Notice on the statutes of the patient Insurance Association
Under section 32 (1) and (2) of the law on complaint and redress access within the health system, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 24 by 21. January 2009 shall be determined:
The Association's name, registered office and purpose
§ 1. The Association's name is the patient Insurance Association. Its head office is in Copenhagen.
§ 2. The Association's purpose is to administer the law on complaint and redress access within the health service regulated the patient insurance system. The Association shall receive, inform and determine all claims in accordance with the law, in accordance with article 3. However, paragraph 3 as well as the rules laid down pursuant to article 19, paragraph 5.
(2). The Association shall also with insurance companies and even reassuring authorities conduct collection to cover the damages, which shall be paid in accordance with rules laid down pursuant to article 30, paragraph 5.
(3). The Association may, in accordance with obtained approval from the Interior and the Minister of health may authorize individual insurance companies and even reassuring authorities to inform and decide cases described in more detail.
(4). The Association must provide the information to Patient injury Board of appeals and the Ministry of the Interior and health, which are necessary for the performance of tasks of these authorities in accordance with the law.
§ 3. Members of the Association are:
1) the after section 29 liable authorities, which is reassuring even (even, reassuring authorities), and
2) insurance undertakings which have subscribed insurances subject to the law on complaint and redress access within the health system, and that has given the patient Insurance Association informed (insurers), see. However, paragraph 2.
(2). Paragraph 1 shall not apply to the private institutions, for which the Interior and the Minister of health, pursuant to section 19, paragraph 5, has completely terminated the examination of cases in accordance with the law.
§ 4. Members are bound by the provisions relating to insurance against civil liability implementation, to be determined by the Interior and the Minister for health.
§ 5. A member who ceases to be himself, reassuring respectively with taking out insurance policies covered by the law on complaint and redress access within health care, leaving the Association no later than the calendar year.
(2). No Member may, by leaving the Association evade the obligations and/or expenses borne by it in accordance with the law on complaint and redress access within healthcare and provisions established thereunder.
The Board's composition and tasks
§ 6. The Association is headed by a Board consisting of the following members:
1) 1 Board member appointed by the Interior and the Minister for health.
2) 6 Board members are appointed for four-year periods, the first time for the 2010-2013 by councils in the regions ' society and the National Association of local authorities in relation to regions and municipalities ' share of the expected number of annual insurance claims in accordance with the law as determined by the patient Insurance Association's Board of Directors for the period's first year.
(2). Interior and Health Minister may, after consultation of the Board allow insurers to appoint members of Board of Directors collectively in a set period of time by the Minister in relation to their expected share of the total number of claims in accordance with the law as determined by the patient Insurance Association's Board of Directors.
(3). There may be designated permanent alternates for the members of the Management Board.
(4). The outgoing Board of Directors continues its operation until new members are appointed and the new Board of Directors is constituted.
§ 7. The Board shall fix the remuneration of the members and the President.
§ 8. The Management Board shall elect from among its members a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman, who in the President's absence comes into his place.
(2). The Board of Directors shall be convened whenever the President deems it necessary, or when at least 3 members of the Board of Directors put forward request. Agenda must be specified.
(3). Taking into account of the meetings of the Management Board.
(4). The Board is a quorum when more than half of the Board members, including the Chairman or the Deputy Chairman, are present. The Board's decisions are made by ordinary majority of votes. In the event of a tie the President's vote is decisive.
§ 9. The Board of Directors shall approve the Corporation's financial statements and making choice of Auditor, see. § 15.
(2). The Management Board shall, in addition, more detailed provision on the execution of its duties by a rules of procedure approved by the Interior and the Minister for health.
The Association's operation, economy, etc.
§ 10. The Association's daily business is carried out by a secretariat, headed by a person appointed by the Board of Directors.
§ 11. Costs of the Association's operation and administration as well as the cost, which is in fact imposed on the Association in accordance with the law on complaint and redress access within health care, shall be borne by each of the insurers and the individual himself, reassuring authorities in proportion to their respective shares of reviews in accordance with the law. The Board may set a minimum contribution for the coverage of the in 1. paragraph referred to expenses.
(2). Insurers and even reassuring authorities jointly and severally liable for the costs referred to in paragraph 1 under the same distribution key.
(3). Expenses incurred by the Association for the in section 30, paragraph 5, no. 1 and 2, referred to pools is paid by insurers in relation to individual insurers shares by the number of reviews from insurable.
(4). In section 30, paragraph 5, no. 3, said damages are paid by insurers and even reassuring authorities in proportion to their respective shares of reviews in accordance with the law.
§ 12. The Association shall issue an annual report to the Minister of the Interior and its activities, see. Article 32, paragraph 3.
§ 13. The Association shall be bound by the Board's President or Vice-President in association with another Member of the Board or with the head of the Association's secretariat.
§ 14. The Association's financial year is the calendar year.
§ 15. The Association's accounts are audited by a chartered or certified accountant, see. § 9.
Amendment of the statutes
§ 16. The Association's bylaws may be amended by the Interior and Health Minister after received the opinion of the Board of Directors.
Entry into force, etc.
§ 17. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2010.
(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1679 by 12. December 2006 on the statutes of the patient Insurance Association.
The Ministry of health and prevention, the 7. December 2009 Jakob Axel Nielsen/Mogens Jørgensen