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Unforeseen medical treatment - Romania

Emergencies

Call 112

Casa Nationala de Asigurari de Sanatate (National health insurance agency) (site in Romanian only)
Tel: +40 372.309.250

Treatment & costs

Doctors

  • To take advantage of your European Health Insurance Card, you must consult a doctor or a specialist who has a contract with the Romanian public health insurance scheme.
  • Visits and necessary medical exams are reimbursed by the national health insurance agency.

Dentists

  • To take advantage of your European Health Insurance Card , you must consult a dentist who has a contract with the Romanian public health insurance scheme.
  • Dental exams are free of charge for persons 18 and under. For persons over 18, emergency treatment is free of charge and 60% of the costs are reimbursed for treatments included in the medical services package (see Legislation Section).

Hospital treatment

Prescriptions

  • You will be charged the difference between the medicine's reference price (which is covered by the public insurance scheme) and its actual sales price. This is non-refundable in Romania, but you can always seek reimbursement once you return home.

Ambulance

Air ambulance

  • Air ambulance services are provided on the territory of Romania only and only in extreme emergencies.

Reimbursement

Healthcare services are usually free of charge, so there is no reimbursement system. Exceptions might apply to certain dental services, medicines and medical devices – for which you might be charged.

Medical services from providers who do not have a contract with the public health insurance scheme are not reimbursed and you must pay them in full.

If you have had to pay for care, contact your national health insurance provider once you return home to seek reimbursement.

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