Annual health care payment ceiling
- Public service
Public health care services have an annual payment ceiling, that is, an upper limit after which clients do not have to pay fees. In 2022, this upper limit is €692.
Fees for treatment given to children under 18 years of age will be added up to the parent’s payment total. When the payment ceiling is reached, health care services are provided free of charge to all persons whose payments have built ...
Do the following
You must follow up with your health care expenses yourself in order to know when the payment ceiling is reached. Make sure to store all receipts in the original when paying for your treatment. You will be asked to present them when you apply for a free card. When the payment ceiling is reached, the social and health care unit that was currently taking care of you will issue you a free card. Please make sure to show the card each time you visit a social and health care clinic.
When you reach the payment ceiling, please contact the office secretary.
To whom and on what terms
With a health care free card, you and all the persons included in your card will get public health care in the municipality free of charge. An exception is short-term institutional care (hospital care), for which a discounted fee will be charged.