• 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.

  • 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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Estonian Health Insurance Fund contributes in the EU social and healthcare politics

International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM) adopted a position about the EU Pillar of Social Rights on at their General Assembly meeting in Paris on 24th of November 2016. The Pillar of Social Rights contributes to sustainable access to good quality healthcare for all EU citizens. The Estonian Health Insurance Fund, as a member of AIM network, has endorsed the EU politics by contributing in the Pillar.

In their position the members of AIM network find that in order to guarantee access to qualitative healthcare services, a strong compulsory health insurance is indispensable. AIM asks for a clear definition of Social Economy at European level. Furthermore, AIM requests protection of the European social economy and social ‘services of general interest’ against possible negative effects of free trade agreements.

In Paris, the President of AIM, Mr Christian Zahn said that social rights undoubtedly contribute to the economic growth of the... Read more



Specialized medical care costs are detailed and observable interactively

Software Technology and Applications Competence Centre (STACC), in cooperation with the Estonian Health Insurance Fund, has published an interactive chart, in which you can view the costs of the Estonian people with health insurance on specialized...



PRESS RELEASE: Financial results of Estonian Health Insurance for nine months of the year 2016

In the first half of this year the Health Insurance Fund financed health care services for 564 million euros, which is approximately 33 million euros more than the same period last year. Medicines were compensated at 99 million euros and the...



A Contact Point has been created as a gateway to the European Union

What and how? From 1 June 2016, the Estonian Health Insurance Fund is responsible for the performance of the tasks related to a national contact point. The Contact Point provides information on which countries and what type of health care it is...

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