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Health insurance for citizens of EU/EEA in the Slovak Republic

As of January 1st, 2016, health insurance companies began issuing a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This replaces the E 111 form, which became invalid at the end of 2005. 

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Insurance card and payments for health care

Participation in the health insurance system for each insured person is proven by an insurance identity card known as an "insurance card".  An insurance card issued by any health insurance company providing health insurance uses it to identify insured persons who deal with the member branches of an insurance office, and with healthcare facilities in Slovakia. 

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Whom the state pays health insurance for

The state is, among other things, the payer of compulsory health insurance for:

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Who is and isn’t insured by public health insurance

Public health insurance begins at birth for persons with permanent residency in the Slovak Republic, or for a dependent family member who was born to a policyholder in another EU/EEA member state.

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Types of health insurance

Health care, its range and quality, is to some extent conditioned by health insurance, therefore we it is necessary to look more closely at it here.

Read more: Types of health insurance

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