It also includes treatment in the form of dietotherapy aimed at removing, reducing or compensating diseases related to or influenced by diet, such as dieticians generally provide. The care includes conditional dietetic care as referred to on the page on Conditional care.
You are not entitled to dietetic care if you already receive this care within the framework of integrated care or combined lifestyle intervention for the same condition, without an additional need for care based on a separate, specific indication.
When will you qualify for reimbursement?
You will qualify for a reimbursement for dietary advice if you need adapted food or a special diet because of a disorder, for example.
A referral is required for non-contracted care
For dietary advice from a non-contracted dietician, you need a referral from a general practitioner, a medical specialist, a youth doctor, doctor for the mentally disabled, company doctor, dentist, a geriatrics specialist, a nursing specialist, a physician assistant or a directing practitioner in the context of medical care for specific patient groups (GZSP). This does not apply to care provided by a contracted care provider who has successfully completed the Direct Access course.
If a referral is required, you must enclose a copy of the referral when submitting the invoice.
Reimbursement for dietary adviceUnder HollandZorg public healthcare insurance, you will qualify for the reimbursement of the costs of dietary advice.
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Maximum rates for non-contracted care providers
If you decide to use a dietician for dietary advice and we have not made any agreements with this dietician, the rates applicable will be those on the Rate List for Non-Contracted Care. If the rates charged by the non-contracted care provider are higher than our maximum rates, the difference will be for your account.
No statutory personal contribution
You will not be subject to a statutory personal contribution for dietary advice.
Are you 18 or older? The costs incurred for dietary advice will count towards your compulsory policy excess.
Who may provide this type of care?
The following care providers are permitted to provide this type of care:
- dietetic care in the event of Parkinson's disease: a dietician who is affiliated with the national ParkinsonNet network. Affiliation with the ParkinsonNet is not compulsory if the provision of care started before 1 January 2019;
- other dietetic care: a dietician.
The information on this page is a brief outline of the reimbursements only. No rights can be derived from this page. You can only derive rights from our insurance conditions.
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Reimbursements, conditions and regulations 2022
Maximum rates for a non-contracted care provider
If, for care included in the public healthcare insurance, you choose a healthcare provider with whom we have not made any agreements, the rates in the Rate list for non-contracted care will apply. Do the rates charged by the non-contracted healthcare provider exceed our maximum rates? In that case, the difference will be payable by you. This will apply for reimbursement both under the public healthcare insurance, and the supplementary insurance.
Where to go for healthcare
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 happy to help you.