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Until 31 December 2005 Dutch health insurance was divided into a collective and a private part. The collective part was based on the Compulsory Health Insurance Act (ZFW) and the Exceptional Medical...
Health, lifestyle, health care use and supply, causes of death; key figures
Birth, death, life expectancy, health and disease, use of health care services, education and labour market, costs of care, care providers
Health spending per capita second highest in the EU
In 2020, average per capita spending on health care in the Netherlands was higher than in almost all other countries of the EU. The out-of-pocket payments, on the other hand, were comparatively among...
Compulsory health insurance act (ZFW)
Law that was in force until 1 January 2006. The aim of the law was to ensure people whose income is below the threshold of proper health care under the compulsory health insurance act . The law does...
Life style and (preventive) health examination; personal characteristics
Smoking, alcohol and drug use, being overweight, physical activity, sexual health, nutrition, health examination, giving informal care.
An insurance an employer has with a pension fund or insurance company in order to provide the employees with a pension to supplement the benefits under the General Old Age Pension Act (AOW).
Insurance covering the risk of loss of income from work or insufficient income due to certain needs or other personal circumstances (such as illness, disability, unemployment, old age or death).
A contract between an insurer and an insured person. The insurer agrees to pay an amount in cash, in one or more payments, on a given date or when reaching a certain age, or when the insured person...