Chiropody consists of the general treatment of feet.


The following treatments fall under chiropody.

  • podiatry and podology
  • arch supports
  • pedicure treatment

Do you have diabetes? If so, check the reimbursement of preventive foot care.

When will you qualify for reimbursement?

You will qualify for pedicure treatment if your suffer from:

  • rheumatoid arthritis (a form of rheumatism) affecting the feet; or
  • an impaired sensation in your feet (peripheral neuropathy) not caused by diabetes.

Referral required for a pedicure treatment

You will require a referral from a general practitioner or a medical specialist for a pedicure treatment. You will include a copy of the referral when submitting a claim for the invoice in question.

Reimbursement chiropody

Under our supplementary insurances Plus and Top, you qualify for the reimbursement of the costs of chiropody.

 Public Healthcare Insurance  Reimbursement
 HollandZorg public healthcare insurance  None
Supplementary insurance Reimbursement
Start None
Extra None
Plus 75% up to a maximum of € 125,- per calendar year*
Top 75% up to a maximum of € 250,- per calendar year*
No Risk I None
No Risk II None

*) The reimbursement applies to pedicure treatment, arch supports, podiatry and podology taken together.

Personal contribution

We will reimburse a maximum of 75% of the costs of chiropody. You will pay extra costs yourself.

No policy excess

No policy excess applies for reimbursements under the supplementary insurance.

Who can you approach?

The following care providers may provide this type of care:

  • podiatrist may provide the podiatric therapy;
  • a registered podiatrist and a podopostural therapist may provide podology care;
  • a pedicure practitioner may provide the pedicure treatment.

You must purchase the arch supports from a podiatrist, registered podologist, a podopostural therapist or a supplier of medical aids who is member of the Nederlandse vereniging orthopedische schoentechnici (NVOS) and is recognized by the Stichting Erkenningsregeling leveranciers Medische Hulpmiddelen (SEMH).

Reimbursements 2022

Also view the Reimbursements 2022.


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

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.