Announcement Of The Health Act

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af sundhedsloven

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Overview (table of contents)

Chapter 1 Objectives and tasks etc.

Chapter 2 Persons covered

Chapter 3 Proof of entitlement under the law

Chapter 4 Patient Circuit

Chapter 5 Patient involvement in decisions

Chapter 6 Self-determination in special cases

Chapter 7 Self-determination of biological material

Chapter 8 Access

Chapter 9 Confidentiality, disclosure and obtaining of health information etc.

Chapter 10 interpreter

Chapter 11 Patient Offices

Chapter 12 transplants from living and deceased persons

Chapter 13 Regional Council responsible for services in the practice

Chapter 14 Selecting the security group

Chapter 15 Benefits

Chapter 16 Regional Council responsible for hospital services

Chapter 17 Hospital treatment etc.

Chapter 18 Special hospital services

Chapter 19 Free choice of hospital

Chapter 20 Extended free hospital

Chapter 20 a Extended right to examination and treatment for mentally ill children and adolescents

Chapter 20 b Enhanced entitled to treatment for mentally ill adults

Chapter 20 c Arbitration Board

Chapter 21 Maximum waiting times for treatment of life-threatening diseases

Chapter 22 Treatment abroad

Chapter 23 Disclosure

Chapter 23 a Contacts

Chapter 24 Amounts for personal necessities

Chapter 25 Conditions for abortion

Chapter 26 Conditions for embryo reduction

Chapter 27 committee and appeal board for abortion and fetal reduction

Chapter 28 process

Chapter 29 Scope

Chapter 30 Sterilization

Chapter 31 committee and appeal board for sterilization

Chapter 32 process

Chapter 33 Castration

Chapter 34 The local council's responsibility

Chapter 35 Prevention and health

Chapter 36 Preventive health care for children and young

Chapter 37 Public dental

Chapter 38 Home nursing

Chapter 39 Rehabilitation

Chapter 39 a Physiotherapy etc.

Chapter 40 Treatment for alcohol abuse

Chapter 41 Medical treatment for substance abuse

Chapter 42 The right to grant

Chapter 43 Vaccination and reimbursement for vaccines for certain groups

Chapter 44 Subsidies for nutritional preparations

Chapter 45 Funeral

Chapter 45 a Repatriation of deceased patients

Chapter 46 Benefits for seafarers

Chapter 47 Region Dentistry

Chapter 48 Odontology landsdels- and knowledge center function

Chapter 49 Subsidies for dental care for certain groups of patients

Chapter 50 The public travelers

Chapter 51 Subsidies for services purchased or provided in another EU / EEA country

Chapter 52 Prehospital effort

Chapter 53 Transport and travel expenses

Chapter 54 Death finding

Chapter 55 The coroner etc.

Chapter 56 Autopsy

Chapter 57 Other provisions

Chapter 58 Quality and IT

Chapter 59 Research

Chapter 60 Reporting to the central health etc.

Chapter 61 Patient

Chapter 62 Cooperation

Chapter 63 Planning

Chapter 64 Master Planning

Chapter 65 Planning and implementation of public health preparedness

Chapter 66 Board of Health

Chapter 67 Statens Serum Institut

Chapter 68 National prevention councils

Chapter 69 Miscellaneous provisions

Chapter 70 Overenskomster etc.

Chapter 71 treaties with other states

Chapter 72 Experiment with deviation from the Act

Chapter 73 Services in the practice

Chapter 74 Services in the hospital sector

Chapter 75 Termination of pregnancy and fetal reduction

Chapter 76 Sterilization and castration

Chapter 77 Municipal healthcare

Chapter 78 Drugs

Chapter 79 Other services and subsidies

Chapter 80 Transport

Chapter 81 treaties with other states

Chapter 82 Services to persons not resident in Denmark

Chapter 83 Penalties


Chapter 84 Commencement and transitional provisions
The full text
Consolidated Health Act
hereby promulgated Health Act,. Act no. 95 of 7 February 2008 as amended by Act no. 319, 30. april 2008 § 1 of the law no. 538 of 17 June 2008, § 1 of law no. 539 of 17 June 2008, law no. 1064 of 6 november 2008, § 3 of law no. 100 of 10 February 2009, law no. 288 of 15 april 2009, law no. 529 of 12 June 2009, law no. 530 of 12 June 2009, law no. 531 of 12 June 2009, law no. 1521 of 27 december 2009, law no. 534 of 26 May 2010, § 3 of law no. 629 of 11 June 2010, § 3 and § 7 of law no. 706 of 25 June 2010.
the consolidated text contained in § 198 enter into force by the Interior and health Minister of Culture, see. § 8 paragraph. 2 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010 amending the law on complaints and compensation in health care, law on the authorization of health personnel and health care company Health Act and various other laws (A new patient complaints, the opportunity to complain about health care health care business, simplification of rules on supervision measures, etc.)
the consolidated text contained in § 199, § 202, § 215, second paragraph. 2, 3. section. and § 216 paragraph. 3, enter into force on 1 January 2011, see. § 8 paragraph. 1 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010 amending the law on complaints and compensation in health care, law on the authorization of health personnel and health care company Health Act and various other laws (A new patient complaints, the opportunity to complain about health care healthcare business, simplification of rules on supervision measures, etc.)

