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Who is responsible to take the decision on prior authorisation to send the patient for treatment abroad?

The Commission on decisions on patient examination, consultation and treatment abroad, acting at the Ministry of Health of republic of Lithuania is responsible to take the decision on prior authorisation to send the patient for examination, consultation or treatment abroad. The commission notifies the patient about its decision.

The Commission shall take a decision to send the patient to examine, consult and (or) treat abroad after it receives following documents from the university clinics or hospitals running the university clinics:

  1. Conclusion of doctors consultation justifying the need to send the patient for certain health care services abroad;
  2. Extract of medical documents;
  3. Filled-in special form of referral;
  4. The letter of foreign health care provider confirming that it accepts form E112 and that the services are the subject of legislation of the country of treatment.
Modified: 2014-03-28
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