Use your EHIC
With your EHIC you are entitled to healthcare that is covered by Dutch statutory health insurance. You may need a referral from another doctor first. According to European Regulation 883/2004, the EHIC only applies if healthcare is necessary. This is also the case with healthcare related to a chronic or existing disease.
Healthcare insurer Zilveren Kruis provides information to foreigners who stay temporarily in the Netherlands. For more information on healthcare in the Netherlands, please contact Zilveren Kruis on +31 445 686870 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare (2011/24/EU)
According to the directive, your own healthcare insurer can also reimburse healthcare costs in the Netherlands. In that case you first have to pay the amount yourself. Send the bill to your own healthcare insurer after returning home. They will determine whether you receive a reimbursement.
The reimbursement will be up to the amount that such care would have cost if you had been treated in your own country. If the costs are higher, you usually pay the difference yourself.