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Basic health-care plan

If you live and/or work in the Netherlands, you are eligible for the basic health-care plan, or 'basisverzekering'. With ONVZ Vrije Keuze basic health-care plan you have complete freedom in choosing your doctor, medical specialist or other care provider. Even outside the Netherlands.

What does the ONVZ Vrije Keuze basic health-care plan cover?

Depending on your situation, you may need to take out Dutch health insurance if you are coming to the Netherlands. If you do not know if you need to take out health insurance in the Netherlands, then you can contact the Sociale Verzekeringsbank (SVB). Please check with the SVB whether your circumstances require you to have Dutch health insurance.

The basic health-care plan covers a significant portion of unavoidable medical expenses, such as hospitalisation, medical specialist assistance, GP visits and medicines. The ONVZ Vrije Keuze basic health-care plan allows you to choose your own care provider. Read more about our freedom of choice.

Key benefits ONVZ basic health-care plan

  • your GP (General Practitioner)
  • medical specialist assistance
  • outpatient visits and hospitalisation
  • dental care for those aged up to 18 years
  • medical appliances and medicines
  • elective or emergency treatments abroad
  • maternity care and obstetric care
  • patient transport
  • forms of paramedical care

Refer to the coverage summary or general rules and regulations and coverage to see all of our benefits.

Not all medical costs are covered by the basic health-care plan. Take out one of our supplementary health-care plans for more extensive coverage.

Supplementary health-care plans

If you would like to extend your coverage, consider taking out these supplementary health-care plans.

  • Supplementary health-care plans

    Physiotherapy, orthodontics and more.

  • Dental health-care plans

    Check-up and preventive information or instruction for persons from the age of 18.

  • Wereldfit

    Reimbursement for urgent health-care all around the world.


Good to know

  • You only can take out your insurance online

    You can take out your insurance directly via the yellow block on the right.

    Please note: if you live outside the Netherlands, you can apply for a supplementary health-care plan by filling in a paper application form and send that to us. Please request the paper application form with this contact form (in Dutch).

  • You are free to choose your doctor or care provider and we can help you choose

    Our ZorgConsulent advisers know the health care system in detail. They provide high-quality information about hospitals and independent treatment centers in the Netherlands. This way you can better choose which doctor or hospital you would like to go to.

  • Complete freedom in choosing your health-care provider

    The Vrije keuze basic healthcare plan gives you complete freedom in choosing your health-care provider. Our ZorgConsulent provides you with personal support.

  • You do not pay premium for insured children up to the age of 18

    You or your son or daughter start paying the premium from the 1st day of the month immediately after the 18th birthday of your son or daughter, at which point you will no longer be entitled to the child premium.

  • If your son or daughter turns 18, they can apply for a basic health-care plan themselves

    If you - or your son or daughter - want to change something, then you have to inform us no later than 30 days after your child's birthday. Please inform us via MijnONVZ or call our Service Centre on +31 (0)30 639 62 22.

  • The general rules and regulations always apply

    The general rules and regulations apply to all health care and to everyone. They specify things such as coverage exclusions and changes you have to let us know about.

    Please note: in the event of discrepancies between the Dutch text of the general rules and regulations and coverage and their explanation and translations thereof, the Dutch text and explanation shall prevail.

Insurance online

  1. Quickly arranged online
  2. Policy schedule by e-mail
  3. You are perfectly insured

Basic health-care plan

133,00 p/m

  • Including discount
  • Complete freedom of choice
  • Your personal ZorgConsulent
  • Generous compensation

Basic health-care plan

133,00 p/m

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