Service choices in healthcare

What does the specification of the national choices in relation to the Patient Directive mean? According to the Patient Directive, as regards treatment in EU or EEC countries or Switzerland, the reimbursement scheme only covers treatment that would have been provided to the patient in Finnish public health care or for which Kela would […]

Service choices in healthcare in Finland

As a general rule, service choices in healthcare comprise medically and dentally justified disease prevention examinations to detect an illness treatment rehabilitation. The aim is to use only examination, treatment and rehabilitation methods that are effective, reasonable in terms of cost and safe in the Finnish healthcare system. For this reason, the service choices […]