Delayed implementation - consequences for patients

A directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2011\/24\/EU of March 9, 2011, on the application of patients ' rights in cross-border healthcare (hereinafter referred to as "the directive") shall grant patients the opportunity to benefit from health services outside the country, and then apply for reimbursement  of costs. The directive defined the time for its implementation to national legal systems-the term expired on 25 October 2013. Polish legislature introduced changes only by an act of 10 October 2014, amending the law on health care benefits financed from public funds and change some laws (hereinafter referred to as "changing Act"), which entered into force on 15 November 2014.

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