News on Tessera Sanitaria


Letter to the Tuscany Health Department

On 18 November 2022, the EUI Employee’s Union and the Staff Committee sent a join letter to the Tuscany Health Department, asking the Tuscan Region to oppose the proposed agreement between the PMO and the Italian Health Ministry. Full letter (in Italian)

EUI Employees Union’s position on the EC PMO – Italian Health Ministry draft agreement on a Tessera Sanitaria Depotenziata (TS*)

The EUI Employees Union’s says NO to the negotiations around a draft agreement between EC PMO and the Italian Health Ministry on a Tessera Sanitaria Depotenziata (TS*). We fight for:  Active and retired personnel and their families must have guaranteed health protection through the coverage of a national healthcare system as for all other European Union […]

Motion of the Council of the Lombardy Region on Tessera Sanitaria

The Council of the Lombardy Region approved a motion in June 2022 against the “Tessera Sanitaria con asterisco” and the proposed agreement between the European institutions and the Italian Health Ministry. The document clearly outlines the main reasons why this agreement should be rejected. Full text (in Italian).

Meeting HR, SG, Union, Staff Committee on ‘tessera sanitaria’

The minutes of the meeting between the HR Director, the Secretary General, the Staff Committee and the Union representatives on tessera sanitaria and health insurance issues, which took place on 27 September 2022, are available here (EUI login required).

Article 32 letter to the Italian Health Ministry

On October 3rd 2022, the Association Article 32 sent a letter to the Italian Health Ministry on protection of health rights for European Institutions staff members with fiscal residence in Italy. Read the full document (in Italian)

Negato a 7mila italiani il medico di base

Una serie di equivoci tra la Commissione di Bruxelles e il nostro ministero della Salute alla base dell’assurda decisione Luciano Moia, Avvenire, 2 October 2022 Read the article (in Italian only)

USF Newsletter September 2022 on negotiations between the EC and the Italian Authorities on access to National Health Insurance Scheme

Following a recent decision by PMO, there is a plan to abolish the Italian National health card altogether for staff residing in Italy. Affiliates of the Joint Health Insurance Scheme residing in Italy are all entitled to coverage by the Italian National Health Service, as Article 32 of the constitution and downstream legislation that provides […]

A Petition against DG HR and PMO’s proposal on limited access to the Italian National Health Service SSN (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale)

This important initiative from the Ispra trade union group is a petition against loosing the right to national and European health coverage. We invite all EUI Employees Union members – and also all EUI colleagues – to sign this petition by filling out this short form https://forms.office.com/r/TazXrUj8V6 by Monday 20 June at 12.00.