With more and more people travelling within the EU, what happens if a European citizen needs healthcare in another Member State, and especially, what about the cost?
The European Health Insurance Card covers the costs if you fall ill during a trip in another EU country. Costs are also covered for patients who have been authorized by their national health system to go toanother Member State for medical treatments. But what happens if the authorization is not granted?
Interviews:Nick Fahy, European Commission DG Health and Consumer Protection
Monique Shloupt, Hansel's mother / Head of the French Gorham Disease Association
Dr Juan Carlos Lopez-Gutierrez, La Paz Hospital, Madrid
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