Is LIGASANO® prescribable?

LIGASANO® white, LIGASANO® green and LIGASANO® orange are dressing materials that can be prescribed in Germany if they are prescribed and used as such.

According to § 31 paragraph 1 sentence 1 SGB V, insured persons are entitled to the supply of pharmacy-prescribed drugs, insofar as the drugs are not excluded according to § 34 or by guidelines according to §92 paragraph 1 sentence 2 no. 6, and to the supply of dressings, urine and blood test strips.

LIGASANO® white, LIGASANO® green and LIGASANO® orange are not drugs or pharmacy-like medical devices, but medical devices used as dressings.

Dressings are prescribable according to the above mentioned § 31 and are not subject to the exclusion regulation according to § 34.

Dressing materials are subject to copayment according to the amount resulting from § 61 sentence 1.

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