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While you are in the asylum procedure the Bulgarian state will pay your health insurance. The health insurance is thus provided only for the duration of the procedure. Before you receive medical treatment, you have to be examined by a family doctor. In order to be referred to a family doctor, you need to approach the medical facility in the camp of the Agency for Refugees where you are accommodated or to seek assistance from the mediators of the Bulgarian Red Cross (BRC) or the Council of Refugee Women.

Thus you have the right to receive free healthcare during the asylum procedure, but not for all types of medical treatment. Some types of medical care – for example, surgery, dental interventions, are not included in the health insurance package, and you must pay for them the same way as Bulgarian citizens do.