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Advanced health care at a high professional level is very expensive and it is necessary to make sure that every foreigner is adequately insured so that in case of illness or injury, there were no problems associated with payment of the health care.

The following are references to the Czech legislation that was used as the source of the information provided in this document:

  • Resolution of the Czech National Council No. 2/1993, on “The Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms”, which is part of the basic rights constitutionally guaranteed in the Czech Republic.
  • Act No. 48/1997 Coll., on public health insurance and on changes to certain related laws, as last amended.
  • Act No. 592/1992 Coll., on premiums for general health insurance, as last amended.
  • Act No. 258/2000 Coll., on the protection of public health and on changes to certain related laws, as last amended.
  • Act No. 372/2011 Coll., on health services and the terms and conditions for the providing of such services (The Act on Healthcare Services), as amended by Act No. 167/2012 Coll.
  • Act No. 373/2011 Coll., on specific health services, as last amended by Act No. 167/2012 Coll.
  • Act No. 374/2011 Coll., on emergency medical [rescue] services, as last amended by Act No. 385/2012 Coll.
  • Act No. 551/1991 Coll., on the General Health Insurance Company of the Czech Republic [in Czech, “VZP”], as last amended.
  • Act No. 280/1992 Coll., on departmental, professional, business and other health insurance companies, as last amended.
  • Act No. 378/2007 Coll., on pharmaceuticals and on changes to certain related laws, as last amended.
  • Act No. 123/2000 Coll., on medical devices and on changes to certain related laws, as last amended

 

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Published: 10.12.2012

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