Decree On Subsidies For Psychologist Therapy In Practice Sector For Particularly Vulnerable Groups Of People

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om tilskud til psykologbehandling i praksissektoren for særligt udsatte persongrupper

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Decree on subsidies for psychologist therapy in practice sector for particularly vulnerable groups of people

Pursuant to § § 69 and 72 in health law, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 95 of 7. February 2008, fixed:

§ 1. Group 1 and group 2-secured secured persons have, in accordance with article 3. section 2, shall be entitled to reimbursement for treatment with a psychologist, if they:

1) have been the victims of robbery, violence or rape,

2) have been the victims of traffic accidents or other accidents,

3) are relatives of seriously mentally ill persons

4) is hit by a seriously debilitating disease,

5) are relatives of individuals who are affected by a severely debilitating disease,

6) is dependant on death

7) have attempted suicide,

8) have undergone induced abortion after 12. week of gestation,

9) before they are 18 years of age, have been victims of incest or other sexual assault or

10) has an easy-to-moderate depression and is between 18 and 37 years.

§ 2. Reimbursement for psychological treatment for both group 1 and group 2 – secured unsecured persons shall be subject to the treatment provided by a psychologist, who has joined the existing agreement between the regions for wages and tariffs and the Danish psychological Association.

(2). There must be a written or an electronic referral from a general practitioner, including doctor on call, before treatment begins. If the referring physician is of the opinion that the patient is in need of acute psychological help, can reference be made otherwise. To be issued subsequently as soon as written or electronic reference. The reference has validity, if only the psychologist receives it no later than one month after its date of issue.

(3). Physician referral for treatment in accordance with § 1, item 1 – 8, can usually not be issued later than 6 months after the event, there is reason for the reference, joined. Reference pursuant to section 1, paragraph 1 – 8 may, however, be issued not later than 12 months after the event.

(4). The doctor may refer you to a psychologist help under section 1, clause 8, ahead of the abortion procedure, when the request for permission for the procedure is sent to abortion consultation.

(5). The doctor can only refer and possibly. genhenvise in § 1, nr. 10 person group, where the doctor previously conducted a psychometric test.

§ 3. Allowance is paid for up to 12 consultations per course of treatment, however, with the possibility of a new reference on up to 12 consultations.

(2). Grants may be awarded to individual consultations, two-person consultations and group consultations.

(3). The terms and conditions for the right to psychological treatment provided for in the agreement between the regions for wages and tariffs and the Danish psychological Association.

§ 4. Reimbursement for treatment with a psychologist provided by the Regional Council in the insured person's country of residence and region.

(2). The Regional Council provides a reimbursement of 60 percent of those in agreement between Regions for wages and tariffs and the Danish psychological Association provided for fees per consultation.

(3). Both group 1 and group 2 insured persons pay their own share of the fee directly to the psychologist.

§ 5. Persons who are entitled to benefits in practice sector in accordance with EC law or international agreements, has during the stay here in this country the right to reimbursement for psychological help on the same terms as Group 1 and group 2 – secured unsecured persons.

(2). By Community legislation or international agreements shall mean Council Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90. 1408/71 on the application of social security schemes to employed or self-employed persons and members of their families moving within the community, and the related regulation (EEC) No 2377/90. 574/72 on the implementation of Regulation No 40/94. 1408/71, the agreement on the European economic area (EEA Agreement), the Nordic Convention on Social Security and the agreement between the European Community, its Member States and Switzerland on the free movement of persons.

§ 6. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. April 2008.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1185 of 28. November 2006 on reimbursement for psychological treatment in practice sector for particularly vulnerable groups.
The Ministry of health and prevention, 28. March 2008 Jakob Axel Nielsen/Jane Andersen