How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Lithuania

As an expat living and working in Lithuania, you will want to make sure that your healthcare costs are taken care of during your stay in the country. If you are employed, it is likely that you will be covered by the public health insurance scheme, known as the CHIF. However, most expats choose to … Read more

How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Lithuania

If you are planning to live and work in Lithuania, or simply to visit the country, then you will find many opportunities to stay fit and well there. For example, you could partake in watersports or join your local gym. Alternatively, you may prefer to cycle or hike, while taking in the country’s beautiful scenery. … Read more

How Does Cancer Care In Lithuania Compare With The UK?

If you are living in Lithuania and are unfortunate enough to be diagnosed with cancer, you may be wondering how oncological treatment in your host country compares with that in the UK. Both nations have a national healthcare system, national health insurance, and well-developed private sectors. We will look at some of your options below.  … Read more

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Lithuania?

How much you will pay for health procedures in Lithuania will depend on whether you access the public or the private healthcare sector. The public sector, if you are entitled to use it, is free at the point of delivery, with a few exceptions. However, you will obviously have to pay to use the private … Read more

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Lithuania?

Lithuania has a two-tier healthcare system, comprising a public and a private sector. Its health insurance system is also two-tier, with public coverage and private providers.  The public system is organised by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF), also known as valstybinė ligonių kasa, which was set up in 1993. As an expat, you will … Read more

Prescriptions In Lithuania: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Health authorities generally consider Lithuania to have a good standard of healthcare, particularly in the private sector. The public sector also offers some good quality health provision. The country’s healthcare system still faces some challenges, however, and one of these relates to the high level of out-of-pocket spending on pharmaceuticals. The Lithuanian government has been … Read more

How To Register With The Health System In Lithuania

Lithuania has a two-tier health insurance system, consisting of both public coverage and private providers. The public system is organised by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund (CHIF), also known as valstybinė ligonių kasa, which was set up in 1993. There is also a growing private sector. As an expat, you will be entitled to register … Read more