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| מידע  = Dialysis patients are entitled to have their [[Coverage of Travel Expenses for Medical Treatment|treatment travel expenses covered]], in addition to other benefits and discounts detailed below
 
| מידע  = Dialysis patients are entitled to have their [[Coverage of Travel Expenses for Medical Treatment|treatment travel expenses covered]], in addition to other benefits and discounts detailed below
 
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| פיצוי  = Dialysis patients are considered to be [[Chronic Illness|chronically ill]], and are therefore eligible for a [[Medication Payment Ceiling for the Chronically Ill|medication payment ceiling]] for purchasing medications included in the [[The Healthcare Basket|healthcare basket]]
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| פיצוי  = Dialysis patients are considered to be [[Definition of Chronic Illness|chronically ill]], and are therefore eligible for a [[Medication Payment Ceiling for the Chronically Ill|medication payment ceiling]] for purchasing medications included in the [[The Healthcare Basket|healthcare basket]]
 
| פיצוי2 = Patients with kidney failure being treated by dialysis are eligible for [[Health Plan Fee Exemptions for the Seriously Ill|exemption from payment]] for various medical services.
 
| פיצוי2 = Patients with kidney failure being treated by dialysis are eligible for [[Health Plan Fee Exemptions for the Seriously Ill|exemption from payment]] for various medical services.
 
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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 [[Definition of 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".  
  
 
=== Medical Treatment ===
 
=== Medical Treatment ===

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Dialysis patients are entitled to have their treatment travel expenses covered, in addition to other benefits and discounts detailed below
Dialysis patients are considered to be chronically ill, and are therefore eligible for a medication payment ceiling for purchasing medications included in the healthcare basket
Patients with kidney failure being treated by dialysis are eligible for exemption from payment for various medical services.
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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.

Specific Rights

Medical Treatment

Additional Rights and Benefits

Aid organizations

  • For a comprehensive categorized listing of healthcare organizations offering assistance and support, click here.

Additional publications

Sources