Countries have widely varying ways of organising and financing medical care, but they have a number of basic principles in common such as universal access to medical care and insurance, and contributions by all to the costs and the good quality of health care. Under the new Health Insurance Act (Zorgverzekeringswet), all residents of the Netherlands have access to quality care. In this section, you will read more about the system and its implications for you as a member of the Dutch society.
Next page|Previous page
Print this page