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Vaccinations for travellers

Reimbursement health insurance 2019

  1. What are vaccinations for travellers?
  2. When do you qualify for reimbursement?
  3. Reimbursement vaccinations for travellers in 2019
  4. No statutory personal contribution
  5. No excess
  6. Who can you go to?

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

1. What are vaccinations for travellers?

Vaccinations for travellers are vaccinations that prevent you from contracting a disease while abroad. This care also includes medicines and the consultations required for medicines and vaccinations. Examples are malaria pills or vaccinations against yellow fever.

2. When do you qualify for reimbursement?

You are only entitled to reimbursement of vaccinations and medicines if they are required according to the National Coordination Centre for Travel Advice (Landelijk Coördinatiecentrum Reizigersadvisering (LCR)). Your care provider establishes the medical necessity based on your personal situation.

3. Reimbursement vaccinations for travellers in 2019

By virtue of the supplementary Top insurance, you are entitled to reimbursement of medicines, vaccinations and the necessary consultations.

 

Public Healthcare Insurance                    Reimbursement 2019                      
HollandZorg public healthcare insurance

none

 

Supplementary Insurance                        Reimbursement 2019
Start none
Extra none
Plus none
Top a maximum of € 250 per calendar year

4. No statutory personal contribution

There is no statutory personal contribution for vaccinations or medicines that fall under this reimbursement.

5. No excess

Reimbursements under the supplementary insurances are not subject to an excess.

6. Who can you go to?

If you need vaccinations, you can go to a GP or a vaccination centre which meets the quality requirements, such as LCR, a municipal health service (GGD), Meditel, Thuisvaccinatie.nl and Travel Health Clinics. Visit the website of the LCR to find a vaccination centre near you.

Dispensing chemists and dispensing general practitioners may supply the substances for vaccinations and medicines on the basis of a prescription. You must enclose a copy of the prescription when submitting the invoice.

For more information about vaccinations and medicines, please call our Care Advice Line on +31(0)570 687 123. Our expert staff will be pleased to answer your questions.

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