EU health card or European Health Insurance Card is the card issued for free of cost whereby the person who is covered by Statutory Social Security Scheme receives medical treatment at reduced rates or for free of cost. This card has replaced E111 certificate in the year 2005 itself and since then it is valid. Here the person gets the right to take healthcare services provided by the state during the temporary stay in one of the EU countries. This treatment may also be availed in countries like European Economic Area and Switzerland.

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