U.S. Travelers Can Benefit From European Travel Health Insurance Card

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European Travel Health Insurance Card

Travelers who go on vacation in one of the 27 European Union countries will be able to pay their health care costs by using the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This card also works in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. It allows the management of medical services required by public health services of the countries concerned. It is available free of charge and is valid for one year.

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Travelers who go on vacation in one of the 27 European Union countries will be able to pay their health care costs by using the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This card also works in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. It allows the management of medical services required by public health services of the countries concerned. It is available free of charge and is valid for one year.

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) ensures that travelers, for example, are insured in France. However, each traveling member of the family, including children, must have their own card.

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The methods of health care vary among countries that are mentioned above. Meanwhile, other countries have signed an agreement with France, which allows on-site support for health spending. It is recommended that the health insurance policy holders that travel to Europe or France make inquires about this provision.

This European travel health insurance card can be ordered from Ameli.fr, which is one of the major health insurance provider in France. There is also a "Guide To Prevention" - a traveler's pack - that can also be ordered free of charge. It includes health tips for travelers that can be applied in various countries.

Those who tour in France for their holidays should think to take their travel health insurance card Vitale in their bags. If the travelers and vacationers see another physician as their treating physician during this period that is out of the network, they can receive a refund according to Sante Medicine, in French.

Written by Armen Hareyan

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