Chiropody involves 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.
 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.

Referral needed

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.

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).

Please note

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.

Your health insurance

In MyHollandZorg you will find all information about your health insurance policy. 

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.