The Health Care provided under the Regulations The Health Care provided under the Regulations

The Health Care Surveillance Authority acts as liaison body for benefits in kind under the Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the coordination of social security systems and the Regulation (EC) No 987/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on laying down the procedure for implanting Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems (hereinafter “Regulations”). This responsibility is also reflected in the Act No. 581/2004 Coll. on health insurance companies, healthcare supervision and on the amendment and supplementing of certain laws, as amended, Article 18.


When being provided with the health care under the Regulations below mentioned entitlement documents can be used by insured persons.

Title of portable document

Name

E-form

issued in the Slovak Republic by/registered in the Slovak Republic by

Registering for health care cover

S1

E106, E109, E120,E121

Health insurance company

Entitlement to scheduled treatment

S2

E112

Health insurance company

Medical treatment for former cross-border worker in former country of work

S3

-

Health insurance company

Entitlement to Health care cover under insurance against Accidents at work and Occupational Diseases

DA1

E123 (can be used also for scheduled treatment in connection with the accident at work)

Health insurance company

European Health Insurance Card

EPZP

 

Health insurance company

Certificate concerning the Social Security legislation which applies to the holder

A1

E101

Sociálna poisťovňa (Social Insurance Agency)

 

As for access to health care during a temporary stay in the Slovak Republic, click here: Access to Health Care during a temporary stay in the Slovak Republic

If necessary, the Health Care Surveillance Authority communicates with counterparties in other Member States, for contact details please click here: contacts

There are three health insurance companies dealing with the public health insurance in the Slovak Republic:
General Health Insurance Company, Inc. - Všeobecná zdravotná poisťovňa, a. s. www.vszp.sk
Health Insurance Company Dôvera, Inc. – Dôvera zdravotná poisťovnňa, a. s. www.dovera.sk
Union Health Insurance Company, Inc. – Union zdravotná poisťovňa, a. s. www.unionzp.sk 
Finally, all details about the European Union can be found here: http://europa.eu/index_sk.htm

 

The health care provided under the Directive 2011/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare

In October 2013 the Directive 2011/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare was implemented in the Slovak legal provisions. Based on this fact, the Health Care Surveillance Authority started to act also as a contact point. This responsibility is also reflected in the Act No. 581/2004 Coll. on health insurance companies, healthcare supervision and on the amendment and supplementing of certain laws, as amended, Article 18.

Detailed information on entitlements and reimbursement of costs for cross-border health care can be found at the National Contact Point portal: www.nkm.sk 

The health care provided under bilateral agreements

Individual bilateral agreements on social security can be found at: www.employment.gov.sk

Information on bilateral agreements on health care can be found at: www.health.gov.sk

The Health Care Surveillance Authority acts as a contact point when implementing the Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Serbia on social security.