- The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) replaced the E111 form in 2006
- The EHIC lets you get state healthcare at a reduced cost or sometimes for free
- The card covers treatment of pre-existing conditions and routine maternity care
- It is valid in all European Economic Area (EEA) countries
Everything you need to know about the EHIC, which gives UK residents free or reduced-cost state healthcare when travelling in Europe.
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