Minister Edith Schippers of Public Health wants health insurers to be more transparent by reducing the number of different health insurance polices they offer to people.
Reporting point Diabetes Association Netherlands has received 600 complaints from diabetic patients who had to change their glucose monitor for a new - and cheaper - monitor against their wishes
Treatments at the dentist and orthodontist will be cheaper next year. The Dutch Healthcare Authority has determined new maximum rates that will take effect on July 1st, 2015.
Two executives who, according to the Borstlap commission, were partly responsible for the mistreatment of NZa employee Arthur Gotlieb, have been put on leave.
The Dutch healthcare authority NZa needs strong reforms and better management, a report commissioned by Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport Edith Schippers (VVD) will reveal on Tuesday. The report, leaked to newspaper NRC, directs strong criticism at the dual mission of the organisation, which provides policy recommendations and the spervision of hospitals and insurers, claiming that the organisation is plagued by internal security leaks and undue managerial influence.
Erasmus MC in Rotterdam published its mortality rate after all, just not the way it was required. The hospital chose to publish alternative rates instead, in a way that would picture a more relevant view of the statistics.
The Dutch Healthcare Authority has decided to reduce the fees psychiatrists charge for driver's license checks after many complaints, Nos reported on Friday.