Title I

Healthcare

Chapter 1

Objectives and tasks etc.

§ 1. Healthcare aims to promote public health and prevent and treat disease, suffering and disability of the individual.

§ 2. The law stipulates requirements for healthcare in order to ensure respect for the individual, its integrity and self-determination and to fulfill the need for

1) easy and equal access to health care,

2) treatment of high quality

3) link between them,

4) Choice,

5) easy access to information,

6) a transparent healthcare and

7) short waiting time for treatment.

§ 3. Regions and municipalities are under the rules of this law responsible for ensuring that health care provides a population targeted action on prevention, health promotion and treatment of the individual patient.

PCS. 2. Sundhedsvæsenets tasks performed by the regional hospital, practicing health professionals, municipalities and other public and private institutions, etc.

§ 4. Regions and municipalities should interact with the state authorities and in dialogue with users secure continuous development of quality and efficient use of resources in health care through education, research, planning and collaboration etc.

§ 5. Treatment includes under this Act examination, diagnosis, treatment, maternity, rehabilitation, health care and prevention and health in relation to the individual patient.

§ 6. Health professionals means persons who are authorized under a special law to carry health professional tasks and persons acting under their responsibility.

Section II

The right to benefits under this Act

Chapter 2

Persons covered

§ 7. Persons resident in Denmark are entitled to statutory benefits.

PCS. 2. Residence means signing up for the National Register.

§ 8. Persons who are not resident in this country, has been temporarily entitled to benefits under the provisions of § 80.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules to this effect and that the statutory benefits, whole or partial BE PAYABLE persons not resident in this country.

§ 9. Seafarers, engagement with Danish ship and their medsejlende spouses and children are entitled to benefits under the Act during Service and directly related to it. Interior and Health Minister shall, after consultation with the Minister and relevant organizations of employers and workers the arrangements for the persons covered by this provision, including to make deviations from the provisions of the Act, as deemed appropriate due to the specific conditions applicable to seafarers.

§ 10. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the extent to which statutory services is for


1) persons whose stay in Denmark is governed by agreements on the status of forces or military headquarters, which Denmark has acceded

2) foreign nationals who are engaged in this country of a foreign state or an international organization, and

3) The family members of the under Nos. 1 and 2 persons.

§ 11. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the extent to which statutory benefits under Title V and X is for people who are called up for military service or service that may be treated, and people recorded in Probation institutions.

Chapter 3

Proof of entitlement under the law

§ 12. The municipal council shall issue a certificate to persons who are entitled to benefits under the law. The certificate shall be evidence of the right to benefits under the Act, see. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the extent to which the local council draws up the certificate to persons covered by § 8 paragraph. 2 and § 10, and the extent to which the evidence used to document entitlement to benefits under the law.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the design, implementation, content, issue and involvement of the paragraph. 1 and 2, the evidence and the collection of fees for evidence.

Section III

Legal status of patients

Chapter 4

Patient Circuit

§ 13. The rules of Title III applies for patients in health care or other places where performing healthcare company, is receiving or has received treatment by healthcare professionals unless specifically prescribed in the legislation.

PCS. 2. § 35 shall apply to persons to private companies deliver biological material for storage or drug production, etc., and for the private companies receiving the biological material.

§ 14. For a patient who is unable to defend himself, enters the person or persons who by law are authorized to do so, in the patient's rights under §§ 15-51, to the extent necessary to protect the patient's interests the situation.

Chapter 5

Patient involvement in decisions

Informed consent

§ 15. No treatment may be initiated or continued without the patient's informed consent, unless otherwise provided by law or provisions laid down by law or by §§ 17-19.

PCS. 2. The patient may at any time revoke his consent in accordance with paragraph. 1.

PCS. 3. Informed consent is defined in this Act consent granted on the basis of sufficient information by the health professional, see. § 16.

PCS. 4. An informed consent in accordance with Title III can be written, oral form or implied.

PCS. 5. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the consent form and content.

§ 16. The patient has the right to obtain information about his health condition and treatment options, including the risk of complications and side effects.

PCS. 2. The patient has the right to decline information after paragraph. 1.

PCS. 3. Information must be provided continuously and give an understandable presentation of the disease, the study and the proposed treatment. The information must be given in a considerate manner, tailored to the individual requirements with respect to age, maturity, experience and

PCS. 4. The information shall include information on relevant prevention, treatment and care options, including information about other medically justifiable treatment options and information about the consequences of not initiating treatment. The information shall also include information on possible consequences of treatment options, including the risk of complications and side effects if the patient objects to disclosure or obtaining health information, information must be more extensive if treatment entails an obvious risk of serious complications and side effects.

