Insured person: a person with pensioner status.
Beneficiaries: dependent family members who live with the pensioner, as long as they meet the necessary requirements.
This benefit includes both medical and pharmaceutical benefits.
There are the following types of health care benefits:
The right to medical assistance for the pensioner and his/her dependent beneficiaries is granted by the INSS , which issues a document that certifies their right. It shall generally be notified along with the decision whereby the pension is granted.
Said document shall be valid throughout the national territory, before the corresponding regional health Administration in each case, both to obtain the individual health card and to use the health services while the card is processed and issued.
This is an "individual" and customised document certifying the entitlement to public health care of both the pensioner and their beneficiaries.
Where and how to obtain it:
Inclusion of new beneficiaries:
Before going to the Health Centre or Clinic to request an individual health insurance card for the new beneficiary, you need to go to the INSS so they can approve the entitlement to receive Social Security health care.
Medical assistance services are provided by the competent bodies of each Autonomous Region and by the Provincial Directorates of the National Health Management Institute in the cities of Ceuta and Melilla.
|Flag||Autonomous Region||Flag||Autonomous Region||Flag||Autonomous Region||Flag||Autonomous Region|
|Aragón||Castile and León||Balearic Islands||Navarra|
|Asturias||Catalonia||La Rioja||Basque Country|
|Canary Islands||Ceuta||Madrid||Region of Valencia|
When travelling around Spain, pensioners and those entitled to medical assistance: