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Dutch health insurance

A guide to health insurance in the Netherlands

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Everyone living in the Netherlands must have Dutch health insurance, whether state health insurance in the Netherlands or private health insurance. Read about the Dutch health insurance system for expats.

Healthcare in the Netherlands

Healthcare in the Netherlands

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This guide to the Dutch healthcare system explains what you need to know about mandatory Dutch health insurance, visiting a specialist or hospital, and finding Dutch doctors, dentists and pharmacies in the Netherlands.

Having a baby in the Netherlands

Having a baby in the Netherlands

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If you're having a baby in the Netherlands, this guide explains Dutch prenatal care, delivery, aftercare and parental leave in the Netherlands.

ExpatPsy

ExpatPsy: Expert psychological care for expats

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Dr. Victor Kouratovsky, a certified clinical specialist, discusses his experience with diverse people from all over the world with varying backgrounds, upbringing, culture, and personal histories in different countries. [Contributed by Dr. Victor Kouratovsky]

Private health insurance

Private health insurance: How to choose the best policy and health insurer...

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If you're considering private health insurance, finding the right health insurance plan or health insurance company can be time consuming. This guide explains how to choose the right private health insurance for you.

International health insurance: How to choose between local or expat insura...

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International health insurance for expats: How to choose between local insurance or an international health insurance plan. When is expat medical insurance necessary?

How to find a doctor abroad for English-speaking expats

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How to find a doctor abroad: non-profit organisation IAMAT has helped travellers and expats find English-speaking doctors abroad for 50 years. See how their doctor search works.

Expath health insurance: Select your health insurance abroad following 5 tips

Expat health insurance: How to choose the best expat insurance

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Expat health insurance: We help you find the best expat health insurance with these five tips. Which expat health insurance do you need for your situation?

European Health Insurance Card

EHIC: European Health Insurance Card explained

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The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) allows citizens from the EU/EEA and Switzerland to access healthcare when travelling within the EU. What are the procedures for EHIC application and EHIC renewal?

Loonzorg no risk health insurance policy

Choosing a more affordable expat Dutch health insurance without 'own risk'...

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LoonZorg's No Risk policy is made especially for expats and their families. It exempts you from the pricey 'own risk' costs of basic Dutch insurance packages but still gives access to world-class healthcare. [Contributed by LoonZorg]

Top tips to maintaining a healthy weight for expats

Top tips to maintaining a healthy weight for expats

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Keeping yourself at the right weight is a key way to ensure good heart health — and it turns out, the little decisions you make during your busy expat life are the ones that make a big difference

How breastfeeding is viewed around the world

How breastfeeding is viewed around the world

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When deciding whether to breastfeed, each new mother is influenced not only by her physical ability and personal beliefs, but also by social and cultural customs. But how much do attitudes to breastfeeding differ around the world?

How to prepare for expat emergencies when living overseas

How to prepare for expat emergencies when living overseas

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Before relocating overseas, you must first consider these eight important factors to ensure that you are ready to face any medical emergency or accident you might encounter in your new country.

Dutch health insurance for students

Guide to health insurance for international students in the Netherlands

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If you are planning to study in the Netherlands, find out if you need to enrol for the mandatory Dutch healthcare insurance while you live in the Netherlands and how to apply for proper medical coverage.

Dental care in the Netherlands

Dental care in the Netherlands

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The Dutch visit their dentist on a regular basis, and as a result, only a relatively small part of the population has badly cared-for teeth. [Contributed by Lassus Dentistry]



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