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Reimbursement HollandZorg healthcare insurance 2019

  1. What is a second opinion?
  2. Referral required
  3. Reimbursement second opinion in 2019
  4. Statutory personal contribution
  5. Policy 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 a second opinion?

A second opinion involves approaching a care provider other than the care provider from which you are being treated for a diagnosis or advice. The other care provider will be operating in the same field as the original care provider. If you decide to obtain a second opinion, you will continue to be treated by your original care provider.

2. Referral required

You need a referral from your general practitioner or attending physician. The referral will remain valid for a  period of twelve months, commencing on the day the referral was issued.

3. Reimbursement second opinion in 2019

Under HollandZorg public healthcare insurance, you will qualify for reimbursement for a second opinion.

 

Public Healthcare Insurance Reimbursement 2019                            
HollandZorg public healthcare insurance 100%

 

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

4. Statutory personal contribution

No statutory personal contribution will apply for a second opinion unless a statutory personal contribution applies for the care. In this situation, a statutory personal contribution will apply for the second opinion too.

5. Policy excess

Are you 18 or older? The costs of a  second opinion will count towards the policy excess if the policy excess applies for the care in question too. If there is no policy excess for the care, there will be no policy excess for the second opinion either.

6. Who may provide this type of care?

You will be able to receive a second opinion from a care provider who is operating in the same field as the care provider from which you are receiving treatment.

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact customer services on +31(0)570 687 123. We will be happy to answer your questions.
 

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