Classes of Rights under Compulsory Health Insurance
Compulsory health insurance covers the insured persons, to the extent defined by statute:
- the right to health care services;
- and the right to financial compensation.
The right to health care services comprises the services at the primary health care level, including dentistry, health care services in certain types of social care institutions, specialist out-patient services, hospital and tertiary level services.
In addition to medical services, the right to health care services also encompasses the right to health resort treatment, rehabilitation treatment, transport by ambulance and other vehicles, medicaments, medical devices and several other rights.
Under compulsory health insurance, the insured persons are entitled to financial compensations, as follows:
- compensation of lost salary during temporary absence from work;
- reimbursement of travelling expenses related to implementation of health care services.