If you are looking for medical insurance abroad, the OOM Temporary Residence Abroad Insurance provides you with good cover for medical expenses abroad.
Why take out medical insurance abroad?
If you are going abroad and you are no longer covered for healthcare costs by the Dutch national health insurance, then you need medical insurance such as the OOM Temporary Residence Abroad Insurance. If you are covered by the Dutch national health insurance, the OOM insurance can be a supplement for if you visit a country where medical care is expensive. Note: with the basic Dutch national insurance you will never receive a higher reimbursement than what you would receive in the Netherlands.
Advantages of medical insurance abroad
The OOM Temporary Residence Abroad Insurance provides extensive cover. But there are even more benefits:
- You’re insured worldwide, including if you visit the Netherlands while you’re away
- Discount if you keep your Dutch national health insurance
- Includes English COVID-19 statement
Put together your own medical insurance abroad
With the OOM Temporary Residence Abroad Insurance you can choose what you insure. First of all, you have a choice between three types of healthcare insurance cover: Light, Regular and Comfort. You can extend this with different types of extra cover. For example, for travel, cancellation, household contents, liability, legal assistance and accidents.
Dentist and SOS insurance abroad
With the medical insurance, dental costs following an accident are covered up to a maximum of €475. To be on the safe side, you can take out supplementary insurance for dental costs that are not the result of an accident.
The SOS insurance is included as standard. It includes covering the costs of repatriation to the Netherlands, or evacuation if treatment is not possible locally and cannot be postponed. You can also take the SOS insurance out separately, instead of the complete medical insurance abroad.
Medical insurance with English COVID-19 statement
If you choose the OOM Temporary Residence Abroad Insurance, medical expenses related to the coronavirus are covered. This gives you piece of mind during these times of corona. You will also receive an English language insurance statement with the insurance. This is useful if you’re travelling to a country where this is compulsory, for example Thailand.
Medical insurance abroad up to 2 years
The OOM Temporary Residence Abroad Insurance has a flexible duration from 1 day to a maximum of 2 years. You can terminate this medical insurance at any time.
If you already know that you will be staying abroad for more than 2 years, OOM Living Abroad Insurance would suit you better.
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