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  1. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Consolidated version of the Act No. 580/2004 on health insurance. (Zákon 580/2004 Z.z. o zdravotnom poistení)

    Adoption: 2005-10-14 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | SVK-2005-L-72642

    First Part: Basic provisions
    Second Part: Public health insurance
    Third Part: Calculation of premiums for public health insurance
    Fourth Part: Common and transitory provisions

  2. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 576/2004 on health care and on services related to health care.

    Adoption: 2004-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | SVK-2004-L-71012

    Defines inter alia the rights and obligations of moral and physical persons in the field of health care. Also regulates the governmental involvement in the dispensation of health care.
    Part 1: Basic provisions
    Part 2: Dispensation of health care and services relative to this dispensation.
    Part 3: Health documentation
    Part 4: Health care in special cases
    Head I: Biomedical research
    Head II: Taking, conservation and transport of samples of organs, tissues and cells
    Head III: Sterilization
    Part 5: Procedure in case of death
    Part 6: Information structure of the health care sector
    Part 7: Governmental involvement
    Part 8: Common, transitory and final provisions

  3. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 244/2004 on extension of health care covered by the public health insurance and on coverage of services in relation with health care

    Adoption: 2004-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | SVK-2004-L-71036

    Incorporates into the Slovak legal system EU Directive No. 89/105/EEC from 21 December 1988.
    (Repeals following Acts: 98/1995, 222/1996, 251/1997, 332/1997, 140/1998, 17/1999, 3/2000, 118/2002, 534/2002, 138/2003, 256/2003, 579/2003 and 599/2003; as well as following ordinances: 7/2000, 8/2000, 29/2000, 50/2000, 126/2000, 488/2000, 489/2000, 399/2001, 400/2001 and 169/2003.

  4. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 437/2004 on compensation for pain, for deteriorated social and work capacity and to amend Act No. 273/1994 on health insurance.

    Adoption: 2004-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-01 | SVK-2004-L-71037

    Regulates, inter alia, conditions of eligibility for receiving benefits due to a physical pain and/or deteriorated social and work capacity; and conditions of determination of the degree of pain and deterioration of social and work capacity.

    Also includes minor modifications to consolidated Act No. 273/1994.

  5. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 462/2003 on compensation of wages in case of temporary work incapacity.

    Adoption: 2003-10-30 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | SVK-2003-L-67709

    Regulates the eligibility to compensation of wages in case of temporary work incapacity of an employee.

  6. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 280/1997 on the Common Medical Insurance Scheme.

    Adoption: 1997-10-02 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1997-10-01 | SVK-1997-L-56333

    Regulates the creation of the Common Medical Insurance, its organisational structure, the provision of medical insurance and its financing.

  7. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 98/1995 of 9 March 1995 on medical rules.

    Adoption: 1995-03-09 | SVK-1995-L-42925

    Inter alia provides for preventive health measures to be taken in factories (regular check-ups for employees engaging in skin-damaging labour or any other dangerous work).

  8. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 42/1995 of 20 February 1995 on hospital insurance for employees (full wording of all Acts from 1956 to 1994).

    Adoption: 1995-02-20 | SVK-1995-L-42926

  9. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 242/1994 to amend Act No. 193/1992 on the National Health Fund.

    Adoption: 1994-08-24 | SVK-1994-L-40576

    Adds, inter alia, a new paragraph on proceeds from privatisation of medical institutions.

  10. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act on Health Care (No. 277 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994-08-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | SVK-1994-L-68368

    Comprehensive legislation on provision of health care, organisation of health care, and rights and duties of natural and legal persons in implementing health care. Divided into 12 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-3) contains basic provisions. Part 2 (s. 4-16) regulates provision of health care. Part 3 (s. 17-27) deals with forms and organisation of providing health care. Part 4 (s. 28-36) regulates provision of health care in private health institutions. Part 5 (s. 37-49) makes provision for special health care. Part 6 (s. 50-53) regulates procedures in case of death. Part 7 (s. 54-56) deals with health workers and other professional workers in health services. Part 8 (s. 57-58) deals with achieving and developing new knowledge. Part 9 (s. 59-71) makes provision for natural balneotherapeutical spas and natural therapeutical springs. Part 10 (s. 72-73) provides for participation of professional organisations, professional corporations and civil congregations in providing health care. Part 11 (s. 74-78) regulates execution of state administration in the field of health. Part 12 (s. 79-81) contains common and final provisions.

  11. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 201/1994 on health insurance for railway personnel.

    Adoption: 1994-07-13 | Date of entry into force: 1994-10-01 | SVK-1994-L-41178

    Part I deals with the basic regulations. Part II concerns the bodies of insurance and Part III the management of insurance. Part IV regulates contracts with medical institutions. Part V provides for supervisory procedures.

  12. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 163/1994 to amend Notification No. 221/1993 on the scope and conditions of insurance reimbursement for contractual medical institutions.

    Adoption: 1994-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-01 | SVK-1994-M-40582

    Regulations on medical services contain a point system and maximal tariffs for health services. The national insurance reimburses contractual medical institutions according to those regulations. The Ministry of Finance fixes maximal tariffs for each point and each medical service.

  13. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 162/1994 on regulations of the medical services of the military health insurance.

    Adoption: 1994-06-01 | SVK-1994-R-40580

    Health insurance includes the following services: preventive treatment, stomatological care, medication and medical aid.

  14. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 18/1994 of the Ministry of the Interior on health insurance.

    Adoption: 1994-01-11 | SVK-1994-R-40600

    Defines conditions and scope of health care as financed by the health fund of the Ministry of the Interior. Health care comprises of preventive measures, stomatological care, medication and medical assistance. Also contains provisions on health care for employees working in an environment with increased health risk.

  15. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 159/1993 to amend Act No. 14/1993 on national book-keeping and other changes in laws on social security.

    Adoption: 1993-07-09 | Date of entry into force: 1993-08-01 | SVK-1993-L-41195

    Provides that employers must contribute insurance fees amounting to 9 percent of the total salaries paid for disabled employees' health, hospital and retirement insurance. Also fixes at 1 percent of the total salaries paid the amount to contributed by employers to the disabled workers' employment fund.

  16. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Act No. 7/1993 on installation and financing of health, hospital and retirement insurance.

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | SVK-1992-L-40466

    Concerns the installation, organization and activities of the National Insurance Company. Provides for the financing and the services of compulsory health, hospital and retirement insurance. Health insurance includes prevention and treatment of diseases and assistance in cases of infertility (paragraph 4). Hospital insurance includes sickness benefit, financial help for motherhood and pregnancy (paragraph 5). Retirement insurance includes pensions for elderly people, disabled persons, widows, widowers and orphans (paragraph 6).

  17. Slovakia - Medical care and sickness benefit - Law, Act

    Law No. 9/1993 on health insurance and working of the health insurance fund.

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | SVK-1992-L-40468

    Health insurance is compulsory for all Slovak citizens living in Slovakia, Slovak and foreign employees of companies with headquarters or subsidiaries in Slovakia, for self-employed workers with residence in Slovakia and for political refugees. The insurance provides free medical treatment, medicine and medical aid during sickness.


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