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Hello.i need some guidance.please tell me is homeopathy doctor is available in france.and the homeopathy medicine is also avaliable in market or not.if homeopathy treatement is available in france please tell me what is the normal fee of the homeopathy doctor thanks c u. :)
 

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Homeopathic medicines are pretty readily available in the pharmacies (and the pharmacists are pretty knowledgeable about what they sell). There are homeopathic doctors, but their services aren't recognized nor are they covered by the sécu (the French national health service).

You can look for homéopathes in the French yellow pages by entering "homéopathe" in the "Quoi" and the town or postal code of the area you're interested in for the "Où."

I don't know what most homéopathes charge for an appointment, but just for reference, a general practitioner here charges 23€ (if they are agréé with the sécu) and 27€ for a specialist. Practically speaking, some specialists charge up to 50€ for a regular appointment. I'm not sure if you can get mutuelle coverage that includes homeopathic treatment.
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Hello.i need some guidance.please tell me is homeopathy doctor is available in france.and the homeopathy medicine is also avaliable in market or not.if homeopathy treatement is available in france please tell me what is the normal fee of the homeopathy doctor thanks c u. :)
Access to homeopathy is fine in France. We only use homeopathy medicine in our family. Homeopathic doctors are "regular-modern-medecine" doctor with a specialization in homeopathy. Hence, the secu/mutuelle coverage is the same.
I pay way more than what Bev mentions for a consult at my GP or my son's pediatrician but I guess it is more because of our location than the fact that they are specialized in homeopathy. I pay a similar price for an eye or gastric consult with "regular-modern-medecine" specialists.
 
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Access to homeopathy is fine in France. We only use homeopathy medicine in our family. Homeopathic doctors are "regular-modern-medecine" doctor with a specialization in homeopathy. Hence, the secu/mutuelle coverage is the same.
I pay way more than what Bev mentions for a consult at my GP or my son's pediatrician but I guess it is more because of our location than the fact that they are specialized in homeopathy. I pay a similar price for an eye or gastric consult with "regular-modern-medecine" specialists.
I wonder why you have to pay "way more"? The fees a doctor can charge vary from one speciality to another but are the same for each catégory, ie 23€ for a généraliste wherever you live in France. There is an additional charge if you call the doctor on a home call but if he considers that its justified, the SS will reimburse you. Maybe he is outside the public sector? Do you get it all back?

Specialist fees vary according to the speciality, and if you see a specialist without being referred by your GP (apart from gynecologist, pediatrician, optician) you will have to pay extra, not reimbursed. This is to encourage people to consider their GP as the "bandleader" and stop them seeing umpteen specialists for further opinions.

All the fees can be found on the AMELI site.
 

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I wonder why you have to pay "way more"? The fees a doctor can charge vary from one speciality to another but are the same for each catégory, ie 23€ for a généraliste wherever you live in France. There is an additional charge if you call the doctor on a home call but if he considers that its justified, the SS will reimburse you. Maybe he is outside the public sector? Do you get it all back?
The 23eur fee is for contracted doctors. A non contracted doctor can charge as much as he wants. Actually there a several levels between contracted and non contracted which I understand close to nothing about :D. In Paris many doctors are non contracted or contracted with free fees setting. The SS reimburses me on the 23 Eur basis then for the mutuelle, it depends on the contract subscribed.

I have the impression, homeopathic doctors are often contracted with free setting of fees. A consult may be more expensive than 23 eur even outside Paris. I once took my kid to an homeopathic pediatrician in Aix en Provence and I think the consult was EUR 60.

I cannot really compare with "classical-modern-medecine" doctors, not having much of experience with them. A consult with an homeopathic doctor is often 30 min and the first one usually lasts 1 hour. They are usually available over the phone / email when advice is needed for a quick remedie for a cold or a sore throat or a cough.
I keep hearing some friends complaining that their kids pediatrician consults barely lasts for 10 minutes.
I have some other friends who don't understand why pay more than 23 eur.
 
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