Definition of EHIC from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

EHIC

 
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European Health Insurance Card
 
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an official card that you need to show if you are from one of the countries in the European Economic Area or Switzerland and you want to get emergency medical treatment during a visit to another one of these countries. The treatment is free or at reduced cost depending on the type of public health system in the country you are in.