PCS. 5. Estimated patient otherwise be unaware of conditions that affect the patient's decision, see. § 15, the health professional specifically disclose them unless the patient has declined information, see. Paragraph. 2.

PCS. 6. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules about the form and content.

minors

§ 17. A patient who is 15 years of age may even give informed consent to treatment. The custodial parent must receive information, see. § 16, and involved in the minor's decision.


PCS. 2. If the health professional on an individual assessment considers the patient, who is 15 years old, not even able to understand the consequences of its position, the custodial parent and informed consent.

PCS. 3. A patient who is 15 years of age are entitled to access under the provisions of §§ 36-39 and can give consent to the disclosure of health information, the provisions of §§ 41-49.

Patients who are permanently incapable of giving informed consent

§ 18. For a patient who is permanently incapable of giving informed consent, the closest relatives to give informed consent to treatment. In cases where the patient is under guardianship that covers personal circumstances, including health conditions, cf.. Guardianship Act § 5, the informed consent be given by the guardian.

PCS. 2. If a patient permanently incapable of giving informed consent, no family or guardian, the health professional can carry out contemplated treatment if another health professional who has professional knowledge in the area who have not previously participated in and will participate in the examination of the patient, endorses it.

PCS. 3. In the cases covered by paragraph. 2, the healthcare professional without the involvement of another health care put a plan for treatment if the treatment is less invasive in nature in terms of scope and duration.

PCS. 4. If the health professional to the next of kin or guardian, cf.. Paragraphs. 1, managing consent in a manner that is manifestly harm the patient or treatment outcome, the health professional can carry out the treatment if the Board of Health endorses it.

Immediate treatment needs

§ 19. If a patient who is temporarily or permanently incapable of giving informed consent or is under 15, is in a situation where immediate treatment is required for patient survival or for the longer term to improve the patient's chance of survival or for a significantly better result of the treatment, a health professional can initiate or continue treatment without consent from the patient or from the custodial parent, family or guardian.

Patient involvement

§ 20. A patient who can not give informed consent must be informed and involved in discussions of the treatment to the extent that the patient understands the treatment situation, unless this may harm the patient. The patient's statements should, to the extent they are current and relevant, irrelevant.

The health professional's responsibility

§ 21. The health professional who is responsible for processing, is required to ensure that

1) informed consent is obtained by §§ 15-17 and § 18 paragraph. 1

2) there is endorsement from another health care according to § 18 paragraph. 2

3) there is endorsement from the Health Protection Agency according to § 18 paragraph. 4 and

4) the patient is informed and involved in discussions of the treatment according to § 20

Chapter 6

Self-determination in special cases

Their application

§ 22. The provisions of this chapter shall §§ 15 and 16 of informed consent, § 17 on minors, § 20 of the patient's involvement and § 21 of the health professional responsibility accordingly. However, the § 17 for minors not apply to § 26 on living wills.

Hunger strike

§ 23. If a patient undoubtedly has launched a hunger strike and the patient is informed about the hunger strike health consequences, should a health professional not interrupt this.

Refusal to accept blood

§ 24. A treatment that involves the transfusion of blood or blood products must not be initiated or continued without the patient's informed consent.

PCS. 2. The patient's refusal to receive blood or blood products must be given in conjunction with the current disease situation and be based on information from health professional about the health consequences of failing supply of blood or blood products during treatment.

PCS. 3. If the conflict with a health care professional ethical perception to perform a treatment without using blood or blood products, he is not obliged to do so, and the patient should be referred to another health professional, unless there is a case of urgently needed medical attention, see. § 42 the Act on the authorization of health personnel and health care business.

Treatment of terminally ill

§ 25. A terminally ill patient may refuse treatment that can only postpone death.


PCS. 2. If a terminally ill patient is no longer able to exercise self determination, a health person failing to begin or continue life-prolonging treatment, see. § 26 paragraph. 3.

PCS. 3. A terminally ill patient may receive the pain, soothing agents or the like, which are necessary to relieve the condition of the patient, although this may advance the time of death.

Advance directives

§ 26. Anyone who is 18 years of age and not under guardianship that covers personal circumstances, including health conditions, cf.. Guardianship Act § 5, can create a living will. In the living will that express their wishes regarding treatment where he had to come in a state where self-determination can no longer be carried by the patient.

PCS. 2. In a living will can be recorded provisions that

1) is not desired life-prolonging treatment in a situation where the testator is terminally ill, and

2) that it wishes to life-prolonging treatment in case of illness, advanced to aging, accident, cardiac arrest or the like. has led so severe disability that testator term will be unable to take care of themselves physically and mentally.

