TITLE

European impasse over patients' rights directive may be at an end

AUTHOR(S)
Villanueva, Tiago
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE491
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the draft directive that will give European patients' rights to receive health care in other European Union countries. According to the ministers, the directive includes proviso that will require patients to have a prior authorization from national health care authorities in treatment abroad. Trinidad Jim énez, Spain's minister for Health and Social Policies, claims that the directive includes reimbursement and prior authorization requirements.
ACCESSION #
53067656

 

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