Legal Officer, European Commission
Balazs Lengyel has a doctor’s degree in jurisprudence and works as a Legal officer at the European Commission, DG SANTE, unit Cross border healthcare and eHealth. His task is to contribute to the health aims of DG SANTE through contributing to policy development on health, in particular in relation to the implementation of the Directive on patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare.
Earlier, he worked as a seconded national expert for the Commission on European health workforce issues including migration of health professionals and recognition of their qualification.
Before the Commission he worked as a civil servant at a compulsory health insurer for 20 years including 10 years as a head of unit and he was responsible for the EU legislation on free movement of persons in particular with the implementation of the regulation on coordination of social security schemes.
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