Rehabilitation after Corona

Have you been infected by the coronavirus, either in home quarantine or in hospital?

This can have a major impact on your physical and mental condition. Complaints such as shortness of breath, fatigue, reduced stamina and strength can persist for a long time after infection. You may also suffer from cognitive and mental complaints such as difficulty concentrating or loss of confidence in your own body. The clinical picture after infection with the corona virus varies greatly. The symptoms mentioned above can manifest themselves in mild or severe forms, but in both cases they often have a major impact on your life.

Our physiotherapists can guide you in your recovery. Together with the physiotherapist, you will work on dealing with the consequences of the Coronavirus as well as possible. After the first extensive intake, a personal exercise programme is started that is tailored to your capabilities and goals. This exercise programme focuses on restoring your stamina, strength, reducing fatigue and regaining confidence in your own body. In addition, special attention will be paid to using your breathing correctly.

Compensation:

The basic insurance provides a compensation for paramedical recovery care after covid-19. For physiotherapy, a maximum of 50 sessions will be reimbursed. You do have to pay your own risk.

Conditions for reimbursement:

  • You need a referral from the general practitioner or specialist
  • Treatment starts within 3 months of the first symptoms of disease
  • You had the first treatment within one month after the referral
  • The reimbursement applies up to 6 months after the first treatment.
  • You are participating in a study to assess the effectiveness of paramedic recovery care after covid-19. Participating in this research is very important. Based on the results of the study, the minister will decide whether this care can become a regular part of the care provided under the basic health insurance.

For more information on reimbursement, please read this letter from the Netherlands Healthcare Institute.