Foreign healthcare systems

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Legal framework: Article 6 of directive 2011/24/EU

National contact points where you can receive information on healthcare in Europe

Each EU or European Economic Area member State is required to set up at least one National Contact Point (NCP) in order to inform patients on their rights with regard to cross-border healthcare:

Before you leave, it is important that you contact these national contact points to get the information you need to ensure that your cross-border care goes forward smoothly.

France's National Contact Point is the Cleiss. Below are the other Member States' NCPs:

In addition, the Cleiss provides information on French and foreign social security systems.

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