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The range and price of health care you can receive in Slovakia is, to some extent, conditioned by the type of your health insurance.

Public health insurance begins at birth for persons with permanent residency in Slovakia and for dependent family members who were born to a policyholder in another EU/EEA Member State.

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. 

The Slovak Republic pays contributions for compulsory health insurance for:

You can find a list of health facilities, divided by type,in the Azet web catalogue. 

If you are looking for a doctor, check the list on the web page doctors and clinics.

As of 1st January 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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