2004, more than four million contracts for spectacles insurance, developed for a very large optician chain in Germany.