The Department for Work and Pensions Overseas Healthcare Team (DWP OHT) is a team within the Department for Work and Pensions, which acts on behalf of the Department of Health.
One of the Department for Work and Pensions Overseas Healthcare Team's duties is to secure reimbursement for the cost of healthcare of Overseas Visitors from the European Economic Area and Switzerland under European Union regulations for the Department of Health.
From 12 October 2009, the Department for Work and Pensions Overseas Healthcare Team are responsible for collecting information on European Economic Area residents and those from Switzerland who require NHS hospital treatment. This is done via the Overseas Visitor Treatment Portal (OVT Portal) which every NHS Trust and NHS Foundation Trust can access.
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