Ask the hospital or doctor if a refund is possible. If not, ask the local public health. The United Kingdom has mutual health agreements with several non-EEA countries and territories. You are treated as if you were in the country in question. In general, these agreements apply to British nationals living in the United Kingdom. If you are not a British national, you can still be insured for an inexpensive or free treatment if you normally live in the UK. Whether you are a foreigner or moving to Australia, it is important to know if you are covered by Medicare. You must prove that you are legally resident in the UK. You should be able to provide either a British passport or an EEA passport, or a document authorizing you to stay in the UK, as well as proof of address, such as electricity bills. B or a British driver`s license. You must also register at a local Medicare service center. You can do this before or after treatment. According to the agreement, when you work as a worker in the United States, you are generally covered by the United States, and you and your employer pay social security taxes only in the United States.
When you work as a worker in Greece, you are usually covered by Greece and you and your employer pay social security taxes only to Greece. Once you have your AMKA, you can register your S1 form with the Greek National Organization for Health Services (EOPYY, website in Greek). To register for the Medicare program or apply, fill out a Medicare registration form or Medicare application form. Note As shown in the table, an American worker employed in Greece can only be covered by U.S. Social Security if he works for a U.S. employer. A U.S. employer includes a company organized under U.S. or state law, a partnership if at least two-thirds of the partners are based in the United States, a person residing in the United States, or a fiduciary company if all directors are based in the United States. It is also a foreign subsidiary of a U.S. employer when the U.S.
employer entered into an agreement with the Internal Revenue Service, pursuant to Section 3121 (l) of the Internal Revenue Code, to pay Social Security taxes for U.S. citizens and residents employed by the subsidiary. For more information about Medicare, ask for Medicare (publication No. 05-10043) or visit the Medicare website at www.medicare.gov. Many hospitals in Montenegro do not accept the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to prove that you are entitled to free emergency care. The table below outlines the different types of social security benefits to be paid under the social security plans of the United States and Greece and briefly outlines the eligibility requirements normally applicable to each type of benefit.