More and more visitors discover Kaunas as a destination for a health treatment and medical tourism. General practice and diagnostics, odontology, plastic surgery, SPA and rehabilitation centres attract clients from all of Europe. Kaunas meets visitors with a high qualification of doctors also modern equipment and the level of service quality meeting the highest standards. Despite the high quality of services for 3-5 times lower prices compared with Western Europe. Kaunas has also got such benefits, like a cozy and compact city, nature and fresh air, cheap hotels. Kaunas is now connected with direct flights from more than 20 other cities in Europe.
The EU is all about interconnectedness, which means that every EU citizen has the right to access healthcare in any EU country and be reimbursed for the care they receive by their home country. Directive 2011/24/EU on the rights of patients to cross-border healthcare provides an overview of the conditions under which an individual may travel to another EU country for medical care and be reimbursed. It covers healthcare costs as well as the prescription and delivery of medication and medical devices. Read more about this possibility here or contact your healthcare insurance company.