Seeking treatment abroad with prior authorisation

You should find out in advance the possibility to use prior authorisation from the potential treatment provider. As a general rule, prior authorisation can be used in the public healthcare system of another EU or EEA country or of Switzerland. A prior authorisation consists of a paper form with the code E 112 or S2. […]

Prior authorisation

What is the prior authorisation for seeking treatment abroad? Prior authorisation constitutes a payment commitment through which your municipality or hospital district bears the costs of treatment provided abroad. Prior authorisation can be granted for treatment to be provided in another EU or EEC country. The authorisation must be granted if the treatment in question […]

Kela’s prior authorisation decision

Decisions by the Administrative Court of Appeal can be further appealed to the Supreme Administrative Court if the Supreme Administrative Court grants leave to appeal. You can appeal Kela’s decision concerning a prior authorisation if the decision concerns you or you are the custodian or trustee of a person mentioned in the decision. Kela will […]

Prior authorisation (form E 112 or S2)

The prior authorisation is a promissory note for the reimbursement of the costs of treatment. If your country of residence has granted you prior authorisation (form E 112 or S2) for treatment provided in Finland, you will pay the same customer fees for the treatment as the residents of Finland. The prior authorisation is a […]

Prior authorisation for seeking treatment

You can apply for prior authorisation if you live in another EU or EEA country or in Switzerland. You must always seek prior authorisation from the authorities in your country of residence, even when the costs of your treatment are not covered by your country of residence. Prior authorisation is granted using form E 112 […]