The French government have merged two schemes that provide financial assistance towards health costs for those on a low income.
An on-line personal health record system has been introduced, but there remains uncertainty about whether it will be widely used.
The government have announced free dental care for all, but the reality is a little different.
The government have revealed details of the changes that are to be made to the PUMA state health insurance charge.
The government have announced that the law on the PUMA health charge is to be changed, but it is unlikely there will be further clarity for early retirees.
The controversy over the PUMA health charge continues, with a case heard in the Constitutional Council leaving the status of the charge in some doubt.
The legality of the PUMA annual health charge is to be tested in the French Constitutional Council.
Terminating a complementary French health insurance policy is easier than most insurers would like you to believe.
Healthcare in France may not be free at the point of delivery, but many patients are able to obtain treatment without the need to make a payment.
There continues to be uncertainty over the scope of the PUMA health insurance charge, notably in relation to early retirees and those with private health insurance.
The UK government last year signed a cheque for over €250 million in payment for healthcare received by British nationals in France.
A circular published by the French government has set out the method for calculating the PUMA health insurance charge.
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