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 No treatments will be withdrawn from the package, but a...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...