PCS. 3. Life-prolonging treatment means treatment where there is no prospect of cure, improvement or relief, but only to a certain life extension.

PCS. 4. If a health professional, in cases where the patient is not able to exercise self determination, planning to implement life-prolonging treatment of a terminally ill or intends to continue life-prolonging treatment in a situation referred to in paragraph. 2, no. 2, the health professional shall contact the Living Will Register, see. § 27, in order to examine whether there is a living will.

PCS. 5. testator's wishes in accordance with paragraph. 2, no. 1 shall be binding on the health professional, while a desire by paragraph. 2, no. 2, is indicative of the health professional and must be included in its consideration of treatment.

§ 27. Interior and the Minister of Health establish a living will register and lay down rules governing living wills creation, formulation, registration and revocation etc.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on fees for registration of living wills.

Chapter 7

Self-determination of biological material

scope

§ 28. The rules in §§ 29-35 applies to self-determination of biological material, unless otherwise provided by legislation or the rules of § 52.

Vævsanvendelsesregisteret

§ 29. A patient can decide that biological material which the patient gives or has given for treatment may only be used for the treatment of that person and for purposes that have a direct connection to it. The patient's decision is recorded in Vævsanvendelsesregisteret, see. Paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. Interior and the Minister of Health creates Vævsanvendelsesregisteret for registration of decisions taken under paragraph. 1. The Minister shall issue regulations on the registry design and operation, including the design of the registration form, registration form and maintenance, etc. The Minister also lays down detailed rules on conditions for authorities and others' access to information in the register.

PCS. 3. A patient may revoke its decision under paragraph. 1 by opting out of the register.

PCS. 4. The health professional who is responsible for the storage of biological material is bound to seek information in the register if stored biological material to be used for purposes other than treatment of the patient and purpose that has a direct connection to it.

Storage and transfer of biological material delivered

§ 30. Interior and Health may, after receiving the opinion of the Data Protection Agency set specific rules on storage of biological material, which a patient has given for treatment.

§ 31. Interior and Health may, after receiving the opinion of the Data Protection Agency set further rules on the conditions of transfer to third countries of biological material that a patient has given for treatment.

§ 32. Biological material that a patient has given for treatment, may be disclosed to a researcher for the use of a concrete biomedical research project if the license is granted to the project under the Act on a research ethics committee system and treatment of biomedical research projects, unless the patient has registered a decision pursuant to § 29 paragraph. 1, in Vævsanvendelsesregisteret.


Right to destruction

§ 33. A patient may require that biological material which the patient is given for treatment must be destroyed.

PCS. 2. Destruction by paragraph. 1 may be denied if the patient's interest in having destroyed the biological material found to be overridden by vital public or private interests.

PCS. 3. The health professional who is responsible for the storage of biological material determines whether the destruction to take place, see. Paragraph. 2. Should destruction take place, the health professional is obliged to ensure this.

PCS. 4. If the biological material is passed, the person is then responsible for storage of biological material corresponding the obligations referred to in paragraph. 3.

PCS. 5. The health professional who has collected the biological material in connection with treatment, or the person who has taken over the health professional function is obliged to inform the third party to which the biological material is passed, if the patient wants the material destroyed. This does not apply if such notification proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

Right to disclosure

§ 34. Biological material that a patient has given for treatment, the request delivered to the patient if he or she can demonstrate a special interest.

PCS. 2. Disclosure pursuant to subsection. 1 may be refused if the patient's interest in obtaining access to the biological material found to be overridden by vital public or private interests.

PCS. 3. The health professional who is responsible for the storage of biological material determines whether extradition should take place, see. Paragraph. 1 and 2. Should the delivery take place, the health professional is obliged to ensure this.

PCS. 4. If the biological material is passed, the person is then responsible for storage of biological material, similar to the obligations referred to in paragraph. 3.

PCS. 5. The health professional who has collected the biological material in connection with treatment, or the person who has taken over the health professional function is obliged to inform the third party to which the biological material is passed, if the patient wants the material delivered. This does not apply if such notification proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

Agreement on biological material given to private companies

§ 35. A private company collecting biological material for storage or drug production, etc. shall, unless otherwise provided by other legislation, ensure that there is a written agreement between the person giving the biological material and the company. The agreement must be signed by both parties.

PCS. 2. The agreement referred to in paragraph. 1 shall at least contain the following information:

1) The purpose of the collection and storage of biological material.

2) What is the biological material will be stored and the length of storage time, etc.

3) The payment conditions, possibilities for terminating the contract, the consequences of breach of contract, etc.

4) What is the status of the biological material in the event that the company ceases including whether the biological material can continue to be stored.

5) The private company, including corporate and ownership, accountability, etc.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health may lay down rules as to what further information Agreement after paragraph. 1 must contain.

