Can an Irish early-retiree join Puma?

I am a retired Irish citizen and will be retiring to France – I’m an ‘early retiree’ so don’t have a state pension or S1 form yet. Will I be able to join the French Puma healthcare system?  H.S.

Luckily for you, as an Irish citizen, the uncertainties of Brexit do not apply.

However, the general situation for the healthcare of EU citizen early-retirees in France remains a grey area.

This is because early-retirees fall into a gap between workers, who obtain their healthcare from the cotisations they pay on work income, and EU state pensioners ...

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