Have you been a Resident in Spain for more than 1 year? You may be entitled to apply for Convenios Especiales.
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Convenios Especiales translates as special agreement, it is an agreement that you can have with the Spanish health system if you are already legally resident in Spain, and you are not covered by the health system of your own country. (E.g if you are a UK pensioner you are covered under the S1 agreement) You can pay the Spanish health system a fee and be covered by the health system here in Spain.
This applies to citizens in the European Union (the UK is in the transition period and UK citizens can apply, to date we do not know what will happen post 31.12.20 when the transition period ends) and allows them to have access to the health system with the almost the same service as a Spanish citizen in your particular region, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, physiotherapy and emergency transfers are covered. You have to pay for your prescriptions in full at the Chemists, orthopaedics & prosthetics and non emergency transport. If you visit another region on a temporary basis you are also covered.
What are the requirements? You need to be a legal resident for a year before making the application, to be registered on the padron in your town hall in the same region and to not have any other public health coverage. So if you are not resident here in Spain you will need to have private health care insurance for at least the first year of your residency. We can provide a quote for private health insurance and help with your residencia application if you so wish.
The cost of Convenios Especiales is 60e a month for people aged under 65 and 157e a month for people aged over 65 (2019 prices). Of course check your private health insurance as it may be cheaper.
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