Beneficiaries entitled to use healthcare services out of sequence:


Pregnant women;

Persons up to 18 years of age who have been diagnosed with severe and irreversible disability or with an incurable life-threatening disease, which arose during the prenatal stage of the child's development or during childbirth;

Persons with a certificate of severe disability; about disability with indications: the need for constant or long-term care or assistance of another person due to the significantly limited possibility of independent existence and the need for constant daily participation of the child's caregiver in the process of its treatment, rehabilitation and education;

Persons who have the title of a Honoured Honorary Blood Donor or a Distinguished Transplant Donor and will present the card of the Honored Honorary Blood Donor or a Distinguished Transplant Donor;

War and military invalids; Soldiers of substitute military service;

Civilian blind victims of military operations;


Activists of the anti-communist opposition and people repressed for political reasons;

Persons deported to forced labor,

Eligible soldiers or employees whose determined percentage of health detriment is at least 30%;

Injured veterans, whose determined health damage percentage is at least 30%;


Blood donors who donated at least 3 donations of blood or its components, including plasma after COVID-19 disease - on the basis of the certificate referred to in Art. 9a paragraph. 3 of the Act of August 22, 1997 on the public blood service (Journal of Laws of 2020, item 1777 and of 2021, item 159);

Using healthcare services out of sequence within the field of healthcare services in hospitals and specialist services in outpatient healthcare means that the service provider grants these benefits beyond the order of admissions resulting from his waiting list referred to in article  20 paragraph 2.


The healthcare provider provides healthcare services referred to in paragraph 1 and 2, on the day of reporting to the hospital.

If the provision of the service is not possible on the day of admission, the service provider sets a date other than the order of admissions resulting from the waiting list they keep. The outpatient specialist care service may not be provided later than within 7 working days from the date of admission. 


Legal basis: ACT of 27th August 2004 on health care services financed from public funds (i.e. Journal of Laws 2021.1285 as amended)

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