Health Insurance in Lithuania
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Coronavirus: the most important information and contacts you should know
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.
Important for the persons staying abroad: the NHIF urges to contact immediately for medical aid
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 firstname.lastname@example.org immediately so that we could be able to send the certificates replacing EHIC without delay
The NHIF is going to provide remote services to the residents
Due to the extreme situation and quarantine announced in Lithuania, the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) is going to provide remote services to the residents of the country starting with the 16th of March, Monday.
Medical aid abroad: some will be covered by the NHIF and some by private insurance
The National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF) informs that due to extreme situation, the Lithuanian residents, who have compulsory health insurance and stay in the EU Member States, have European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) and may continue using the guarantees granted by them.
Good news to the Lithuanian residents – the health card will be mailed free of charge
The National Health Insurance Fund starts a new service. All the persons insured by compulsory health insurance (CHI) will be able to receive a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) by mail – registered mail in Lithuania – free of charge from now on.
The latest research on medications: residents spent 17 million euro less on medications last year
According to the data of the National Health Insurance Fund under the Ministry of Health (NHIF), the National Health Insurance Fund paid 71,5 million euros more for compensated medications last year than year before last. At the same time, the surcharges of residents were reduced even by 17 million euros last year.
The most popular route in search for health leads to Latvia
Over EUR 113,000 were allocated from the budget of the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF) for medical treatment of Lithuanian citizens abroad. 157 residents have applied to the health insurance funds for reimbursement of cross-border healthcare costs. The most recent statistics show that the most popular health route leads to neighbouring Latvia.