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Public Healthcare In Spain - Entitlement And Dependants

Info in English from the Spanish Social Security (INSS or CAIS) on who are entitled to public healthcare and when you are, who you can register as your dependants ‘beneficiarios’. Also info on formalities, how to check your entitleme

Need Financial Or Practical Help Getting To Regular Hospital Appointments?

From the AECC (Spanish Cancer Association) website. “Provision of health transport: favoring access to health care of the National Health System, to patients who, due to clinical impossibility, or geographical distance from the health cent

Diabetes And Driving Licence

Information from the Foundation for Diabetes in Spain: In accordance with a European Directive on the same subject, since September 2010, the period of validity of driving licenses for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes (requiring treatment

How To Apply For The Convenio Especial Andalucia

Convenios: Special agreements for the provision of healthcare They are agreements for health care for people with effective residency in Spain who do not have the status of insured or beneficiaries of the National Health System, by paying an eco

Special Convenio For Non Professional Carers Of Dependent Family

If you are taking care of a family member and have obtained recognition as such and are receiving economic benefits through the Ley de Dependencia, and you are not a professional carer, you can subscribe to a special Convenio with the Tesorería

Unplanned Healthcare Abroad - Payments And Reimbursements

Info on how to act with and without EHIC / TSE.   INFO FROM THE EU The relevant authority to claim reimbursement of costs made abroad, would be the INSS. No forms available online, you will have to make an appointment at the office that cov

Children With Special Needs In Public Schools

Public schools are given the means to cater for special needs children, depending on the demand at a specific school. It’s essential to provide full information with regards to any special needs of your child, when you first register them,

Ehic Misuse-holder May Be Liable For Full Cost Of Treatment

CAB continues to advise Expats in Spain and visitors alike about the rights obligations when applying and Using a European Health card (EHIC) issued in your country for use in Spain. State pensioners aside, the EHIC is intended for use for tempo

Eu/non-eu Citizens Right To Apply For The Ehic

All citizens who are insured for public healthcare or have healthcare cover by a European member state including Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, are entitled to a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). Spanish equivalent is the T

Prescription - Asked For ´visado´?

Similar to a controlled drug, “visado” referring to the conditions of prescription and dispensing of medicines. 1. The Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs may proceed to the imposition of a visa in the following cases: a) Drugs s

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