Public health insurance
The public health insurance system in the Czech Republic identifies the following three key participants – as described below:
- Insured Person (the recipient of health care services)
- Healthcare Services Provider (this would be a legal entity that is usually a medical facility that is the provider of healthcare services – this could be a hospital, clinic or emergency care center, etc.; it could also be a natural person who is a healthcare professional licensed to provide healthcare services – such as a doctor, dentist, physiotherapist, etc.).
- Health Insurance Company (an entity or institution, which provides health care insurance coverage to the insured person for the purposes of paying for covered medical services and charges)