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Original name: Zákon ze dne 7. brezna 1997 o verejném zdravotním pojistení
Name: Act No. 48/1997 on Public Health Insurance [as amended].
Country: Czechia
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997
Entry into force:
ISN: CZE-1997-L-63369
Bibliography: Act on-line in Czech Act on-line in Czech Sbőârka zaâkonu, Czech Republic PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-11-08)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on public health insurance and on scope and conditions for providing health care. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 contains fundamental provisions. Part 2 deals with insurance contributions, Part 3 with rights and duties of contribution payers, Part 4 with rights and duties of insured persons, and Part 5 with provision of health and medical care and payment for care. Part 6 contains provisions regarding health insurance companies. Part 7 provides for fines and contribution surcharges; Part 8 for health care establishment network. Part 9 contains joint provisions, and Part 10 transitory and concluding provisions. Part 11 lists amendments to other acts. Available in English.
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