• 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 2017 we invite women with a valid health insurance who are born in 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965 and 1967.

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  • Participate in cervical screening

    EHIF invites women to participate in cervical screening. In 2017 we intive women with a valid health insurance who are born in 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982 and 1987.

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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.

  • Children 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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SURVEY: Assessment of the Estonian population - the quality of health care is good, but the availability of health care is a matter of concern

Most of Estonia's population assesses the quality of medical care to be good, and the awareness of the population in the field of e-health services is growing. However, over the years there has been a slight decrease in people's satisfaction with the availability of medical care. The results are revealed the annual survey “The Estonian population’s estimates on health and health care in 2016” commissioned by the Ministry of Social Affairs and the Health Insurance Fund.

"People's assessment of the quality of health care has remained high over the years, at the same time, the people's concern about the availability of medical care increased," said Maris Jesse, the Deputy Secretary General of Health for the Ministry of Social Affairs. "To improve the situation, the Ministry of Social Affairs will this week submit to the government the proposals of sustainability for health care funding."

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Dental care benefits provide all adults with the opportunity to visit a dentist at least once a year

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