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Health matters

In this section, you will find information to help you react in the correct way if there is an emergency, or how to deal with an illness or an accident.

Most importantly, you will find all the information you need to know about the Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme (JSIS), the forms for the reimbursement of medical expenses and access the JSIS online and the specific rules in case of accident or occupational disease.

 

JSIS Information on claims relating to COVID-19

  • Claims relating to COVID-19, including hospitalisation, will be dealt with in accordance with the rules already in force
  • Tests for COVID-19 - including serological tests - are reimbursed at 85%, as per regular rules, if prescribed by a doctor including the reason for the tests
  • Tests for COVID-19 have to be done in a structure that has received the national licence to do such type of tests
  • Intensive care unit admission is reimbursed: less than 3 days at 85%; ≥3 days at 100%
  • Soap, antibacterial gel, protective gloves and masks are not reimbursable
  • JSIS do not reimburse the cost of COVID-19 tests when done to obtain a “green” passport or for administrative reasons

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Page last updated on 29 July 2020