Chapter 8

Access

§ 36. The rules in this chapter apply to patient records, etc. compiled by health professionals, and conducted in public or private hospitals, clinics, outpatient clinics, in private practice or in connection with treatment in private homes as well as in other public or private institutions, etc. where as part of the health business of the processing of patients.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on what information, and institutions covered by paragraph. 1.

§ 37. The person whose health drawn up patient records, etc., have requested the right to access to them. The patient has also requested the right in an easily understandable way to get the message about what information is treated in the patient record, etc. under the 1st clause., Its purpose, the categories of recipients of the data and the available information as to their source.


PCS. 2. One of parental responsibility right of access to a minor's medical records related basis. 1, see. § 14, may be limited to the extent of parental authority interest served by disclosure is found to be overridden by vital for the minors.

PCS. 3. For records journal led before 1 January 2010, right after the paragraph. 1 is limited to the extent the patient's interest to be served by disclosure is found to be overridden by vital for the person concerned or to other private interests.

§ 38. The authority, institution or health care professional responsible for patient records, etc., to decide within 10 days after the patient's request, the right of access shall be limited in accordance with § 37 paragraph. 2 and 3. If the request is not met within 10 days, the authority, institution or health care professional to inform the patient about the reason and the time when a decision can be expected to be available.

PCS. 2. Access may be given either electronically or by granting access for review of patient records, etc. on site or sent a transcript or copy.

PCS. 3. In cases where a health professional under subsection. 1 and 2 conferred powers, it is for the overall responsibility for ensuring that access is announced in accordance with the law, the operating authority.

§ 39. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed regulations on fees to cover any copying and shipping costs etc. in connection with access to the file.

Chapter 9

Confidentiality, disclosure and obtaining of health information etc.

§ 40. A patient is entitled to healthcare professionals observe silence on what the exercise of their profession learns or suspects concerning health, other purely private matters and other confidential information referred to. However, the rules in this chapter.

PCS. 2. In cases where a health care professional under §§ 41-46 conferred powers upon the individual provisions, it is generally responsible for the information disclosed or obtained in accordance with the law, the operating authority.

Disclosure of health information, in connection with the treatment of patients

§ 41. With the patient's consent, health staff may disclose information to other healthcare professionals about the patient's health, other purely private matters and other confidential information in connection with patient care or treatment of other patients.

PCS. 2. The provision in paragraph. 1 above mentioned information without the patient's consent happen when

1) it is necessary for a topical treatment for the patient, and the transfer will take into account the patient's interest and needs

2) disclosure consists of a discharge from a doctor employed in hospitals, the patient's general practitioner or the practitioner specialist who referred the patient to the hospital,

3) it consists of a discharge from a doctor who is employed at a private hospital, clinic, etc., to in no. 2, the doctors when treatment is granted after agreement with a regional or a local council under this Act

4) the transfer is necessary for the legitimate performance of evident public interest or of significant interest of patients, including one patient who can not protect his interests, health professional or other or

5) information is disclosed to the patient's general practitioner from a doctor who works as a substitute.

PCS. 3. The patient may request that information pursuant to paragraph. 2, Nos. 1-3, disclosed.

PCS. 4. The health professional who is in possession of confidential information, determine whether the disclosure under subsection. 2 is justified.

PCS. 5. Where the disclosure of information under subsection. 2, no. 4, the information relates, as soon as possible thereafter informed about the disclosure and the purpose of it, unless orientation may be omitted under other legislation or on grounds of public or private interests similar to those protected by this legislation.

PCS. 6. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the disclosure of health information, under this provision, including revealing the scope and implementation.

§ 42. Consent according to § 41 paragraph. 1 may be oral or in writing. Consent can be given to the health professional who communicates information, or to the health of person receiving the information. The consent shall be recorded in the patient record. 1st-3rd section. shall also apply when the patient objects to disclosure of information in accordance. § 41 paragraph. 3.


PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for in paragraph. 1 shall consent.

Retrieval of electronic health information, in connection with the treatment of patients

§ 42 a. Doctors and hospital staff dentists can be posted in the electronic systems to the extent necessary to obtain information about a patient's health, other purely private matters and other confidential information when necessary in the ongoing treatment of the patient.

PCS. 2. Other health professionals not covered by paragraph. 1 above may be posted in the electronic systems in which access to that health person technically limited to those patients who are being treated on the same processor as the health professional is attached, to the extent necessary to obtain information referred to in paragraph. 1 for topical treatment, when needed in the ongoing treatment of the patient.

PCS. 3. On clinics with electronic systems that only contain information for treatment administered at the treatment center, other health care professionals not covered by paragraph. 1 shall be employed at the treatment site, by posting in such systems as necessary to obtain information referred to in paragraph. 1, when it is necessary for the ongoing care of the patient. This does not apply if the treatment site has a paragraph. 1 mentioned health professional employed.

