• 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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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 products were compensated for EUR 113 million and benefits for temporary incapacity for work were EUR 117 million.

Compared to the same period last year, financing of health care services grew by 7%, i.e., by EUR 49 million, financing of primary medical care increased by 12%, financing of specialized medical care increased by 6%, financing of nursing increased by 16% and financing of dental care increased by 9%.

In the first half of the year 2015, family primary medical care was financed for a total of EUR 93 million, which is EUR 10 million more than the year before. The increase is due to the price limits that have been growing since the beginning of the year including a second family... Read more



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...



In early February, people will find the Estonian Health Insurance Fund 2016 Information Guide in their mailboxes

During the first weeks of February, the Estonian population will find in their mailboxes the Estonian Health Insurance Fund 2016 Information Guide introducing the national health insurance and functioning of the health care system and the most...



PRESS RELEASE: Screening for colorectal cancer starts thisyear

In the second half of thisyear, the Health Insurance Fund will initiate the financing of the screening for colorectal cancer, which is aimed at people aged 60–69-years old, insured under the statutory health insurance scheme. Early detected...

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