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Welcome to the website of the Belgian National Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare.
How am I to get treatment as an EU citizen in another EU member state? How are medical expenses reimbursed? Who is responsible for the quality and the safety of the care provided? Answers to those and other questions will be provided by this website.
If you are an EU citizen and you wish to obtain information on the Belgian healthcare system, please click on the following link:
Information on the Belgian healthcare system
If you are insured by a Belgian insurance company (national health service) and you wish to obtain information on reimbursement for medical treatment provided in another EU member state, please click on the following link:
Healthcare in another country of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland
If you are insured by an insurance company (national health service) of another member state and you wish to obtain information on reimbursement for healthcare or treatment provided by or fees charged by Belgian authorised care providers, please contact your own insurance company or the National Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare of the member state in which you are insured.
The following link provides you with the contact details of the National Contact Points of the other EU member states.
If certain items remain unclear after consulting our website of if you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us using this form. We will do our best to answer your question as soon as possible.
Who are we?
Read more about the partners who have participated in drawing-up and creating this website.
- More information on the legal framework of this National Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare can be found here.
- For information on the European Directive 2011/24/EU EU, please click here.
- You can find more information about cross-border healthcare in the Manual for Patients.
DIRECTIVE 2011/24/EU PDF document - 865 KB
Glossary of the website of the Belgian National Contact Point for Cross-Border Healthcare PDF document - 45.86 KB
top_10_mistakes_patients_make_in_cross-border_healthcare.pdf PDF document - 86.71 KB