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Dermatology

What is dermatology?

The specialism of dermatology deals with conditions of the skin, nails and hair. A dermatologist both diagnoses and treats skin diseases.


Common skin complaints are atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and skin cancer. The three most common types of malignant skin tumours are melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma.

Dermatology in a nutshell

  • Dermatology aims at identifying and healing skin conditions, or making them acceptable.
  • Dermatology comprises a variety of tests and treatments for conditions and diseases such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin infections and skin tumours.
  • If allergies are suspected, an allergist will be deployed for further assessment and treatment.

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Dermatology at DC Klinieken

There is a variety of reasons to see a dermatologist, like wanting to know whether you need acute help for a specific skin condition or for a general dermatological consultation. You can come to DC Klinieken for the following skin conditions:

 

  • Treatment of any skin condition;
  • Chronic skin problems;
  • Acute skin problems;
  • Screening for skin cancer;
  • Tests for skin allergies;
  • Treatment of varicose veins.

 

The specialists at DC Klinieken will test for these conditions using a variety of techniques and possibly anaesthesia. DC Klinieken uses different types of laser equipment that meets the most recent requirements of the Health Care Inspectorate.

Locations

Insurance coverage

Most dermatology assessments and treatments at DC Klinieken fall under basic insurance. This means that they are fully covered by your health insurer if you have a referral from your GP or specialist. Do not forget to take your deductible into account.

 

More about insurance coverage

Practical information

Referral

You will need a referral to make an appointment for dermatology.

 

Make an appointment

Do you want to make an appointment for the dermatology consultation hours? You can do this via the website or by telephone. Important: you will first need a referral from your GP or specialist.

 

You can call us at the following times:

Day From Till
Monday 8:00h 20:00h
Tuesday 8:00h 20:00h
Wednesday 8:00h 20:00h
Thursday 8:00h 20:00h
Friday 8:00h 18:00h
Saturday 9:00h 13:00h
Sunday Closed Closed

 

Do you have to cancel unexpectedly? You must cancel your appointment no later than 24 hours in advance. If you miss the appointment or cancel too late, you will be charged.

FAQ

  • Do I need a referral from my general practitioner?

    You will need a referral from your GP or attending physician for all treatments within the basic insurance before you can make an appointment with us. This referral is required in order for the costs to be reimbursed by your healthcare insurer. Under the tab ‘Practical information’ (Praktische informatie) on each examination page you can check whether you will need a referral.

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  • What does ‘compulsory excess’ mean for my situation?

    Do you choose a treatment with us that is covered by the basic insurance? In that case there is a compulsory excess. In 2020 you will have a standard excess of €385 if you are 18 years of age or older. You have to settle this amount with your health insurer. All healthcare institutions have a compulsory excess; this does not only apply to DC Klinieken.

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  • What happens if DC Klinieken does not have a contract with my healthcare insurer?

    We have contracts with all health care insurers, but not all health care has been contracted. In most cases your health care will still be reimbursed. We do work with a ‘compensation scheme’. What does that mean? You submit our invoice to your healthcare insurer. You will then only pay us the amount that you get reimbursed.

    You may also choose to sign an authorisation (‘deed of assignment’). With this authorisation we will take care of the financial aspects. We will then submit the invoice to your health care insurer and they will pay us.

    An MRI scan is not covered by the compensation scheme. We have made specific arrangements with the health care insurers for MRI scans.

    Are you insured with Menzis and attending the DC Klinieken for pain relief? In that case, this care is not covered by the compensation scheme. Depending on your policy, Menzis reimburses 60% to 80% of the current market rates. You will have to pay the difference yourself. Menzis stipulates the rate. Please contact Menzis for more information regarding these rates.

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  • What happens in case my treatment is not reimbursed?

    In some cases you will have to (partially) pay the costs for a treatment yourself. This depends on your healthcare insurer and your policy. Please see the costs of your treatment on the page Overview of rates.

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  • Where can I find more information?

    Do you still have questions about the costs of care in DC Klinieken or reimbursements from your healthcare insurer? If so, please contact us by 088 0100 936 (accounts and collection department). We will be happy to help you.

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  • Which treatments have conditions attached?

    Some care, such as plastic surgery, will be reimbursed by your health insurer in case of a ‘medical indication’. This means that there has to be a medical necessity to undergo this treatment. Are you unsure whether this applies to your situation? Please read your healthcare insurance policy or contact us.

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  • Will my treatment at the DC Klinieken be reimbursed?

    DC Klinieken has contracts with all healthcare insurers for 2020. This means that all treatments within the basic insurance will be reimbursed. However, do bear in mind your excess. There are also treatments that might be reimbursed by your supplementary insurance. Read your supplementary policy to find out whether this is the case.

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Make an appointment or callback request

You can also make an appointment by telephone (088 0100 900).

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