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)


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Published: 11.12.2012

Last change: 21.04.2016, 09:56