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Case Law C-268/13 (09/10/2014)

Type: Judgment

Authority: European Authorities: Euopean Union' Court of Justice

Date: 10/09/2014

Subject: The Court affirmed that the reimbursement of medical expenses incurred in another Member State cannot be refused where it is because of a lack of medication and basic medical supplies and infrastructure that the hospital treatment concerned cannot be provided in good time in the insured person’s Member State of residence. The question whether that is impossible must be determined by reference to all the hospital establishments in that Member State that are capable of providing the treatment in question and by reference to the period within which the treatment could be received in good time.

Parties: Elena Petru

Classification: Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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