Medical services

Here you can find the information you need to benefit from the medical services settled by the social health insurance system. Law 95/2006 regulates the field of public health. The information is provided by the Ministry of Labor and the National Health Insurance House. You can find more information on https://www.ms.ro and https://cnas.ro/

Because we want you to be informed and to be able to benefit from the medical services you are entitled to, you can ask us any question at workandlive.ro@gmail.com.

Where do I buy the medicines I need?

Medicines, compensated or not, are given on prescription by doctors who have a contract with the health insurance companies. For prescriptions provided in outpatient treatment, only online electronic prescriptions are used, and in justified cases,…

Where do I buy the medicines I need?

How can I benefit from hospitalization if I need it?

Individuals who are insured can be admitted based on the hospitalization ticket. This can be issued by the family doctor, a specialist doctor, a physician from medical-social assistance units, or an occupational health physician. More…

How can I benefit from hospitalization if I need it?

What is the “referral ticket” from the general practitioner?

“The referral ticket” from the family doctor is a special form, unique nationwide, drawn up in two copies. One copy remains with the doctor who issued the referral, and one copy is given to the insured person, who submits it to the provider of…

What is the “referral ticket” from the general practitioner?

What medical services can I access with the European Health Insurance Card?

With the European Health Insurance Card, you have the right to access services provided by family doctors, specialist doctors, or dentists working in clinics contracted with the health insurance house. Additionally, you are entitled to emergency…

What medical services can I access with the European Health Insurance Card?

Can I obtain the European Health Insurance Card online?

Depending on the County Health Insurance House where you are registered, the procedure for applying for the European Health Insurance Card may be slightly different. Most health insurance houses accept the submission of documents through one of…

Can I obtain the European Health Insurance Card online?

Who can submit the application for issuing the European Health Insurance Card?

The application must be submitted by the direct beneficiary of the European Health Insurance Card. In case the beneficiary cannot be present, the authorized person will need to additionally submit the following documents: A copy of the identity…

Who can submit the application for issuing the European Health Insurance Card?

What are the information displayed on the European Health Insurance Card?

The European Health Insurance Card must contain the following visible information: Name and surname of the insured person; Personal identification number of the insured; Date of birth and Card expiration date, and others. More information on…

What are the information displayed on the European Health Insurance Card?

How long does it take to receive the European Health Insurance Card?

The European Health Insurance Card is typically issued within seven working days from the date you submitted your application and it was registered. The card will be sent to the address specified in your application via mail. More information on…

How long does it take to receive the European Health Insurance Card?

How can I obtain the European Health Insurance Card?

To obtain the European Health Insurance Card, you need to follow the steps below: Complete the application for the issuance of the European Health Insurance Card. Apply, along with the required documents, to the Health Insurance Fund where…

How can I obtain the European Health Insurance Card?

What documents do I need to obtain the European Health Insurance Card?

To acquire a European Health Insurance Card, you must demonstrate your insured status in Romania and submit the following documents to your respective Health Insurance Fund: a copy of your identification document, a copy of a document verifying…

What documents do I need to obtain the European Health Insurance Card?

For how long is a European Health Insurance Card valid?

The European Health Insurance Card is valid for 24 months from the date of issuance, and you can request a new one up to one month before its expiration. More information on https://ms.ro We are waiting for all your questions at…

For how long is a European Health Insurance Card valid?

Do I have to pay for the European Health Insurance Card?

The European Health Insurance Card is issued to you free of charge by the Health Insurance Fund to which you are insured. However, if you have lost the card and request a duplicate, you will be required to pay a fee of 8.33 lei, either at the…

Do I have to pay for the European Health Insurance Card?

What information appears on the European Health Insurance Card?

The European Health Insurance Card must display the following visible information: Name and surname of the insured person; Personal identification number of the insured; Date of birth; Expiry date of the card. More information on…

What information appears on the European Health Insurance Card?

What does “Temporary stay” mean?

Temporary stay refers to traveling to one of the European Union member states / European Economic Area / Swiss Confederation / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for a period of up to 6 months, for tourist, professional, family,…

What does “Temporary stay” mean?

Where can I use the European Health Insurance Card?

You can use the European Health Insurance Card during a temporary stay in any of the 26 European Union member states (excluding Romania), in the member countries of the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway), on the territory of…

Where can I use the European Health Insurance Card?

Who can request the European Health Insurance Card?

The European Health Insurance Card can be requested by any person who proves their status as insured in the social health insurance system in Romania. Mai multe informații pe https://ms.ro We are waiting for all your questions at…

Who can request the European Health Insurance Card?

What is the European Health Insurance Card and when do I need it?

The European Health Insurance Card is the document that entitles you to the necessary medical benefits for a short stay in one of the Member States of the European Union. With this card, you have free or much reduced-cost access to medical…

What is the European Health Insurance Card and when do I need it?

What is the duration of the private health insurance contract?

Initially, the contract for private health insurance is concluded for a period of one year, with the possibility of an extension for another 12 months after the insurance policy has expired. More information on https://cnas.ro/ We are waiting…

What is the duration of the private health insurance contract?

What services are included in the private health insurance?

In general, the medical services included in private health insurance may involve laboratory tests, consultations, specialized investigations, hospitalization expenses, surgical interventions, and other imaging investigations, radiology, etc. These…

What services are included in the private health insurance?

How do I choose the right private insurance policy?

When choosing the company with which you will conclude an insurance policy, it is important to consider the following: – Check the reliability of the insurance company you want to approach. – Look for a flexible policy so that you can…

How do I choose the right private insurance policy?