Health care and Medical system

Health insurance

September 29, 2017

Anyone who resides or works in the Netherlands is required, under the Health Insurance Act (Zorgverzekeringswet), to take out insurance with a health insurer of their choice to cover medical expenses within four months of registering at the Town Hall.  Tip: Do not wait until the end of the four months to… Read more

General practitioner (GP)

September 29, 2017

The GP plays a key role in the Dutch Healthcare system. The GP will be your point of contact with all the medical institutions you may need to visit. For that reason, you must:   Search and register in a GP As soon you know where you will be living,… Read more