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Information points: planned medical treatment abroad

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For the time being, the United Kingdom remains a full member of the EU and rights and obligations continue to fully apply in and to the UK:

National Contact Points

Each EU country has at least one National Contact Point (some also have regional or local contact points) which can help you with questions about organising medical treatment abroad.

Choose country:

  • Austriaaten
  • Belgiumbeen
  • Bulgariabgen
  • Croatiacren
  • Cypruscyen
  • Czech Republicczen
  • Denmarkdken
  • Estoniaeeen
  • Finlandfien
  • Francefren
  • Germanydeen
  • Greecegren
  • Hungaryhuen
  • Icelandisen
  • Irelandieen
  • Italyiten
  • Latvialven
  • Liechtensteinlide
  • Lithuanialten
  • Luxembourgluen
  • Maltamten
  • Netherlandsnlen
  • Norwaynoen
  • Polandplen
  • Portugalptpt
  • Romaniaroen
  • Slovakiasken
  • Sloveniasien
  • Spainesen
  • Swedenseen
  • United Kingdomuken

In your home country

Your National Contact Point can give you information about your right to receive health care in other EU countries, including:

In the country where you want to be treated

The National Contact Point can give you information about:

Health insurance institutions

Your health insurance provider can also give you information about your right to planned medical treatment in another EU country. In particular, they can give you further information on reimbursements, prior authorisation and any restrictions to seeking your medical treatment abroad.

Healthcare providers

Healthcare providers, such as a hospital, clinic or other medical establishment, must tell you about:

EU legislation

Need more information on rules in a specific country?

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