Paediatric medicine

What is paediatric medicine?

The specialism of paediatric medicine deals with detecting diseases and developmental disorders of children between the ages of 0 and 18 years. Children can come to DC Klinieken for the following treatments: paediatric cardiology and paediatric allergology.

Paediatric medicine in a nutshell

  • The specialism of paediatrics deals with children from the ages of 0 to 18 years.
  • Within this specialism we offer paediatric cardiology and paediatric allergology.
  • The treatments focus on proper growth and development of the child.

    Paediatric medicine at DC Klinieken


    DC Klinieken offers a variety of tests at its paediatrics department. You can come to us for the following tests:

    • Paediatric cardiology
    • Paediatric allergology

    Insurance coverage for paediatric medicine


    All paediatric medicine tests 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. Medical care for children up to the age of 18 years does not involve a deductible.


    More about insurance coverage


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Practical information

Do you want to make an appointment for a paediatric consultation? 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.



  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Make an appointment or callback request

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

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