Anyone who pays social contributions in Belgium and receives reimbursement for their medical costs from their Belgian health insurance fund (e.g. employees, unemployed, self-employed), can apply for an EHIC.
You can rely on your health insurance fund even when you are abroad!
Thanks to Mediphone Assist, the travel assistance service of the 3 Independent Health Insurance Funds, you can enjoy your holiday or travel abroad without any worries.
Mediphone Assist is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on +32 (0) 2 778 94 94
If you unexpectedly need emergency medical care during your stay, you have to call Mediphone Assist within 48 hours!
takes care of:
Pay the hospitalisation fees in a foreign hospital and certain other medical expenses.
Repatriate the patient to Belgium if necessary for medical reasons.
Informing the family
Inform family members.
Provide information about foreign hospitals, doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Give medical advice and exchange information with foreign doctors.