Every person who lives or works in the Netherlands is legally obliged to take out standard health insurance to cover the cost of, for example, consulting a general practitioner, hospital treatment and prescription medication. You may also opt to take out additional insurance to cover costs not included in the standard package.
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Basic health insurance to be expanded again in 2018
19-05-2017 | 00:09
The basic health insurance package is to be expanded again in 2018. No treatments will be withdrawn from the package, but a ...
Helping defaulters leave the health insurance default scheme more quickly
04-12-2015 | 16:55
Following a proposal by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers, the cabinet has decided to reduce the ...