The insured person pays the optician's bill and requests reimbursement from their competent health insurance fund.
The insured submits the original, paid and receipted invoice to their competent health insurance fund. The 13-digit national identification number must be provided.
An original medical prescription must be submitted with the invoice if reimbursement is claimed for tinted lenses or for glasses for a child under 14 years of age (the prescription is not required for the replacement of damaged lenses within the first six months of the first purchase).
For a first reimbursement claim, a certificate of banking details (relevé d'identité bancaire RIB) must be enclosed. Letters sent to the CNS from within Luxembourg do not require a postage stamp.
Insured persons are free to choose their frames. In addition to the frames for which the salesperson can freely fix the prices, insured persons have the right to choose between four men's models and four women's models of frames whose price cannot be higher than the amount covered by the health insurance. The frames are covered up to an amount of thirty euros (30.00 €). These frames must be available at all times.
The glasses (lenses) are reimbursed in accordance with the tariffs established in the agreement concluded between the health insurance and the professional association of opticians.