The Cross Border Directive (CBD) allows to citizens of EU countries to get healthcare in another EU or EEA member state and be reimbursed for that at home by National Health Service.
The most common reasons why people would choose going abroad for medical treatment –
Persons have rights to be reimbursed only for medical treatment –
To use elective health services in another country and be refunded under the CBD the person must –
☝️The EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive is no longer available for citizens of the United Kingdom.
Please read more about regulations for the CBD in Ireland here.
Please watch a conversation with a Weight Loss Latvia Bariatric patient from Ireland about the CBD here.
Cross-Border Healthcare Directive Department
St Canice’s Hospital
Tel: (056) 778 4546
Email: [email protected]
We @Weight Loss Latvia will be happy to help you with all the necessary information and documentation to apply for the EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive.