European Health Insurance Card Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.
From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation search. Sample European Health Insurance Card from Austria reverse. The European Health Insurance Card or EHIC is issued free of charge and allows anyone who is insured by or covered by a statutory social security scheme of the EEA countries and Switzerland to receive medical treatment in another member state free or at a reduced cost if that treatment becomes necessary during their visit for example due to illness or an accident or if they have a chronic pre-existing condition which requires care such as kidney dialysis. The term of validity of the card varies according to the issuing country.
Health insurance Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.
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National health insurance Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.
Jump to navigation search. National health insurance NHI sometimes called statutory health insurance SHI is a legally enforced scheme of health insurance that insures a national population against the costs of health care. It may be administered by the public sector the private sector or a combination of both. Funding mechanisms vary with the particular program and country. National or Statutory health insurance does not equate to government-run or government-financed health care but is usually established by national legislation. In some countries such as Australia's Medicare system or the UK's National Health Service contributions to the system are made via general taxation and therefore are not optional even though use of the health scheme it finances is.
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You are here Insurances Self-supporting students. EEA students and EEA exchange students in the LLP/Erasmus programme. Students who are EEA nationals should obtain a so-called European Health Insurance Card EHIC proving you already have insurance coverage in their home country. Nationals from Algeria Australia Tunisia Turkey and the former Yugoslavia can also obtain documents under the terms of the agreement between Belgium and their country. Any medical costs they may incur will be reimbursed by a Belgian health-insurance company if they show them the EHIC. This also applies to the cost of drugs and medication ask for a 704N form at the pharmacy.