EU citizens still lacking awareness of cross-border healthcare

29.1.2018

According to the recent study by ANEC, the European consumer voice in standardisation, patients are not keen to seek treatment in another EU country and do not know their rights. Of the 1,656 EU citizen surveyed by ANEC, 37% had received unplanned medical treatment in another EU country, but only 4% had travelled abroad specifically […]

Seasonal and ICT employees and the use of health services in Finland

22.1.2018

Berry picker from Thailand, IT expert from India, hotel receptionist from Russia. Each year, thousands of seasonal workers from outside the European Union from so-called third countries and a few hundred intra-corporate transfer (ICT) employees, such as managers of multinational corporations, stay and work in Finland. As users of public health services, seasonal and ICT […]

The Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare and Kela at the Matka 2018 travel fair

16.1.2018

Visit our stand on 18-21 January to ask about healthcare in international situations, to get to know the choosehealthcare.fi website, or to order a European Health Insurance Card. Experts from the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) and the Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare will be available for consultation at stand 6p60. Choosehealthcare.fi offers up-to-date […]

Visit the Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare at the Matka 2018 travel fair

9.1.2018

Experts from the Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) will be available for consultation between 18 and 21 January 2018 at the Matka 2018 travel fair, stand 6p60. Visit our Barcelona-themed stand to get to know the Choosehealthcare.fi website, to ask about healthcare in international situations, or to […]