As of 1 January 2023, children from Ukraine with temporary refuge have access to health care in the same way as Slovak children (from 0-18 years of age inclusive). This health care also covers children from Ukraine with health disadvantages and also covers selected medical devices for children from Ukraine up to the same amount as public health insurance for Slovak children. Medical devices partially or fully reimbursed by public health insurance can only be obtained on the recommendation of a specialist doctor with professional competence co tarry out specialised professional activities in the relevant specialisation area under a specific Regulations.
For up-to-date information on therapies and treatments for children from Ukraine with status of a refugee covered by public health insurance, please contact:
General Health Insurance Fund (GIHI): https://www.vszp.sk/ukrajina/
Health Line for Ukraine – Operators provide orientation in the Slovak health system or a quick medical consultation. In Ukrainian, daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by
Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic: https://health.gov.sk/?pomoc-ukrajine
Current scope of health care for expatriates, including the scope of reimbursement of medical devices (in Slovak): https://health.gov.sk/?urcenie-rozsahu-potrebnej-zdravotnej-starostlivosti
Organisations providing assistance with the procurement of medical devices
Association of the Deaf of Slovakia
Provides assistance to deaf people arriving from Ukraine, including help in securing aids, sign language interpretation, etc. https://aneps.sk/aneps-pomaha-ukrajine-nepocujucim/
NGO providing specialist health care and medical aids for vulnerable people, both in the ambulance and through mobile teams licensed to practise self-service medicine .