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Ehic Card

Irvine, United...
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Ehic Card

Now that croatia is a member of the EU - can the EHIC (european health Insurance) card be used?

I've looked online and its not very clear!

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll...
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1. Re: Ehic Card

Yes it can be used in all EU countries

Irvine, United...
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2. Re: Ehic Card

The UK government website suggests otherwise?

Zagreb, Croatia
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3. Re: Ehic Card

if you can use ehic in France or Germany, then you can use it equally in Croatia. Ask the UK government why it suggests otherwise. It shouldn't.

Irvine, United...
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Thanks again happybypleasure!

Its these government website links I was looking at:

https:/…croatia

nhs.uk/NHSEngland/…Non-EEAcountries.aspx

I wonder if the websites just havent been updated - which is a bit of a fail by the powers that be if thats the case!

Zagreb, Croatia
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5. Re: Ehic Card

you're welcome!

one page was updated in June, another says countries outside of EEA. Well, things have changed on 1 July...

Brussels, Belgium
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Note that the UK authorities finally updated their website on 22 July, 3 weeks after Croatia joined the EU! It now refers specifically to EHIC for Croatia: https:/…health

Irvine, United...
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Eventually! Thanks for the heads up

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