Discrimination and Beyond

  • Berend Jan Drijber
  • Hilde Cadenau
Part of the Legal Issues of Services of General Interest book series (LEGAL)


In the previous chapter, written by Neergaard, the relationship between national health policies and EU health issues has been explored. The overall picture is that the sanctity of an exclusively national welfare state is no longer self-evident. The EU legislator and courts have extended EU influence in all types of public benefits, or are attempting to. The vehicle that makes the greater part of these changes possible has been the wide concept of ‘restriction’ to the free movement of patients and health care suppliers.


Member State Medicinal Product Free Movement Mutual Recognition Host State 
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© T.M.C.ASSER PRESS and the author 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.European and Competition Law at Pels Rijcken Droogleever Fortuijn N.V.The HagueThe Netherlands

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