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Have you remembered to renew it? Your health card will expire in just a minute

Are you one of the danes is so lucky that there already is booked ski or sunny break next year, so you must remember to check whether you have track of your insurance policies.

A large number of danes have a EUROPEAN health insurance card, which will expire in 2019.

All the danes were in the 2014 covered by the EUROPEAN health insurance card, popularly called The 'blue card'.

Many were then quick to get the card in the house, and it means that the duration of five years is running out. So have you planned a holiday on the other side of the new year, be sure to check the card's expiration date, sound council from the Withdrawal of Denmark, the issuer of the card.

- the Delivery time on the card is two to three weeks, so you have current travel plans, it is a good idea to order the card in good time for the whole family, says Lise Schou Hansen, centerdirektør in the Payout of Denmark in a press release.

The blue card with in the bag, if you are travelling within the EU and to Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland.

Payout Denmark, however, recommend that you sit into in the rules of the countries you travel to, so you can take a position on its need for private travel insurance.

- The blue EU health insurance card (ehic provides only the right to healthcare, the conditions that apply to the citizens of the country you are staying in. One can, therefore, experience the having to pay the whole or part of the treatment even if you do not have a private travel insurance on top. You must also be aware that the card does not cover repatriation, says Lise Schou Hansen.

And therefore it is perhaps particularly as the skier's extra important to check your own insurance in advance.

Approximately every 10. skier injured on the holiday, and many believe, wrongly, that they are fully covered by The blue health insurance card, but the card covers not treatment at private hospitals and clinics, and as mentioned, nor special repatriation by air ambulance.

The blue health insurance card can be renewed on the, and you get a temporary proof of its eboks, while waiting to get the right card sent to you.

You can renew the card at any time - both before and after the expiration date.

Facts about The blue card,

About 4 million. the danes have a EUROPEAN health insurance card. Approximately 2 million. card expires in 2019.Payout Denmark has since 2014 been responsible for to issue the EUROPEAN health insurance card.The director of Patient safety, as well as the regions for the reimbursement to the citizens, who has laid out for their treatment abroad and meets the conditions for reimbursement.The EUROPEAN health insurance card gives the right to healthcare services on the terms and conditions that apply to the citizens of the country you are staying in. The card does not cover repatriation.Children must have their own card.You must on ski holidays, so be sure your insurance covers skiing, and if you are involved in an accident where another skier gets injured, and you bear the responsibility, you may risk having to pay a big compensation. Check, therefore, also always, if you have a liability in your home insurance or travel insurance.

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