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Factsheet for measure RO-2022-11/2356 – measures in Romania
|Country||Romania , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 08 March 2022|
|Context||War in Ukraine|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Measures to prevent social hardship
– Access to healthcare
|Author||Victoria Stoiciu, Nicoleta Voicu (Association Center for Public Innovation) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||20 May 2022 (updated 20 June 2022)|
Ordinance Nr. 20 from 7 March 2022 amended and supplemented certain legislative acts and establishing certain support measures and humanitarian assistance for Ukrainian citizens and war-affected stateless persons. The ordinance ensure that Ukrainian citizens and war-affected stateless persons have the right to receive free medical care and appropriate treatment through the national system of emergency medical care and qualified first aid system.
Medical services are provided in temporary camps for accommodation and humanitarian assistance or in accommodation facilities established by emergency committees. Ukrainian refugees are included in the national public health programs to receive medicines and appropriate medical care. Access to the basic health care package is simplified, these services are provided without the need to present a referral ticket, under certain conditions.
Romania provides health care services to citizens of Ukraine entering the territory of Romania under the following conditions:
No information to date.
|Does not apply to workers||Does not apply to businesses||
Migrants or refugees
Other social actors (e.g. NGOs)
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement as case not in social partner domain|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
There is no publicly available information about the social partners' involvement in designing, implementing and monitoring the measure.
There is no publicly available information about the social partners' views or reaction on the measure.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|Q - Human Health And Social Work Activities||Q86 Human health activities|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2022), Medical assistance for people from Ukraine , measure RO-2022-11/2356 (measures in Romania), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/RO-2022-11_2356.html
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