Health care services covered for the foreign nationals by the czech ministry of the interior


This provision applies to applicants for temporary asylum (residence in the Czech Republic) and their children. In accordance with the provisions of Act No. 221/2003 Coll. on the temporary protection of foreign nationals, as last amended, these applicants staying in the territory of the Czech Republic are provided with free health care that falls within the range of healthcare services covered by the insurance described in Act No. 48/1997 Coll., on public health insurance, as last amended. This free care is provided for the period of time required for the applicant to file a motion against a decision of the Ministry of Interior (Section 17, Subsection 1) and for the period of time required to render a judgment on this application – provided the application is granted a suspensory effect, Such persons will also be similarly provided with healthcare in the case of mandatory quarantine or other measures related to the protection of public health.

A child born to a foreign national, who is under temporary asylum and is residing in the Czech Republic, is provided with free health care in the Czech Republic as discussed in the preceding paragraph – until a decision is made on granting temporary asylum (Section 28 of the Act on Temporary Protection).

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Published: 11.12.2012

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