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Health insurance

I am covered by the Luxembourg social security scheme. I intend to go on holiday to the United Kingdom after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU. Will I be entitled to healthcare treatment in the United Kingdom if I get sick or have an accident?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

Under Luxembourg legislation, healthcare treatment received in the United Kingdom during your holiday and recognised as urgent by the social security medical board (contrôle medical de la sécurité sociale) will be reimbursed to you by the Caisse nationale de santé in accordance with the rates provided by the Luxembourg legislation.

I am a Luxembourg student in the United Kingdom. What will happen to my healthcare coverage in the United Kingdom after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

You may remain covered by the Luxembourg health insurance, as a family member of a person insured in Luxembourg.

Healthcare treatment received in the United Kingdom and recognised as urgent by the social security medical board (contrôle medical de la sécurité sociale) will be reimbursed by the Caisse nationale de santé in accordance with the rates provided by the Luxembourg legislation.

I work in the United Kingdom and I am covered by the British social security scheme, but I reside in Luxembourg. How will I be covered for healthcare after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

In order to be covered for healthcare in Luxembourg, you can apply for voluntary insurance via the voluntary health insurance and pay contributions in this regard.

The application must be submitted to the Centre Commun de la Sécurité Sociale 3 months after the withdrawal date at the latest.

I work in the United Kingdom and I am covered by the British social security scheme. My spouse, who is not employed, and my children reside in Luxembourg. How will they be covered for healthcare in Luxembourg?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

Your spouse may apply for the Luxembourg voluntary healthcare insurance and pay contributions in this regard. The application must be submitted to the Centre commun de la sécurité sociale 3 months after the withdrawal date at the latest.

I only have a Luxembourg pension and I reside in the United Kingdom. What will happen to my healthcare coverage?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

Your healthcare coverage will depend on British legislation.

 

I am covered by the Luxembourg social security scheme. Could I go to the United Kingdom to receive specific healthcare treatment needed because of my health condition after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

Expenses for healthcare treatment received in the United Kingdom will be reimbursed, as long as you received prior authorization by the Caisse nationale de santé and based on a reasoned opinion of the social security medical board (contrôle medical de la sécurité sociale).

I have a Luxembourg pension only and I reside in the United Kingdom. After the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, can I still come to Luxembourg to receive medical treatment if I wish to?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

Under Luxembourg legislation, as a recipient of a pension residing outside of Luxembourg, you cannot be covered for healthcare in Luxembourg after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU. Your healthcare coverage will depend on British legislation.

A potential coverage of your treatments received in Luxembourg will also depend on British legislation.

 

I work in Luxembourg and I am covered by the Luxembourg social security scheme but I reside in the United Kingdom. How will I be covered for healthcare after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU?

As European regulations will no longer be applicable after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the provisions applicable will depend on national legislation.

Your healthcare coverage in the United Kingdom will depend on British legislation. As you are covered by the Luxembourg social security scheme through your work, healthcare treatment received in Luxembourg will continue to be covered by the Caisse nationale de santé (National Health Fund).

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