Introduction:

General Disability Pension recipients are exempt from paying co-payments for various health plan services
For more information see the Ministry of Health's Kol HaBriut website


General Disability Pension recipients are exempt from paying co-payments for various medical services in their health plan.

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).
  • Institutes:
    • 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

Additional information


Who is Eligible?

How to Claim It?

  • The exemption is given automatically according to the records provided to the health plans by the [[:he:המוסד לביטוח לאומי

National Insurance Institute]].

  • For inquiries, contact the National Insurance Institute's Registration and Allocation Office, Sunday - Thursday 9am - 1pm: 02-6462000.

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