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Treatment Benefit and EC Regulations

If you do not qualify for Treatment Benefit on your Irish social insurance record, but you worked and made social contributions within the European Economic Area (EEA) you may use your social insurance record in that country to help you qualify, provided you have paid at least one PRSI contribution at Class A, E, H or P since you returned to Ireland.

Countries covered are:
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Republic of Cyprus (Cyprus South)
  • Romania
  • Slovak Republic 
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • the Netherlands
  • the United Kingdom(Bilateral Agreement for the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man)

 

EU Member States

The following are the EU Member States, other than the Republic of Ireland where you can be treated and receive payment under the Treatment Benefit scheme:
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Republic of Cyprus (Cyprus South)
  • Slovak Republic 
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • the Netherlands
  • the United Kingdom

Note:
You should contact Treatment Benefit Section before you travel for an application form and details of the amounts the Department will pay.

 
Last modified:31/01/2016
 

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