PCS. 4. The management of a treatment may allow that individual or groups of healthcare personnel who are employed at the place of treatment, can make entries in the electronic systems in accordance with paragraph. 1. Authorisation for the first section. can only be given to healthcare professionals, who need to look up after paragraph. 1 in order to carry out the functions and duties which he is engaged. Decisions taken in the first section. appears in a data security instructions for treatment instead. Decisions taken in the first section. shall be made publicly available.

PCS. 5. Doctors and hospital staff dentists can also obtain information referred to in paragraph. 1 if the collection is necessary for legitimate matters of evident public interest or of significant interest of patients, including one patient who can not protect his interests, health professional or other patients. The same applies to healthcare professionals with a license under paragraph. 4. The same applies also other healthcare professionals by posting in the electronic systems covered by paragraphs. 2 and 3 at the treatment center, health person is employed.

PCS. 6. Outside in the first paragraph. 1 and 5 above cases, doctors and hospital staff dentist with the patient's consent also be posted in the electronic systems obtain information referred to in paragraph. 1 in connection with the treatment of patients.

PCS. 7. The patient may request that a health person obtains information under subsection. 1-4.

PCS. 8. Doctors and hospital staff dentists can under their responsibility the medical students obtain information pursuant to paragraph. 1 and 5-7.

PCS. 9. A health professional can under his responsibility the secretaries provide technical assistance to lookup information that the health professional have access to, see. Paragraph. 1-8.

§ 42 b. Consent according to § 42a. 6, and expression in accordance with § 42a. 7, can be oral or in writing. The consent or notification shall be communicated to the healthcare professional who obtains the information. The consent or notification shall be recorded in the patient record.

§ 42 c. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on private controller's duty to record information about who made entries in a patient's electronic health record (logging), and the log contents, storage and deletion.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the patient's electronic access to information held by public and private controllers of who made entries in the patient's electronic health record, and at what time entries are made.

Disclosure of health information, for purposes other

§ 43. With the patient's consent, health staff for purposes other than treatment disclose information about the patient's health, other purely private matters and other confidential information to authorities, organizations, private persons, etc.

PCS. 2. The provision in paragraph. 1 above mentioned information without the patient's consent happen when

1) it is provided by law or regulations established by law, that information must be disclosed and the information is likely to have significant impact on the receiving authority casework,


2) the transfer is necessary for the legitimate performance of evident public interest or for important considerations for the patient, health professional or other or

3) the transfer is necessary for an authority to carry out supervisory and control tasks.

PCS. 3. The health professional who is in possession of confidential information, determine whether the disclosure under subsection. 2 is justified.

PCS. 4. When transmitting information in accordance with paragraph. 2, no. 2, the information relates, as soon as possible thereafter informed about the disclosure and the purpose of it, unless orientation may be omitted under other legislation or on grounds of public or private interests similar to those protected by this legislation.

§ 44. Consent according to § 43 paragraph. 1 must be in writing. The requirement for written consent may be waived when the nature or circumstances of the case justify it. The consent shall be recorded in the patient record.

PCS. 2. Consent under paragraph. 1 are eliminated within one year after it is granted.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for in paragraph. 1 shall consent.

Disclosure of health information to relatives and physician regarding deceased patients

§ 45. A health care provider may disclose information about a deceased patient's illness, cause of death and manner of death to the deceased's next of kin, the deceased's general practitioner and the doctor who had deceased in treatment if it is deemed to be contrary to the deceased's wishes and respect for deceased or other private interests do not speak crucial to this. There may also be disclosed to the deceased's next of kin by the rule of § 43 paragraph. 2, no. 2.

Disclosure of health information for specific purposes (research, statistics, etc.)

§ 46. Information on individuals' health, other purely private matters and other confidential information from patient records, etc., may be disclosed to a researcher for the use of a concrete biomedical research project if the license is granted to the project under the Act on a research ethics committee system and treatment of biomedical research projects .

PCS. 2. The information referred to in paragraph. 1, when a research project is not covered by the Act on a research ethics committee system and treatment of biomedical research projects, also disclosed to researchers for use in specific research projects of major importance to society for approval of the Board of Health, which sets out the conditions for the transfer.

PCS. 3. There may only be subsequently contacting individuals to the extent that the health professionals who have treated the person gives permission.

§ 47. Information as mentioned in § 46 may be provided to use for statistics or planning for approval of Health, which sets out the conditions for the use of information etc., see. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. The provision in paragraph. 1 The information can be made without approval of the Board of Health, when imposed by law, the information to be divulged.

§ 48. Information obtained under §§ 46 and 47 for use in research, statistics or planning, not further processed for other than statistical or scientific purposes.

PCS. 2. Disclosure of information as referred to in paragraph. 1 can only happen in a form in which the information can not be attributed to individuals.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on disclosure of information according to § 46 paragraph. 2 and § 47 paragraph. 1.

