Estonia has one of the most cost-effective health care systems in the world.
Most treatments for MS are available for free. There are no specific limits to symptomatic treatment and good rehabilitation services. On the downside, treatment varies a lot due to a lack of standards, and access to new medication is comparatively slow. Compared to other countries, there is poor provision of social services and rehabilitation.
There are big differences between large organisations and small companies when it comes to maintaining employment and flexible work arrangements. Although legal protection for disabled persons is strong on paper, in practice many lose their jobs. On the positive side, a person with a disability pension is entitled to work.
EMSP’s MS Barometer offers additional country insights. It also shows that access to treatment, therapies and employment varies greatly across Europe (MS BAROMETER)