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When you come to a new country and fall ill, it is confusing to have to deal with all the extra paperwork when you are already not feeling your best. Here are some quick guides to help you find your way in the Belgian healthcare system.

  1. Health insurance
    A short guide to the complexities of the Belgian health insurance system to help you find your way when you arrive.
  2. Seeing a doctor or a dentist
    How to find an English-speaking doctor or dentist in Gent? What are the required steps to see a specialist? What to do at the weekends or in an emergency situation?
  3. Costs and reimbursements
    Belgium has a co-payment system. What does that mean and how does it work? How much does your insurance cover? And how do you go about getting your money back?


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