Refund from Health Care
Most mutual insurance companies offer a contribution when purchasing new glasses or contact lenses. Because the reimbursement is slightly different for each health insurance fund, we have listed a short summary for you here.
With the CM, the intervention depends on your age. Anyone up to the age of 18 can receive a refund of up to 50 euros. For people over 18 years old that is up to 40 euros. The intervention is also annually at CM.
All info can be found via this link to the CM website.
Liberal mutual insurance
With the Liberale mutualtiet you enjoy a reimbursement of glasses, glasses, contact lenses or eye patches. They pay back up to € 50, regardless of your age. This intervention can be obtained annually.
All info can be found via this link to the Liberal Mutuality website.
Neutral Health Insurance Flanders
Here you will receive an annual contribution of € 50 on glasses, lenses or eye patches. To receive this reimbursement, you must be able to submit an invoice with all necessary details regarding your correction. Did you know that you can get an extra reimbursement every four years with a prescription from the eye doctor?
You can find all the information via this link to the website of Neutraal Ziekenfonds Vlaanderen.
Independent health insurance
OZ pays a contribution of € 50 per member per year for glasses, spectacle glasses or lenses. This intervention also applies to eye plasters and prescription sunglasses. Since March 2017, with Medicalia you can get 75% of your glasses reimbursed in addition to this allowance.
All info can be found via this link to the OZ website.
Partena Health Insurance Fund
At Partena, they pay back € 50 each year on spectacles, contact lenses, eye patches and even for glasses and sunglasses without strength. You also do not have to be in possession of a prescription.
You can find all the information via this link to the website of Partena Ziekenfonds.
At Bond Moyson East Flanders, an annual reimbursement of € 50 applies to eye patches, spectacle glasses and contact lenses. This applies to invoices since January 1, 2016. Since the reimbursement at Bond Moyson is region-specific, we refer you to the Bond Moyson website for all details.
The RIZIV (National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance) provides interventions for children under the age of 18, for anyone over the age of 18 with a deviation of at least +/- 8.25 and for anyone over the age of 65 with progressive glasses and a deviation of at least +/- 4.25. To use this reimbursement, you must always be able to present the optician's invoice and the eye doctor's prescription (valid for 6 months).