Transfer to third countries

§ 49. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for disclosure of information under this Chapter to third.

Chapter 10

Interpreter

§ 50. The Regional Council provides unpaid interpreter to people who need it in connection with treatment by general practitioners and medical specialists and hospital treatment following the rules adopted by the Interior and Health.

PCS. 2. The regions charge for an interpreter from people who have lived in this country for more than 7 years. A fee is charged for each treatment at a hospital or by a doctor, which uses an interpreter.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on calculating the period of residence, the charge and the collection of fees, including that specific individuals should not pay fees, where special circumstances warrant it.

Chapter 11

Patient Offices


§ 51. The Regional Council establish one or more patient offices who have the task of informing, guiding and advising patients about patients' rights, including the rules on access to treatment, free and extended free choice of hospital, etc., waiting times, etc. and rules on complaints and compensation in health care.

PCS. 2. Patient offices to inform practitioners and specialists on the rules on free and extended free choice of hospital, etc. and their patients' choices in hospitals, see. §§ 86-87 d.

PCS. 3. Patient offices can receive all complaints and inquiries relating to in paragraph. 1 shall be performed and shall upon request, assist in preparing and forwarding inquiries to the appropriate authority.

PCS. 4. With the patient's oral or written consent, health staff may disclose information to supervisors patient to patient offices of the patient's health, other purely private matters and other confidential information for advice and assistance to the patient. Consent may be given to the health professional who communicates information or the patient counselor who receives information. Disclosure of information to be entered in the patient record. The patient may at any time of the current course of treatment refuse to allow information to be disclosed. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on disclosure and registration of information and consent.

PCS. 5. Complaints, reviews, etc., are sent to the patient office deemed to be filed with the proper authority at the time when they are received in the patient office.

PCS. 6. Interior and Health may lay down rules on patient offices tasks and functions.

PCS. 7. The Regional Council shall lay down specific guidelines for patient offices local and organizational location as well as for their business, including those aspects that must be disclosed in patient bureau report. These guidelines submitted to the Interior and Health.

PCS. 8. Patient offices prepare annual reports on their activities. The reports submitted to the Interior and Health.

Section IV

Transplantation

Chapter 12

Transplants from living and deceased persons

Transplants from living persons

§ 52. From a person who has given its written consent, tissue and other biological material taken in the person alive for the treatment of illness or bodily injury of another person.

PCS. 2. consent may be given by the person who is 18 or older. If exceptional circumstances the surgery can be carried out with the consent of a person under 18 years, when the consent is endorsed by the custodial parent. There can be given consent to that from a person under 18 is taken not restore tissues.

PCS. 3. Before consent is granted, the recipient of a physician have been notified nature of the procedure and consequences as well as the risks of the procedure. The doctor must verify that the person has understood the importance of the information.

PCS. 4. The procedure should only take place if it is by its nature and the agreement's health can be made without immediate danger to the person.

Transplants from deceased persons

§ 53. From a person who has died or that death is brought to a hospital or similar institution, the tissue and other biological material for the treatment of illness or bodily injury of another person in accordance with paragraph. 2-4.

PCS. 2. The procedure must be carried out if the deceased after his 18th birthday in writing has been ordered accordingly. The same applies if the person orally has voted for such an intervention. Relatives of the deceased can not oppose the interference if deceased writing has made provision, unless the deceased has determined that the decision is given on the assumption of the relatives' consent.

PCS. 3. Outside in paragraph. Two mentioned cases, surgery carried out only if there is no indication from the deceased against the interference and the deceased's immediate consent to the procedure. If the deceased did not immediate, the surgery is not performed.

PCS. 4. If the deceased under 18 should surgery be carried out only if the custodial parent has consented to the procedure.

§ 54. Taking of tissue, etc. in accordance with § 52 and § 53 shall be made only by physicians who are employed in hospitals or similar institutions, and Health has approved it.

PCS. 2. Interventions according to § 53 shall not be made by the doctors who have treated the deceased during his last illness, or have established the person's death.


PCS. 3. Interventions by § 53 may not take place if there must be carried out forensic autopsy or forensic autopsy unless the surgery is likely to be irrelevant to the outcome of the investigation.

§ 55. Other operations on the dead than as specified in this chapter shall be made only if the deceased after his 18th birthday in writing has been ordered accordingly.

PCS. 2. Such measures must only be made when the irreversible cessation of breathing and heart activity occurred.

§ 56. The provisions of this Chapter shall apply to children by the end of 22 weeks of gestation are born without showing signs of life (stillbirths).

PCS. 2. The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the taking of blood, removal of minor skin areas and other minor procedures, as quite be treated as such.

Section V

Practice Sector Services

Chapter 13

Regional Council responsible for services in the practice

§ 57. The Regional Council has the responsibility to provide services for the treatment of practicing health professionals in accordance with Title V.

