EU law on Patients' Rights in Cross-Border Healthcare enters into force

EU law on Patients’ Rights in Cross-Border Healthcare enters into force

As of today, EU law on Patients’ Rights in Cross-Border Healthcare enters into force giving citizens the right to go to another EU country for treatment and to be reimbursed for it.

For patients, this also means greater choice of healthcare, more information and easier recognition of prescriptions across-borders.

From today, all EU countries should have transposed the Directive on Patients’ rights in Cross-border Healthcare (adopted 30 months ago) into their National law.

 

Find out more:

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-932_en.htm

http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEMO-13-918_en.htm

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