Guild Health Insurance Fund North

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Guild Health Insurance Fund North
social insurance statutory health insurance
Cash register type Guild Health Insurance Fund
legal form Public corporation
founding January 1, 2006
Jurisdiction Mecklenburg-Western PomeraniaMecklenburg-Western Pomerania Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania , Schleswig-Holstein
Seat Schwerin
Board Ralf Hermes
Board of Directors Jens Karp and Helmut Kastner (March 2020)
Supervisory authority Federal Social Security Office
Insured 223,700 (January 1, 2020)
Offices 21 (March 2020)

The Guild Health Insurance Fund North ( IKK Nord ) is a German health insurance company from the group of Guild Health Insurance Funds based in Schwerin . As the carrier of the statutory health insurance and long-term care insurance , it is a corporation under public law (KdöR).

The business area of ​​IKK Nord includes the federal states of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein . It has (as of October 1, 2019) 182,046 members and 44,042 family members who are co-insured free of charge, so that a total of 226,088 people are insured through IKK Nord.


The IKK Nord was created on January 1, 2006 from the merger of the IKK Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and IKK Schleswig-Holstein. She continues to be responsible in this area. At the time of the merger, IKK Nord had 154,132 members.

Service center and service point

The total of 21 service centers (as of March 2020) of the IKK Nord offer the insured personal customer service in Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The additional 13 service points (as of March 2020) , which are also located throughout Schleswig-Holstein and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, complement the range of services.

The difference between a service center and a service point is that professional advice only takes place in the service center. Documents can be handed in at the service points and flyers , brochures and documents are available.

Board of Directors and Board of Directors

The board is responsible for the administration of IKK Nord and represents it in and out of court. It consists of one person, Ralf Hermes, a health insurance business graduate.

The board of directors consists of 14 insured and 14 employer representatives and is therefore equally composed . The chairmen of the board of directors are Jens Karp (chairman of the board of directors of the insured person's representatives) and Helmut Kastner (chairman of the board of directors of the employer representatives). All members of the Board of Directors work on a voluntary basis; it was newly constituted on July 7, 2017 in the course of the social elections .

Education and training

At IKK Nord, social security clerks (SoFa) and office management clerks (KBM) are trained at five different locations. Currently (as of March 2020) 25 trainees are working at IKK Nord. In addition, the IKK Nord supports the advanced training courses to become a health insurance specialist, a specialist in management and leadership as well as a specialist in consulting and sales.


Thanks to the partnership with Vivy, insured persons at IKK Nord have been able to use a personal electronic health record with digital health assistants via app since September 17, 2018. Emergency data, such as B. Save blood group and allergies , documents from the doctor and the vaccination certificate in digital form.


The IKK Nord has partnerships with the district craft associations, chambers of crafts and business women in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein.

Since July 1, 2018, the Kiel Sports Association Holstein von 1900 has been a health partner of IKK Nord. The aim of the partnership is to link sport and health even more closely. The focus of the health cooperation is on fitness and nutrition in the different varieties.

The Ice Sports Club (EC) in Timmendorf has also been an official health partner of IKK Nord since October 2019. In addition to classic sponsorship , the partnership is also intended to promote prevention and health promotion for the various target groups.

Contribution rate

The general contribution rate has been standardized by the legislator since January 1, 2009 and is 14.6 percent of contributory income. Since the contribution rate is not sufficient to cover all costs of the IKK Nord, an additional contribution is charged, which was 0.9 percent in 2015 and has been 1.3 percent since 2016.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Imprint. IKK Nord, accessed on October 19, 2018 .
  2. Insured. Retrieved March 18, 2020 .
  3. Company data . IKK Nord, accessed on October 18, 2018 .
  4. ^ IKK Nord: Company data - IKK Nord. Retrieved October 18, 2018 .
  5. ^ Health insurance information : Insured numbers - IKK Nord. Retrieved January 24, 2020 .
  6. ^ IKK Nord: Board of Directors - IKK Nord. Retrieved October 18, 2018 .
  7. ^ IKK Nord: Board of Directors - IKK Nord. Retrieved October 18, 2018 .
  8. ^ IKK Nord: Training and advanced training - IKK Nord. Retrieved March 18, 2020 .
  9. partnership with Vivy. Retrieved March 18, 2020 .
  10. Craft partner . IKK Nord, accessed on October 17, 2018 .
  11. IKK Nord is the new health partner of the Kiel Sports Association Holstein von 1900 e. V. IKK Nord, July 13, 2018, accessed on October 17, 2018 .
  12. Holstein Kiel and IKK Nord are health partners. In: IKK Nord, accessed on October 17, 2018 .
  13. Health partner of the IKK Nord. Retrieved March 18, 2020 .
  14. EC Timmendorf and IKK Nord are health partners. Retrieved March 17, 2020 .

Coordinates: 53 ° 35 ′ 47 "  N , 11 ° 23 ′ 51"  E