Health Insurance
Thread poster: ETC LTD

ETC LTD  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:07
Member (2004)
German to English
+ ...
Jan 8, 2004

We arrived from UK into France and have a question. How can we obtain health insurance in France? What are the steps ? Our company is registered in Ireland, we lived for 18 years in the UK (NHS)and are Germans. Who can advise us ?

Best regards,

Joachim


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Sara Freitas
France
Local time: 21:07
French to English
First step is to obtain a SSN Jan 8, 2004

Hello, and welcome to France.
First, you need a SSN, even if you are an EU citizen. You should go to your local Social Security office where they should be able to give you a list of the documents you will need to provide.
Then, as far as I know, as soon as you start paying into the system (through your employer or directly if you are self-employed) you are covered.
For those who don't have employment-based coverage, there is something called "universal" coverage, but I am not sure how that works.
You may also wish to purchase supplementary insurance, usually called a "mutuelle" as SS only covers a portion of certain things and very little on things like dental and eye care.
Good luck!

http://www.securite-sociale.fr/
http://www.service-public.fr/


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Andriy Bublikov[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Health Insurance

Advanced search






LSP.expert
You’re a freelance translator? LSP.expert helps you manage your daily translation jobs. It’s easy, fast and secure.

How about you start tracking translation jobs and sending invoices in minutes? You can also manage your clients and generate reports about your business activities. So you always keep a clear view on your planning, AND you get a free 30 day trial period!

More info »
memoQ translator pro
Kilgray's memoQ is the world's fastest developing integrated localization & translation environment rendering you more productive and efficient.

With our advanced file filters, unlimited language and advanced file support, memoQ translator pro has been designed for translators and reviewers who work on their own, with other translators or in team-based translation projects.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums