Your rights in the EU

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  • March 31, 2020

Legislative provisions for carers’ leave in case of a sick child or other close relatives

Author: Marta AntonovaImage: CDC@cdc , Тwo years ago, on 2nd August 2019, a new piece of European legislation came into force: European Directive 2019/1158, or the Directive on Work-Life Balance for parents and carers. While the main focus of the Directive is the reduction of gender imbalance in the workforce and providing the foundations

Planned treatment abroad: Know before you go

Health – Your Europe For an overview of all available types of coverage for cross-border healthcare, please see the following overview table. For non-planned (emergency or unpostponable) healthcare abroad, please see EHIC. If you are a cross-border worker, a member of the immediate family of a cross-border worker or if you are a pensioner, please

Treatment in the EU: you’re free to choose: Cross-border healthcare under Directive 2011/24/EU

What is Directive 2011/24/EU? Directive 2011/24/EU is a European piece of legislation regulating the access of European residents to medical treatment in the European Union. It does not deal with treatments beyond the borders of the Union. It covers the rights of people with health insurance in an EU Member State and thus does not

How to access treatment abroad when it is not avialable in your country? Planned treatment abroad with the S2 procedure

Regulations (EC) 883/2004 and 987/2009 onSocial Security Coordination – S2 The so-called Twin Regulations on Social Security Coordination state that all permanent residents of the EU contributing to the healthcare system of a member state are entitled to planned medical treatment in all other EEA states and in Switzerland. The costs will be covered if

Working or retiring abroad? Your healthcare rights with the S1 Procedure

Regulations (EC) 883/2004 and 987/2009 on Social Security Coordination – S1 The so-called Twin Regulations on Social Security Coordination govern the rights of cross-border workers and their families. When it comes to medical care, those are regulated with the so-called S1 Procedure, named after the main administrative form (standardised for all member states) in use.

Emergency healthcare abroad with the EHIC

Regulations (EC) 883/2004 and 987/2009 onSocial Security Coordination – European Health Insurance Card Under the Regulations on the coordination of social security systems, the right to unpostponable healthcare in other EEA countries is granted to all European citizens with valid health insurance upon presentation of their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).  According to the yearly

European cross-border healthcare: origin, goals and challenges

One question which has gained a significant amount of scientific, political and public attention in the past decade is cross-border healthcare in the European Union. Is it efficient? Is it effective? Is it worth it? Currently, the area of European cross-border healthcare has been assessed mainly in qualitative terms in the social sciences – either

If you live in the European Union or the European Economic Area, you are likely to have access to the following four healthcare pathways. You can use this
as a guide and contact a healthcare professional for further information.

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