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* [[General Disability Pension]] recipients undergoing dialysis treatment at least twice per week may be entitled to a [[Special Services Benefit (Attendance Allowance)]] in accordance with the [[Special Services Benefit (Attendance Allowance)#Who is Eligible?|conditions of eligibility]].
 
* [[General Disability Pension]] recipients undergoing dialysis treatment at least twice per week may be entitled to a [[Special Services Benefit (Attendance Allowance)]] in accordance with the [[Special Services Benefit (Attendance Allowance)#Who is Eligible?|conditions of eligibility]].
 
* Kidney failure being treated by dialysis is found on the Ministry of Health's list of serious illnesses, meaning that such patients are eligible for [[Health Plan Fee Exemptions for the Seriously Ill|exemption from payment]] for various medical services.
 
* Kidney failure being treated by dialysis is found on the Ministry of Health's list of serious illnesses, meaning that such patients are eligible for [[Health Plan Fee Exemptions for the Seriously Ill|exemption from payment]] for various medical services.
* Considered to be [[Chronic Illness|chronically ill]], dialysis patients are eligible for a [[Medication Payment Ceiling for the Chronically Ill|medication payment ceiling]] for purchasing medications included in the [[The Healthcare Basket|healthcare basket]]. It is recommended to only use this right as a supplement to the '''exemption''' from payment for medications (in accordance with each health plan's procedures) included as part of the entitlement listed above for those considered to have a "serious illness".
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* Considered to be [[Chronic Illness|chronically ill]], dialysis patients are eligible for a [[Medication Payment Ceiling for the Chronically Ill|medication payment ceiling]] for purchasing medications included in the [[The Healthcare Basket|healthcare basket]]. It is recommended to only use this right as a supplement to the '''exemption''' from payment for medications (in accordance with each health plan's procedures) included as part of the entitlement listed above for those considered to have a "serious illness".  
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=== Medical Treatment ===
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* Children requiring dialysis treatment may be entitled to treatment at the [http://www.schneider.org.il/Eng/Index.asp?CategoryID=65&ArticleID=216 Nephrology Clinic at the Schneider Children's Health Center (The National Center for Children’s Renal Insufficiency)]. [http://www.health.gov.il/English/Services/Citizen_Services/Pages/disease-specialized-med.aspx Click here] to view a listing on the Ministry of Health's '''English''' website of centers offering specialized medical services for various conditions.
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=== Additional Rights and Benefits === 
 
* [[Coverage of Travel Expenses for Medical Treatment|Coverage of Travel Expenses for Dialysis Treatment]]
 
* [[Coverage of Travel Expenses for Medical Treatment|Coverage of Travel Expenses for Dialysis Treatment]]
 
* [[Disabled Parking Permit]]
 
* [[Disabled Parking Permit]]

Revision as of 12:48, 9 October 2013

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Patients undergoing dialysis treatment must come into a clinic for treatment sessions a number of times per week for an extended period of time. This often causes problems related to absence from work, transportation and parking costs, etc. There are a number of different rights and benefits to which dialysis patients are entitled. Template:מושג/סיום הקדמה

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