The Contact Point packs up and sets out for TERVE-SOS fair in Oulu on 23–24 May 2019


The annual TERVE-SOS event for social and health care experts assembles more than a thousand people to attend 15 seminars and listen to presentations by more than 70 experts in the social and health care field. The event in Oulu will also be attended by over 50 social and health care operators who will bring […]

Information on the selection of the place of treatment will be available in the online service


Content about choosing a health centre, hospital and other health services, published on the website, will be moved to the online service. From now on, the site will focus on giving guidance on the international aspects of healthcare. By moving the information, customer matters can be handled in a more streamlined fashion. […]

If you are staying abroad, have you noticed the changes in legislation?


Are you planning to go backpacking or travelling around the world for more than six months? Are you spending your retirement days in Spain in the winter season? Please note that the legislation on your right to receive residence-based social security benefits from Finland changed in early April. What does this social security reform mean […]

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 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 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 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!

8.10.2018 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 […]