About: cross-border health care

Digital & Media 18-08-2017

EU-funded digital health tool tested to help immigrants

EU-funded software to help immigrants access healthcare services in European countries was tested for the first time this summer in Spanish health centres.

Thyssen proposes rules to fight ‘populist’ charges of welfare tourism

EU countries will be able to deny unemployment benefits to someone from another member state if they have worked less than three months in the country where they're seeking support, under new rules proposed today (13 December).
Health 19-09-2016

Pharma industry ‘cannot escape’ drug price talks, say patient groups

Patient groups and the pharmaceutical sector agree that access to medicines needs to be improved - but the way to do it seems to divide them. EURACTIV.com reports from Sofia.
Brexit 04-05-2016

Legal limbo for 2m Brits living in EU after Brexit, report warns

The 2 million UK citizens currently living abroad in the EU would face years of legal limbo over their futures, a report by senior British politicians warned today (4 May.)
Health 01-12-2015

MedTech: Investing in medical technology can fix inefficiencies

Healthcare systems must pay for the medical technology bill - but they should do it smartly, so that therapies, used in the right way with the right patients, can help save costs, MedTech's chief executives believe.
Health 03-10-2012

EU health forum hears alarm bells over budget cuts, inefficiencies

SPECIAL REPORT / Europe’s healthcare systems need to reform to avoid being crushed by vanishing resources, corruption and structural deficiencies, policymakers convening in Austria for the Gastein Health Forum will be told today (3 October).
Health 19-01-2011

Final vote paves way for EU cross-border health care

An historic vote in the European Parliament today (19 January) paved the way for residents to seek health care anywhere in the European Union, expanding rights that would primarily help patients with rare diseases and people living near national borders.
Health 22-12-2010

Hungary to push healthcare ‘tourism’ at EU helm

The incoming Hungarian EU Presidency will try to encourage healthcare "tourism" in Europe as the EU tries to push through new legislation to facilitate cross-border treatment.