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International patients

The Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute guarantees high-level services also to citizens from countries outside of Italy.

In order to be admitted to the Institute, first of all the patient must be examined by a specialist doctor of Rizzoli.

International patients wishing to be admitted to our hospital must follow a precise procedure that varies depending on whether they are:

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Citizens of the European Union

Hospital Admissions

To carry out a standard hospitalization, citizens can access the planned health care through the Model E112 or S2, issued by the health authority of the country of origin. In this case the patient is treated as if he belonged to the National Health Service, that is, he does not pay the admission.


NON European Union citizens

Hospital Admissions

Citizens can be admitted only by paying the corresponding fee.This is composed of a medical part (e.g. hip arthroprotesis) and a part relating to the chosen hotel accommodation.