OEP National Health Insurance Fund Hungary

Last updated: 30.06.2016

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The OEP, as a central agency, performs the functions set out in legislation, carries out the tasks relating to the management of the National Health Insurance Fund, the maintenance of records, keeping financial accounts and fulfilling the reporting obligation.

The National Health Insurance Fund is supervised by the Government of Hungary, the central official organ of health insurance is managed by the Government through the Minister of Human Resources.

Healthcare services funded by the National Health Insurance Fund

Benefits in kind and cash benefits are provided by the OEP to the insured persons.

Benefits in kind includes cost-free healthcare services such as preventive examinations, primary healthcare, specialised inpatient care, specialised outpatient care, certain dental care, rehabilitation, the ambulance service, patient transport and accident-related benefits, drug reimbursement, reimbursement for medical aids, medical spa services, reimbursement of travel expenses and benefits granted on grounds of equity.

Cash benefits provided by the OEP include sickness benefit, prenatal allowance, child care fee and accident-related benefits.

The OEP has contractual relations with the healthcare providers. Investment and development costs of healthcare institutions are not covered by the Health Insurance Fund budget. The funding of these institutions is provided by their owners.


H – 1139 Budapest, Váci út 73/A.
Telefon: (+36-1) 350-2001
Fax: (+36-1) 298-2403
E-mail: oep@oep.hu


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