CBIH helps you in everything required for your treatment in Spain.
All services are at the disposal of all patients applying to the programme.
The only payment required is 180 Euro as an administration fee, this cost is inclusive of all services outlined below. All additional costs will be reimbursed by the HSE under the CBD after the trip is completed.
You will be supported and advised in completing the entire procedure for applying to the programme. A member of our team is available from 9 am to 7 pm to help you with any queries you may have regarding the programme. We can be reached by telephone or you can make an appointment to come to our office personally in Dublin to fill out the required forms. We will prepare all the necessary documents that are needed to apply to the programme and forward them to the correct institutions.
The cost of the treatment abroad should not be a limitation for anyone. We will help you to obtain the best financial benefits with Credit Unions in your community to advance any payments required by you. According to Cross Border Directive (CBD) patients are entitled to receive healthcare abroad and are entitled to have the entire cost of the treatment reimbursed by the HSE. Payment for your treatment will have to be paid in advance and on returning you will be reimbursed for the full amount. If you need help in applying for a loan we are at your disposal. We will try to get the best financial benefits possible and help you with filling out the forms and any other documents that may be required for your loan.
* CBIH does not guarantee the loan. Depending on the situation of each person the loan may not be granted. Forward them to the correct institutions.
Your entire trip will be organized by CBIH. We will book your flights, arrange transportation from and to the airport. We will take you to the hospital and collect you after your procedure. Flights are booked according to your availability and the schedule of the consultants. If you need airport assistance or if you have any other special requirement please advise us in advance. A bilingual member of our team will be happy to welcome you at your arrival in Spain and take you to the hospital or to your hotel.
We will liaise with your GP in Ireland and the consultant in Spain to organize everything that is needed for your procedure. Hospitals involved in the programme count with out-of-art facilities. All of them offer top quality services and assistance to their patients and are known to be among the best hospitals in Spain. All personnel taking care of you speak English and will be happy to help you if any issues arise or if any extra assistance is needed.
Depending on the type of procedure that you need you may have to stay for a few days before or after the treatment in Spain. We will ensure that you will be provided with the best facilities for the duration of your stay in Spain. We have contact with numerous good standard hotels that are in the vicinity of the hospitals where you will be treated. The service available is of a high standard and the staff speak English to help you with any assistance that you may require.
A person from our team will be available 24 hours a day to attend to your needs from your departure in Dublin to your arrival in Spain. We are also available if any documents need to be translated and submitted regarding your procedure and if our assistance is required by anybody involved in the procedure.