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13/12/2016

Fairness at the heart of Commission's proposal to update EU rules on social security coordination

Today the European Commission is presenting a revision of the EU legislation on social security coordination.

European Health Insurance Card 20/07/2015

European Health Insurance Card: over 200 million Europeans already carry one

Almost 206 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2014.

EU social security coordination rules: have your say! 17/07/2015

EU social security coordination rules: have your say!

This week the European Commission has launched a public consultation on the EU rules on social security coordination.

Man working on his computer at the beach 13/07/2015

Summer: useful tips for travellers and students

With the summer holiday season starting, millions of Europeans are planning trips across the continent and beyond, while many young people have finished school and wondering what to do next.

Travel light: pack your European Health Insurance Card this winter!
15/12/2014

Travel light: pack your European Health Insurance Card this winter!

A very unusual passenger is the protagonist of a new promotional video on the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Storyboard competition: winners announced! 08/09/2014

Storyboard competition: winners announced!

A medieval knight in armour will be promoting the European Health Insurance Card in a video soon! This concept was most popular amongst the voters of the 'European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) Storyboard Competition'.

European Health Insurance Card: almost 200 million Europeans already carry one 24/06/2014

European Health Insurance Card: almost 200 million Europeans already carry one

Almost 200 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2013. This represents 37.4% of the insured population in the EU. The number of EHIC holders is steadily increasing, with 8 million more citizens carrying it in 2013 compared to the previous year (+4%).

Commission welcomes final adoption of Directive on supplementary pension rights 15/04/2014

Commission welcomes final adoption of Directive on supplementary pension rights

The European Commission welcomes the final adoption by the European Parliament of the Directive improving the protection of supplementary pension rights for mobile workers.

A nurse packing her luggage next to a car 13/01/2014

Commission publishes guide on application of ‘Habitual Residence Test’ for social security

A practical guide on the 'Habitual Residence Test' to help Member States apply EU rules on the coordination of social security for EU citizens that have moved to another Member State has been published by the European Commission.

Man and woman getting off train 25/11/2013

Free movement of people: five actions to benefit citizens, growth and employment in the EU

The joint responsibility of Member States and the EU institutions to uphold EU citizens' rights to live and work in another EU country is underlined in a policy paper just adopted by the European Commission.


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