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DOI: 10.21202/1993-047X.09.2015.3.244-254

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Authors :
1. Lenara Robertovna Klimovskaya, post-graduate student
Kazan (Volga) Federal University, Kazan, Russia



Topical issues of patients’ rights protection in cross-border healthcare in the aspect of Directive 2011/24/EU


Objective: the present study is carried out to analyse the provisions of the European Council and Parliament Directive 2011/24/EU on the patients' rights protection in cross-border healthcare, the doctrine and practice of the European Court in this area for future comparative legal analysis of the legislation of the European Union (EU) on the rights protection of cross-border patients with the legislation of the Union state (Russia and Belarus), as well as the Eurasian Economic Union.


Methods: general and specific scientific methods of research were used, including systematic and structured, problem-theoretical, formal-legal, logical methods, etc.

Results: the provisions of the Directive 2011/24/EU were analyzed, regarding the rights of patients who use health services or receive medical emergency aid on the territory of another member state of the EU; the doctrine and practice of the European Court in the field of cross-border healthcare were studied and analyzed.


Scientific novelty: for the first time the analysis of the Directive 2011/24/EU was carried out, which synthesized the recent practice of the European Court in the field of cross-border healthcare, establishing new regulations to ensure high quality and efficient health service in the territory of another member state of the EU; the assumptions were studied and analyzed that have been the reasons fro codification of patients' rights at the supranational level.


Practical significance: the researched provisions could be used in law enforcement, scientific and legislative practice in the implementation of patients' rights in cross-border aspect of the Union states of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, and with the deepening of the Eurasian integration – by the Eurasian Economic Union.

 


Keywords :

Directive on patients' rights; Cross-border healthcare; European Union; Patients; European reference network; Eurasian integration; The Eurasian Economic Union
 


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Citation :

 Klimovskaya L. R. Topical issues of patients’ rights protection in cross-border healthcare in the aspect of Directive 2011/24/EU, Actual Problems of Economics and Law, 2015, No. 3, pp. 244–254.
 


Type of article : The scientific article

Date of receipt of the article :
26.05.2015

Date of adoption of the print :
14.07.2015

Date of online accommodation :
15.10.2015