Do you qualify for reimbursement under the Tvp scheme?

You can get reimbursement under the Tvp scheme if you meet all the following conditions:

  • you live in the Netherlands
  • you were born in or after 1928
  • you have psychological complaints stemming from war-related events that one or both of your parents or guardians experienced during the Second World War
  • you need treatment for these psychological complaints
  • you are receiving treatment from a psychiatrist, psychotherapist or health psychologist specialized in clinical psychology
  • the treatment is not fully reimbursed by your health insurer
  • your health insurer is charged for the costs of treatment based on a DTC (diagnosis treatment combination)
  • you do not receive reimbursement for the costs of treament under the following schemes:
    -the Benefit Act for Victims of Persecution 1940-1945 (Wuv), or
    -the Benefit Act for Civilian War Victims 1940-1945 (Wubo), or
    -the Extraordinary Pensions Acts 1940-1945 (Wbp, Wpbzo and Wiv).

What is a DTC?

DTC stands for Diagnosis Treatment Combination. A DTC includes a code for your diagnosis and long-term treatment up to a maximum of one year. Your health insurer will be provided with the DTC code, but the precise details of your treatment will remain confidential.

Since 2008, health insurers have provided reimbursement based on DTCs rather than individual sessions.