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  • 2020-06-05
    The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health publishes a list of links and contacts that provides relevant, official and reliable information on Coronavirus, quarantine, recommendations etc. in Lithuania.
  • 2020-05-27
    According to the data of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF), in April this year, compared to the same period in 2019, the number of remote consultations in primary health care institutions increased by nearly 68 times – from 11 thousand to 758 thousand. The specialists of from the Ministry of Health are pleased that in an effort to effectively combat the spread of coronavirus, Lithuanian residents have become more conscious and avoid unnecessary visits to medical institutions.
  • 2020-05-15
    Am I covered by compulsory health insurance (CHI)? What should I do if it is not valid? How can I buy a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)? Who will cover the cost of dental prosthetics? This is only a small fraction of the issues that were most concerning to residents who applied to health insurance funds last year. People made phone calls, wrote emails, sent letters by post or personally stopped by to find out the things they cared about.
  • 2020-05-06
    The Government approved today the consolidation project of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in order to optimize the activities of the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) and to make its management structure simpler. Thus, the compulsory health insurance (CHI) would be under responsibility of sole legal entity – NHIF with its regional units – from the beginning of 2021. They would replace the present territorial health insurance funds (THIF).
  • 2020-04-27
    ​The final formalities are at the last stage of preparation, which means that in May already, the entire medical community, i.e., all healthcare workers are expected to receive a salary increase due to the allocation of additional 130 million euros from the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF). The allocation of these funds constitutes the final stage of salary increases for all healthcare workers, which was agreed back in 2017.
  • 2020-04-14
    In order to provide the Lithuanian residents with as many high-quality and safe medical services as possible, the health insurance funds have signed 1,483 agreements with medical institutions this year - three tens more than last year. These services are funded by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF), so patients do not have to pay extra for them.
  • 2020-03-20
    The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) urges the residents staying in Europe, who have compulsory health insurance in Lithuania, to take care about the necessary documents for medical aid immediately. Part of the persons, who are abroad now, have left Lithuania without a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). The specialists urge to contact the NHIF by general e-mail info@vlk.lt immediately so that we could be able to send the certificates replacing EHIC without delay

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Modified: 2020-05-08
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