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National Contact Point for cross-border healthcare in the EU/EEA

Updated 22 June 2017

Danish Patient Safety Authority, International Health Insurance, is the Danish national coordinating contact point for cross-border healthcare in other EU/EEA states.

Directive 2011/24/EU (Directive on patients' rights on cross border healthcare) clarifies the right of patients to receive healthcare in other EU/EEA states than the state of residence.

The Authority provide general guidance on the rights to reimbursement of costs for treatment received in another EU/EEA state.

The Authority likewise provide general guidance to insured persons from other EU/EEA states looking for treatment in Denmark.

The patient advisers in each of the five regions provide specific guidance for Danish citizens, who want treatment abroad.

The patient advisers likewise provide specific guidance to insured persons from other EU/EEA states, who are looking for treatment in Denmark.