Spectacles and contact lenses

Spectacles and contact lenses at the appropriate strength are visual aids. You use them to improve your vision.

Reimbursements

Do you suffer from a particular eye condition, or is the insured younger than 18? Then read our Medical Aids Regulations (PDF) for more information about optical aids.

When do you qualify for reimbursement?

You qualify for reimbursement of contact lenses or spectacle lenses at the appropriate strength when an eye test proves you need them. When you submit a claim, the invoice must clearly state the strength of the spectacle lenses or contact lenses.

Reimbursement spectacles and lenses

Contact lenses or spectacle lenses at the appropriate strength do not fall under the public healthcare insurance if the insured does not suffer from a particular eye condition. We do offer a reimbursement on the basis of the supplementary Plus and Top insurances:
Public Healthcare Insurance Reimbursement
HollandZorg public healthcare insurance none
Supplementary Insurance Reimbursement
Start none
Extra none
Plus 1 pair of glasses per 2 calendar years at Specsavers from the € 89 range or
Spectacles or lenses: a maximum of € 75 per two calendar years.
Top 1 pair of glasses per 2 calendar years at Specsavers from the € 149 range. or
Spectacles or lenses: a maximum of € 150 per two calendar years**.
No Risk I
none
No Risk II none

You are entitled to:

  • a complete pair of spectacles or contact lenses; or
  • a reimbursement of the costs of:
    • spectacle glasses or lenses
    • a frame if purchased at the same time as the spectacle glasses.

No statutory personal contribution

Spectacles or contact lenses by virtue of the supplementary insurance are not subject to a statutory personal contribution.

No excess

The costs for care reimbursed by virtue of the supplementary insurance do not count towards your excess.

Who can you go to?

Spectacle lenses or contact lenses may be obtained from ophthalmic opticians with a qualified optometrist/contact lens specialist.

Reimbursements 2021

Also view the Reimbursements 2021.

Note

The information on this page is a brief outline of the reimbursement. You can only derive rights from our insurance conditions (PDF).

More information

Use our Care Guide to find a (contracted) care provider near you. For more information, contact customer services on +31(0)570 687 123. Our expert employees will be pleased to help you.