About costs and reimbursement
In the Netherlands, the treatment of a hindering fear is always fully or largely reimbursed by the health insurance.
Costs and compensation
All Dutch health insurers reimburse the treatment. Depending on the health insurance policy you have chosen, a personal contribution may apply. Look in your policy information under 'non-contracted Basic GGZ'.
The reimbursement rate depends on the severity of the fear
In the Netherlands, the costs of mental health care treatments are based on the severity of the fear. The treatment is no different. The costs, that will therefore be fully or largely reimbursed, are 2021:
Medium/severe phobia ('Basis-GGZ Middel') €885,01
Fears of moderate severity
Severe or complex fears ('Basis-GGZ Intensief') €1.434,96
For severe or complex fears, panic symptoms and PTSD
During the intake interview, the psychologist determines which rate applies. This rate is charged regardless of the result of the treatment.
If you plan a treatment after the intake but it stops prematurely while we have spent less than 120 minutes, you pay the rate for a incomplete treatment process (at €228,04).
Find out more
Contact your insurance company to find out more about possible reimbursement of the costs.
Good to know
For some treatments there are external costs for example for the fear of driving, for which we work together with a driving school. Unfortunately, insurance companies do not reimburse the costs for this. We always discuss this with you in advance.
In the Netherlands, everybody aged XNUMX or over has a compulsory deductible for healthcare provided under their general insurance policy. This means you pay the first €XNUMX of any healthcare costs yourself.
Contact your health insurer
Contact your health insurer to be sure what you will be reimbursed. You may need the following information for this:
- We treat within the basic mental health care (treatment codes 180002 and 180003).
- We have no contracts with health insurers.
- The main practitioners are GZ psychologists.
- The practitioners and our doctor are BIG registered.
- Our AGB code is 94064298.
- The Memrec method complies with the state of science and practice.
- Our quality statute is registered on zorginzicht.nl.