According to Section 8(1a)(2)(c)(4) of the National Health Insurance Law, children receiving benefits as part of a Child Mobility Benefit are exempt from co-payments for certain medical services.
List of Services
- Secondary Doctors: Specialty doctors, including psychiatrists that are not primary care doctors (see below) as well as dietitians and podiatrists.
- Primary doctors are general doctors (that are not specialists) and specialty doctors in family medicine, internal medicine, gynecology and pediatrics. There are no co-payments for visits to primary care doctors.
- Out-patient Clinics: Clinics run in the framework of general hospitals (including mental health clinics in general hospitals).
- Imaging institutes: x-rays, ultrasounds, nuclear medicine, CT, echocardiograms, MRI.
- Diagnostic institutes: EEG, EMG, audiometry, ergometry
- Institute for gastroenterology and the institute for sleeping problems
- For a list of medical services see the Ministry of Health website.
Who is Eligible?
- Minors up to 18 years and 3 months old who receive benefits as part of a Child Mobility Benefit from the National Insurance Institute.
How to Claim It?
- The exemption is given automatically according to the records provided to the health plans by the National Insurance Institute.
- For inquiries, contact the National Insurance Institute's Registration and Allocation Office, Sunday - Thursday 9am - 1pm: 02-6462000.
Laws and Regulations
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