Alternative therapies and medicines
Reimbursement HollandZorg zorgverzekering 2021
- What are alternative therapies?
- What are alternative medicines?
- When will you qualify for reimbursement?
- A prescription is required for alternative medicines
- Reimbursement for alternative therapies and medicines in 2021
- No statutory personal contribution
- No policy excess
- Who may provide this type of care?
Please note: the information provided on this page is a summary of the reimbursement applicable. You will only be able to derive rights from the HollandZorg Conditions of Insurance (pdf).
Alternative therapies are methods of treatment and therapies that fall outside standard medical care. The treatments provided may supplement standard medical care. Recognised alternative therapies are acupuncture and homoeopathy.
Alternative medicines are medicines that fall outside standard medical care. Examples are anthroposophic and homoeopathic medicines.
In 2021, the following alternative therapies will qualify for reimbursement:
- anthroposophic eurythmy
- anthroposophic psychotherapy
- anthroposophic therapy
- body-oriented psychotherapy
- chirophonetic therapy
- craniosacral therapy
- creative arts therapy
- energetic therapy
- gestalt therapy
- (classic) homoeopathy
- integrative psychotherapy
- manual therapy E.S. (Egg Shell)
- musculoskeletal medicine
- neural therapy
- orthomanual medicine
- orthomolecular medicine
- reflex zone therapy
- Van Dixhoorn breathing and relaxation therapy method
You will qualify for a reimbursement for alternative medicines if the medicines in question have been included in the G-standard of Z-Index. Check this on the website www.cbg-meb.nl. You will see whether the alternative medicine in question has been included in the G-standard under the heading 'geneesmiddeleninformatiebank voor mensen' (medicine information database for people).
You will require a prescription from a physician or your alternative care provider for alternative medicines. The alternative care provider must meet the conditions set out in the List of Alternative Care Providers (pdf).
You do not qualify for alternative therapies and medicines under HollandZorg public healthcare insurance. However, our supplementary insurance does qualify you for reimbursement. The maximum reimbursement applies to alternative therapies and alternative medicines taken together.
|Public Healthcare Insurance||Reimbursement|
|HollandZorg public healthcare insurance||none|
|Plus||€ 40,- per treatment day up to a maximum of € 350,- per calendar year for the different components combined*|
|Top||€ 40,- per treatment day up to a maximum of € 500,- per calendar year for the different components combined*|
|No Risk I||none|
|No Risk II||none|
*) The care provider offering the alternative therapy must meet the conditions set out in the List of Alternative Care Providers (pdf).
No statutory personal contribution applies to alternative therapies or alternative medicines.
No policy excess will apply for the costs of care under the supplementary insurance.
The care provider offering the alternative therapy must meet the conditions set out in the List of Alternative Care Providers (pdf) and have a valid personal and practice AGB code. The list states which professional association and umbrella organisation the care provider must be affiliated with or must be a member of and in which register the care provider must be entered. The invoice states the professional association which the care provider is affiliated with or which it is a member of, and it contains the valid personal and practice AGB code. The invoice also contains an overview of the treatments per day.
A dispensing chemist or a dispensing general practitioner can provide you with alternative medicines.
For more information, call customer services on +31(0)570 687 123. Our expert employees will be pleased to help you.