Ms. Charonne Holder SZV Communications Officer

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Monday October 2nd, 2017) — Social & Health Insurances SZV would like to inform the public and its customers of the following important notices. SZV also encourages all to monitor its Facebook page and the media for daily general updates.

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
OFFICE LOCATION: Building 3, Level 1 & Building 1 level 1

GENERAL INQUIRIES: SZV can be reached by phone +1721-546 6782 for general inquires Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Employer Desk and Senior & benefits Desk: Available during opening hours. Located in Building 1 level 1.

DOCTOR CONTROL: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 12:00pm. No numbers will be given after 12:00 pm. Only visit if still unfit for work, with doctor or hospital letter as proof. Both ZV insured and Government workers will be attended.

DOCTOR CONTROL IF ABROAD: It is not possible to apply the doctor control procedures for persons who have temporarily evacuated. If you have evacuated you must inform your employer and make arrangements with your employer. If you are unfit for work and was not evacuated for medical reasons by the St. Maarten Medical Center, the doctor control procedure is not applicable.

STAMP PRESCRIPTION: Your prescription can be stamped during opening hours

REQUEST MEDICAL EXPENSES REIMBURSMENT: A request for reimbursement of medical expenses can be filed during opening hours. Always bring original receipts or proof of payment. The SZV doctor will review your request.

DOCTOR CHANGE SEPTEMBER EXTENDED: Doctor Change requests can be submitted up until October 13th, 2017 during opening hours. The procedure for doctor change remains the same. The next opportunity after this deadline is the month of March 2018.

BABY GUARANTEE LETTER: Baby Guarantee letters can be requested at SZV during opening hours.

LOST VALID INSURANCE CARD DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA/MARIA: If you have lost your VALID insurance card due to the effects of Hurricane Irma/Maria please visit the SZV office before October 13th to report this and request a new card.

SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS FOR INSURANCE CARDS: All persons who were scheduled to have an appointment at SZV to re-new or apply for an insurance card in the period of September 5th – September 30th; your appointment will be re-scheduled. SZV will contact you with a new appointment date. If you have an expired insurance card or soon to be expired insurance card at the moment and require medical attention; Health Care providers locally have been given a list of persons who are insured and can assist you based on this. This will remain in place until further notice.

MEDICAL REFERRAL REQUESTS: SZV is currently not processing new referral requests. Emergency medical referrals are processed by the St. Maarten Medical Center.

WEBSITE WWW.SZV.SX: Due to unstable internet connectivity on the island at the moment; it may happen that our website is not available or online. Please check again later or for contact with SZV, message us on FB or call us during opening hours.

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