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Reimbursement HollandZorg healthcare insurance 2019

  1. What is ambulance transport?
  2. Reimbursement for ambulance transport in 2019
  3. Prescription needed
  4. No statutory personal contribution
  5. Excess
  6. Who may provide this type of care?
  7. Request permission for ambulance transport

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).

1. What is ambulance transport?

Ambulance transport involves the transport of a patient by ambulance over a distance of no more than 200 kilometres. The therapy or treatment will be reimbursed (in part) under public healthcare insurance or under the Youth Act, the Exceptional Medical Expenses Act (Long-Term Care Act (Wlz).

 

If transport by ambulance is not possible, transport in a different vehicle may fall under ambulance transport too. You will require the written permission of HollandZorg for this. A distance of more than 200 kilometres will fall under ambulance transport too if we have given our written permission for this.

 

The seated patient transport also includes the transport of a companion. The supervision must be necessary,  or it must concern the supervision of an insured under the age of sixteen. In special cases, we can give our  written consent for the transport of two companions.

2. Reimbursement for ambulance transport in 2019

Under the HollandZorg public healthcare insurance, you will qualify for the reimbursement of costs for ambulance transport.

 

Public Healthcare Insurance Reimbursement 2019
HollandZorg public healthcare insurance 100%

 

Supplementary Insurance                   Reimbursement 2019
Extra none
Start none
Plus none
Top none

3. Prescription needed

You will need a prescription from a general practitioner, medical specialist, doctor for the mentally disabled,  specialist geriatrics doctor, a specialist nurse or an obstetrician. This condition does not apply in the case of  unforeseen care that cannot reasonably be postponed.

4. No statutory personal contribution

You will not be subject to a statutory personal contribution for ambulance transport.

5. Policy excess

Are you 18 or older? The costs incurred for ambulance transport will count towards your compulsory policy excess and any voluntary policy excess.

6. Who may provide this type of care?

Ambulance transport providers with a recognised licence can provide this type of care. Will transport involve a distance of more than 200 kilometres or will you use a vehicle other than an ambulance? You will require our prior written permission for this.

 

For more information, call customer services on +31(0)570 687 123. Our expert employees will be pleased to help you.

7. Request permission for ambulance transport

You will require prior written permission for the reimbursement of ambulance transport in two situations:

  1. transport over a distance of more than 200 km;
  2. transport by a mode of transport other than an ambulance.

Consent is not required in the case of unforeseen care that cannot reasonably be postponed.

 

A request for transport should include a report from the treating doctor, including the medical diagnosis/diagnoses, a description of the current problem and substantiation of the request. Please send requests for permission to:

 

HollandZorg
Medical Advisor
Antwoordnummer 30
7400 VB Deventer

No stamp is necessary.

 

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