The healthcare system in Slovakia falls under the competence of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic.
- Basic medical care is provided by a “general practitioner”. List of general practitioners.
- Specialized care is provided by a “specialist”. List of specialists.
- Other health care. List of specialized medical facilities.
More detailed information can be found at euraxess.sk.
Having health insurance in Slovakia is obligatory and a proof of health insurance is required also as a part of a temporary residence granting procedure. Before leaving your country of origin, make sure to be covered by your current health insurance also in Slovakia, or take out new insurance before or after arrival in Slovakia.
There are two types of health insurance in Slovakia: