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9416: EU HIGHLIGHTS THE BENEFITS OF HEALTH INSURANCE CARDS

Friday 07 June 2019
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The European Commission is advising people to ensure they carry a European Health Insurance Card if travelling within the EU this summer.

The EHIC card allows people to receive hospital treatment for little or no charge in the event of an accident or sudden illness.

Tim Hayes of the European Commission office in Ireland says the card is free and has multiple cost benefits in the event of a health scare elsewhere with the European Union.

Interviewee: Tim Hayes | Clip duration: 0 minutes 13 seconds | Outwords: a small charge