Electronic prescriptions now also valid in Estonia


Since the beginning of 2019, Finnish electronic prescriptions have been valid in Estonia. In practice, you can buy medicines in Estonia with an electronic prescription that your doctor wrote in Finland. This means that you do not need a printed  in Estonia that you need in other EU and EEA countries. However, the printed medical […]

You can order the European Health Insurance Card at the contact point’s stand at the Matka Nordic Travel Fair again


The Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare and Kela will be at in the Nordic Travel Fair 2019 on 17–20 January 2019 at stand 6p60. As before, you can come to our stand to order a European Health Insurance Card, ask experts about international medical care and learn more about the Choosehealthcare.fi service. You can try […]

Visibility and attention for the Contact Point in 2018 – what’s to come in 2019?


The turn of the year is a good time to stop for a moment and look back. How was the year for the Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare, and what is in the plans for this year? The Contact Point met with people at events The Contact Point kicked off the year 2018 with the […]

Rajis is now on Facebook!


The Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare expands in social media – we are now also on ! Remember to follow our site  and also share the good news with your friends. Like with our  account, we provide information on how to use health services abroad and share topical news of Rajis. Our Facebook site provides  […]

Follow our Advent Calendar!


Crisp winter days, glittering Christmas ornaments, beautiful lights and abundant selection of Christmas chocolates say it loud and clear – December and Christmas are just around the corner! We at Rajis – Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare – also look forward to Christmas very much, and the Advent Calendar plays a key part in this. […]

Customer panel helps improve the Choosehealthcare.fi website


In September, the Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare organised a customer workshop in cooperation with . The purpose of the workshop was to collect feedback and thoughts on the Choosehealthcare.fi website and use it to improve the website to better meet customers’ needs. The customer panel of persons who had given their contact information at […]

Hello from the Contact Point!


Choosehealthcare.fi celebrated its third birthday last week. To honour the occasion, we decided to create a little presentation of what is behind the site, or the in Finland. Who we are, what we do and how we can help. The Contact Point’s most important task is to provide information. Our main channel is the Choosehealthcare.fi […]

International summer event with tips for cosmopolitan pensioners


Kela’s international summer event was organised on 28–29 August 2018. This year’s event focused on employees and pensioners in international situations. The first day was live-streamed online from Kela’s head office, whereas the second day’s public event took place at the Iso Omena Service Centre in Espoo. The Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare was present […]

Statistical information on cross-border health care for 2017


The statistical information on cross-border health care collected by the Contact Point for Cross-border Health Care and Kela for 2017 demonstrate that there were both rises and falls in the costs and reimbursements of international health care. The is now available at contact point’s Slideshare channel. The costs and reimbursements of necessary care provided in […]

Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare to participate in the TERVE-SOS 2018 event on 8–9 May


The Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare will be showcasing the Choosehealthcare.fi online service at the HEALTH-SOS social and health care event. The event will be held at the Verkatehdas Arts and Congress Centre in Hämeenlinna on 8–9 May 2018.  is an annual meeting place for social and health care operators, bringing together close to a […]