- If your company sends you abroad for a professional assignment of a limited duration, you will have the status of a seconded employee.
- During the period of secondment, you will remain subject to French social security legislation and your employer will continue to make contributions to the French scheme.
- To obtain the secondment, your employer must ask the primary health insurance fund for a certificate concerning the applicable legislation. This form is issued to you at the same time as a certificate of entitlement to benefits.
If you are posted to a country of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland
Before your departure, you must ask your health insurance fund for the European health insurance card to present in case of medically necessary care during your stay.
Medical care shall be reimbursed by the social security institution of the country of secondment in accordance with the social legislation and formalities in force in that country.
You can also contact your health insurance fund in France directly : in this case, reimbursements are made on presentation of receipted invoices, on the basis of actual costs and within the limits of French rate.