Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
EU Health Law & PolicyThe Expansion of EU Power in Public Health and Health Care$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Anniek de Ruijter

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198788096

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198788096.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 23 January 2020

EU Health Care: Access to Medical Care

EU Health Care: Access to Medical Care

Chapter:
(p.151) 6 EU Health Care: Access to Medical Care
Source:
EU Health Law & Policy
Author(s):

Anniek de Ruijter

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198788096.003.0006

This chapter examines developments regarding EU legislation in the area of health care, rather than public health. The chapter is a case study looking into the processes and the involvement of different EU institutional actors and policy mechanisms in the adoption of the Directive on patients’ rights in cross-border health care (‘the Directive’). First, the chapter introduces the Directive itself, and considers whether it expands access to health care across the EU. Second, it turns to the way the Directive was adopted, focusing particularly on the different roles of EU institutional actors and the discourse and controversies that developed in health care in the EU as a result of the legislative process. Last, the chapter addresses the expansion of EU health-care policy beyond the adoption of the new Directive that resulted from the increased discourse on health care and its impact for individual rights and access to health care.

Keywords:   EU health care, EU medical care, EU individuals’ rights, EU patients’ rights, cross-border health care

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .