Undocumented persons

In general, undocumented persons are responsible for the medical care costs that they incur in Finland. If the costs of medical care cannot be collected from them, Kela will reimburse the public healthcare provider for the costs. Undocumented persons refer to several different groups of people and the terminology is not standardised. Generally speaking, undocumented […]

Assistance and support offered by organisations

The aim of third sector services can be, for example, to promote public health or support patients in coping with their disease or illness. The activities of the third sector are not profit driven and are frequently based on voluntary work. The umbrella organisation for social and health sector non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Finland is […]