The scope and category of emergency assistance is indicated by a consulting doctor who follows Legal act No. V-208 regulated by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania, 8 April 2004.
Emergency assistance is free of charge to:
- all permanent residents of the country whatever their insurance is;
- temporary residents in the Republic of Lithuania and legally working foreigners;
- EU/EEB nationals, temporary visiting our country and providing the documents confirming their insurance: valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or one of E form notes (E 11, E 106, E 121) or any other valid health insurance agreement;
- Non-EU/EEB nationals from abroad, temporary visiting our country and providing the valid health insurance agreement.
After the doctor’s check-up, if patients’ condition does not meet the emergency assistance criteria and they do not have a referral, health care services are then charged.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANT IN CASE OF INJURIES
For adults it is provided at the Republican Vilnius University Hospital (previously- Emergency Hospital), Šiltnamių st. 29, tel.: +370 5 216 9140.
For children under 18 it is provided at Children‘s Surgery Centre at the Children‘s Hospital (Santariškių st. 7). Call for inquiries +370 5 272 0566, reception +370 5 272 0570.
EMERGENCY DENTAL SERVICES
Emergency dental services (for an acute dental pain) are provided at Žalgirio klinika, Žalgirio st. 117. Phone number for inquiries: +370 5 272 1781.