International medical tourism and cross-border patient exchange is increasing. The European cross-border healthcare directive is legally binding as of 25th October 2013. If you are a European citizen, you now have the right to receive medical treatment in any EU Member State, and their home country must cover some or all of the costs. This holds provided your insurer would cover these costs in your home country. The second important detail concerns reimbursement of costs, which are covered to the extent they would be in your home country. You will find details and a lot of further information on this page. If you need help finding any information, please contact us with confidence using the contact form at the bottom of the page. Our network provides you with quick and efficient search.
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