Cancer Patients and patients with blood disorders that need specific surgeries are entitled to have the surgeries performed within a maximum wait time: up to 30 days for Cancer Patients and up to 21 days for patients with blood disorders. See Surgery Waiting Period for Cancer and Blood Disorder Patients
- When the kupat cholim could not find a surgery date within the proscribed waiting times, the patient can contact the kupat cholim's arrangements center to schedule an appointment for an earlier date than the one offered by the kupat cholim.
Target Audience and Prerequisites
Submitting the Claim
Expedited Process for Those with Severe Disabilities
Continuing the Process
Laws and Regulations
- Original translation performed by The Shira Pransky Project as part of a grant from The Fellowship Fund.