New UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) revealed
Brexit has brought an end to the UK's involvement in the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) scheme; that is, once your current card expires.
Instead, the UK government has created a new UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), which guarantees access to free or reduced-rate medical treatment in 27 EU member states.
Unlike the EHIC, however, it does not include Iceland, Leichtenstein or Switzerland. A separate deal has been reached with Norway.
Posted on Tuesday 12 January 2021
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