The OOM Schengen Visitor Insurance is a medical insurance if you are staying in the Netherlands temporarily. The insurance reimburses unexpected medical expenses.
What does the insurance reimburse?
You will receive reimbursement for laboratory tests if:
- a General Practitioner or specialist prescribes these tests
- the invoice comes from the hospital or laboratory
If you incur costs for laboratory tests for an existing ailment or complaint you already had on taking out insurance, we will not reimburse these costs. This also applies if you did not know you had the ailment or complaint at the time you took out the insurance.
Are there costs for you?
An excess applies to OOM Schengen Visitor Insurance. If you incur costs which are covered by the insurance, you pay the first part of these costs yourself. Per period insured your excess is:
- €75 if you are younger than 70 years
- €150 if you are aged between 70 and 79 years
- €300 if you are aged 80 and above
You are 66 years old. You experience pain and bleeding during urination and go to the General Practitioner. They send your urine to a laboratory for testing. The costs are €295. You have an excess of €75. You will receive a reimbursement of €220.
How to claim costs
You can claim your medical expenses quickly and easily via My OOM.
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