Reimbursement for treatment abroad

Receiving reimbursement usually requires that corresponding treatment would have been provided in Finland’s public health care or that it would have been subject to Kela reimbursement. The reimbursed treatment must be included in the service choices of the Finnish health care system. The Council for Choices in Health Care, established under the Ministry of Social […]

Treatment costs in private health care

In private health care, doctors’ fees are usually based on the average time that a doctor takes to treat a patient at their clinic and the related work performed before and after meeting with the client, such as reviewing the patient documents, writing the epicrisis and reviewing the examination results. Doctors at private health care […]

Reimbursement for medical care from Kela

The appeal can be written as a free-form document. Address the appeal to the Social Security Appeal Board (Samu). Deliver the appeal to Kela. The appeal must be submitted at the latest by the end of the 30th day since you received information on Kela’s decision. The decision is considered to have reached you on […]