Medical leave for taking care of a cancer patient

We attach the CEE Legal Matters article below for further reading.

Individuals who are insured under the applicable laws shall benefit from medical leave and allowance for taking care of a cancer patient over 18 years of age, if they accompany the patient to surgery interventions and to treatments prescribed by the specialist physician.

Law no. 24/2022 amending Government Emergency Ordinance no. 158/2005 on medical leave and social health insurance allowances introduces a new category of medical leave and social health insurance allowance to which the insured are entitled under certain conditions, i.e. medical leave and allowance for taking care of a patient with oncological diseases (with the patient’s consent) for a maximum 45-calendar day period within one year for one patient.

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