Austria is the Member State of affiliation for persons insured in Austria and getting medical treatment in another country. Under Patient Mobility Directive 2011/24/EU, these persons are entitled to a healthcare service in other EU Member States and in the EEA States Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway, and to reimbursement of the expenses.
The Directive does not apply to services in the areas of long-term care, organ transplants, and public vaccination programs.
The key information and the first steps to consider for obtaining cross-border healthcare are summarized in the following:
Leaflet "Know before you go"