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Genetic advice

Reimbursement HollandZorg healthcare insurance 2019

  1. What is genetic advice?
  2. A referral will be required for genetic advice
  3. Reimbursement for genetic advice in 2019
  4. No statutory personal contribution
  5. Excess
  6. 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).

1. What is genetic advice?

Genetic advice will consist of:

  • the investigation into and of hereditary defects by means of genealogical research, chromosome tests, biochemical diagnosis, ultrasound examinations and DNA tests;
  • advice on the genetic nature of disorders or defects, or the greater risk of these that has been found to exist;
  • psychosocial counselling in the form of advice on the hereditary nature of a disorder or defects;
  • the examination of persons other than yourself, should this be required for the advice to be given to you. In this situation, other persons may be given advice too.

2. A referral will be required for genetic advice

To obtain genetic advice, you will require a referral from a general practitioner, a medical specialist, a doctor for the mentally disabled or a specialist in geriatric medicine. The referral will remain valid for a period of twelve months, commencing on the day the referral was issued.

3. Reimbursement for genetic advice in 2019

Under HollandZorg public healthcare insurance, you will qualify for the reimbursement of the costs of genetic advice.

 

Public Healthcare Insurance Reimbursement 2019
HollandZorg public healthcare insurance 100%

 

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

4. No statutory personal contribution

You will not be subject to a statutory personal contribution for genetic advice.

5. Policy excess

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

6. Who may provide this type of care?

A centre for genetic advice may provide you with genetic advice.

 

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

 

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