• Estonian Health Insurance Fund covers the costs of health services required by the person in case of illness. Our mission is to cover the costs of 1,2 million people for their health services, to help prevent and cure diseases, finance the purchase of medicinal products and medicinal technical aids, and provide the benefits for temporary incapacity for work and other benefits.

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  • Early detection of breast cancer

    EHIF invates women to participate in breast cancer screening. In 2016 we invite women with a valid health insurance who are born in 1956, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 and 1966

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  • Participate in cervical screening

    EHIF invites women to participate in cervical screening. In 2016 we intive women with a valid health insurance who are born in 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986

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  • If you need medical advice, call family physician information line !

    The family physician information line is a nationwide phone, from which you can receive medical advice 24h, dial +372 634 66 30.

  • Childrens are entitled to free dental care

    All citizens who are under 19 years old can get free dental care from dentist who have contract with EHIF.

For the individual

The rights and opportunities of the insured, information on applying for insurance, waiting lists, financial benefits, discount drugs and much more are available here.

For the employer

Here you will find information on how to apply for employee health insurance, how to submit insurance data and certificates of incapacity for work and much more.

The Organisation

Here is the information about Estonian Health Insurance Fund. Economic reports, studies, legislation in force and the document register can be found here.

National contact point

Here you can find answers to questions in which countries and what kind of health care can be received in Europe with the insurance of the Health Insurance Fund.

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e-SENS e-Confirmation pilot takes the next step towards seamless healthcare in the EU

A new e-SENS e-Health pilot brings EU citizens one step closer to having guaranteed easy access to health care when travelling in Member States, even when they can't present a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

Estonia and the Netherlands are the first countries in Europe to test specific e-SENS online processes which allow health insurance entitlements of visiting citizens to be checked - in real time – by communicating with that citizen’s own Member State. According to Tanel Ross, CEO of the Health Insurance Fund in Estonia, this can not only facilitate access to medical care but can also enable doctors to invoice digitally for treatment of their non-resident patients in the future, which will contribute to shortening the throughput time of achieving cross-border financial settlement within healthcare, a process that at present can take up to two years or more... Read more



The Estonian Health Insurance Fund begins to fulfill the objectives of the Contact Point

In the beginning June 1, 2016 the EHIF will take over the responsibilities for the national contact point for cross border medical care from the Ministry of Social Affairs The contact point is an information portal for those who live in Estonia and...



Press release: Financial results of the Estonian Health Insurance Fund FY 2015

In 2015, the total health insurance commissioned from the Health Insurance Fund amounted to EUR 974 million, which is approximately EUR 65 million more than the same period last year. Health care services were financed for EUR 713 million; medicinal...



The health insurance for the people working on the basis of a contract under the law of obligations is related to the submission of the tax return

At the beginning of this year entered into force the amendment to the Health Insurance Act, which changed the conditions for receiving health insurance coverage for a member of the management and control body of a legal entity and by a person...

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