Financial assistance from the Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health participates in the financing of the purchase of rehabilitation devices, Walking and mobility

Public service is provided at health bureaus, In wards for chronic diseases

Are eligible for assistance

; Have a permanent disability.

Disabled people hospitalized in nursing homes, Hospitals and institutions of the Ministry of Labor, Only eligible for walking devices and limb prostheses.

Are not eligible for assistance

Victims of work accidents, Hostilities, צה”;To, Road accidents from 1976 And the actions of the Nazis,

Receiving assistance from another source.

List of devices in which the firm participates in financing

רשימת המכשירים נקבעה בתוספת השלישית לחוק ביטוח בריאות ממלכתי תשנ”;God. (1995)

Rehabilitation devices

Breast prosthesis and first bra,Eye prostheses, Hearing aids for children and youth up to age 18,

Telescopic and microscopic spectacle aids for children and youth up to age 18,

Special contact lenses for children who cannot wear glasses, External dentures-nose and ear.

Mobility devices

Wheelchairs Manual, Stroller chairs (BUGGY), Motorized chairs, Toilet chairs, Special wheelchair cushions, Inserts, Fowler beds + H / L manual and electric, Electric air mattresses to prevent pressure sores, Hydraulic lever / Mechanical lever only, Walking frames Rear, Rollers, I will die, Canadian crutches, Caterpillar - in very exceptional cases.

Walking aids and limb prostheses

Orthoses (Walking aids), Prostheses for limbs, Glove to cover a hand prosthesis, Special medical shoes, Stump socks ;8211#&; In case of stump replacement or prosthesis replacement.

Additional devices for benefit recipients (Exemption from deductible):

Walking frames Ordinary, Walking sticks of all kinds, Sponge pads to prevent pressure sores, Sponge mattresses to prevent pressure sores.

Financing policy

Office participation

The level of participation of the Ministry of Health is % 75 From the price determined according to the type of device divided into two groups:

Group 1 ; Devices for which a maximum amount has been set, Which is not the full price of the device.

Group 2 ; Devices for which they are tested 3 price offers.

The price of the device will be determined according to the cheapest offer.

Citizen participation

The level of citizen participation is % 25 From the amount determined by the Ministry of Health.

A citizen who has difficulty financing his share in the purchase of the device will contact the social worker at the Health Bureau.

for your attention: No refund will be given before receiving approval from the Health Bureau.

In any case, the certificate is valid for six months only.

* Before purchasing it is important to consult with the caregiver at the health bureau.

The process of receiving assistance / financing

תוגש בקשה לסיוע ע”;One of the following factors:

The citizen and his family, Social Services, Volunteer organization, Health Care System, Special schools

The following documents must be attached to the request for assistance with rehabilitation and mobility devices:

דו”;ח רפואי חתום ע”;Doctor.

Specification and / or recommendation of an occupational physiotherapist from the insuring HMO.

In institutions for exceptional children, a recommendation from a physiotherapist as well as an occupational therapist will be attached.

דו”;ח סיעודי תפקודי חתום ע”;Nurse.

דו”;ח סוציאלי חתום ע”;Social worker.

You may request additional documents as needed.

List of devices and forms for submitting an application:

The following documents must be attached to the application for assistance with walking devices and limb prostheses:

Recommendation from an orthopedic doctor or rehabilitative doctor.

You may request additional documents as needed.

The application together with the documents will be submitted to the local health bureau, To the guidance coordinator in the Department of Prolonged Diseases.

The applicant will be referred to a licensed physician using a card stating the level of participation of the firm.

The ticket will be given at the health bureau.

Eligibility for participation is determined by the licensed physician.

List of devices and forms for submitting an application:

Repair of devices

The Ministry of Health participates in financing the repair of motorized mobility devices only.

Repair for motorized mobility devices is carried out through the Repairs Department of the National Unit for Rehabilitation and Mobility Devices.

The firm's participation is % 90 Degrees of correction.

Citizen participation % 10 Degrees of correction.

Citizens receiving benefits are exempt from participating in the financing of the amendment.

A citizen who has difficulty financing the repair will contact a social worker at the Health Bureau.

To repair a device, contact the guidance coordinator in the Department of Chronic Illness and Aging at the local health bureau..

A citizen who is exempt from self-participation in the financing of rehabilitation and mobility devices is also entitled to the Ministry of Health's participation in the repair of non-electric mobility devices..

Please note that the department is closed on days of concentrated vacation by government ministries.

In urgent cases only, you can contact the shifts at the health bureaus.

information Additional can be found in the procedure for approving a rehabilitation device and mobility.

Mobility devices funded by the Ministry of Health will be returned to the Health Bureau after the end of use.

For complete information regarding the basket of services provided under the State Health Insurance Law (Page 48 And to page 55 You can get the complete information about the process of getting mobile devices )

https://www.health.gov.il

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