People of UK are at the risk of facing expensive medical bills
Now that Britain will be separating from the EU, tourists may face high medical bills. Brexit is expected to pay an enzymatic role in new applications for special health insurance cards. This also comes at a time when nearly seven million EHIC are due for expiry in the year 2016. This gigantic number suggests that so many tourists are at a threat of paying heavy medical bills while in Europe.
When abroad, British people may lose out on the cheaper treatments, which they used to get by using EHIC. The exact figure on the number of EHIC cards to be expired this year is 7,196,592 as revealed by the NHS. This number is 66% more than that in 2015 which recorded EHIC expiration figures as 4,333,892.
Tourist may face big financial troubles for their medical expenses if they fail to show their actual EHIC card. So, a piece of advice to all the card holders is to renew their cards and save themselves from medical expenses while travelling in any of the countries that belong to the European Union.
Many online websites are considered as the best rescue option for people who want to quickly grab their EHIC card. Here comes a word of caution as these could be big scams and may not get you the card you want. So, it is always better to apply and get EHIC from its official website. You can also apply through these links – https://www.gov.uk/european-health-insurance-card