Chapter 14

Selecting the security group

§ 58. When issuing a certificate in accordance with § 12 a person must make a choice between security groups 1 and 2 and inform the municipality.

PCS. 2. People who are not in one of the Interior and Health Minister specified period has notified the choice of security group that will be covered by insurance group 1

PCS. 3. Persons between 15 and 18 years can choose security group without the consent of the custodial parent or guardian.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on selecting security group, etc., including situations where the local council can transfer a person from group 2 to group 1 without consent.

Chapter 15

Services

Medical Selection and medical care by a general practitioner

§ 59. Persons covered by insurance group 1, must choose a general practitioner and inform the municipality.

PCS. 2. Persons between 15 and 18 years can choose a general practitioner without the consent of the custodial parent or guardian.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the choice of general practitioner.

§ 60. The Regional Council provides free treatment at the selected general practitioner to persons covered by the security group 1.

PCS. 2. For persons covered by the insurance group 2, provides regional council grants to treatment by general practitioners by the same amount, to be held for similar medical services to people covered by the insurance group 1

§ 61. The Regional Council outside of a doctor free of charge preventive health examinations and guidance on Perinatal Care for women during pregnancy.

PCS. 2. Board of Health determines the number of preventive health examinations by paragraph. 1.

§ 62. The Regional Council provides free of charge guidance on the use of contraceptive methods to people regardless of security group with a general practitioner after the person's own choice.

PCS. 2. Instructions can be offered and provided to minors without the consent of the custodial parent.

§ 63. The Regional Council offers all children under school age seven unpaid, preventive health examinations by general practitioners, including three studies in child's first year.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the regional council's obligations under paragraph. 1.

§ 64. The Regional Council provides free treatment by a specialist to persons covered by the insurance group 1 when the treatment follows referral from the chosen general practitioner referred. However paragraph. 4.

PCS. 2. For persons covered by the insurance group 2, provides regional council subsidies for treatment by a specialist by the same amount, to be held for similar medical services to persons who are subject to security group 1.

PCS. 3. In the treatment or examination, after referral from a general practitioner provided by a specialist within whose specialty there is no agreement with the public, outside the regional council grants to cover part of the cost in line with rules set by domestic and health Minister.


PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on referral to treatment in accordance with paragraph. 1, including the requirement for referral to treatment by a specialist may be waived within specified limits. Furthermore, the Interior and Health Minister specify rules that a practicing specialist can refer to treatment in another medical specialists within specified limits.

Reimbursements of dentist, chiropractor, physiotherapist, podiatrist, psychologist, etc.

§ 65. The Regional Council subsidizes dental treatment.

§ 66. The Regional Council provides funding for treatment by a chiropractor.

§ 67. The Regional Council provides funding for treatment by a physiotherapist on doctor.

§ 68. The Regional Council provides funding for treatment by a podiatrist on doctor.

§ 69. The Regional Council provides funding for treatment by a psychologist on doctor.

§ 70. The Regional Council outside the rules set by the Interior and Health Minister subsidies for glasses for children under 16 years.

§ 71. Interior and Health may lay down rules on the granting of subsidies for operations other than specified in §§ 65-69.

§ 72. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for subsidies under §§ 65-71.

§ 73. The municipal council may, exceptionally, provide assistance to supplement the in §§ 60 and 64-71 services in question.

Section VI

Hospital Services

Chapter 16

Region Council responsibility for hospital services

§ 74. The Regional Council has the responsibility to safeguard the hospital tasks.

PCS. 2. For a region hospital belongs to the region's own hospitals and related treatment facilities etc.

§ 75. The Regional Council may cooperate with other regions hospital as part of the solution of the hospital tasks.

PCS. 2. The Regional Council may also enter into agreements with or otherwise use private institutions as part of the solution of the hospital tasks. Interior and Health may lay down rules on the regions' use of such institutions.

PCS. 3. Regional Council included an operating agreement in § 79 paragraph. 2, said private specialized hospitals and others, which is located in the region.

PCS. 4. The Regional Council included an operating agreement with independent hospices, which is located in the region and who wish to enter into agreement offering hospice seats. Interior and Health shall lay down more detailed rules, including the number of hospice beds, as a regional council shall offer to enter into an operating agreement, and whether the terms of the Operating Agreement.

PCS. 5. Interior and Health may, upon application from a private institution referred to in paragraph. 2 and 4 provide that free choice rules in § 86 wholly or partly applicable to the institution.

§ 76. Interior and Health may lay down rules on a regional council access to as part of the solution of the hospital tasks to drive or use hospitals and institutions abroad, including in the regions pay for treatment abroad.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down the extent to which the provisions of Title VI and in § 171 of carriage is applicable where a regional driver or using institutions abroad.

§ 77. The Regional Council may participate in the operation, management or financing etc. of a hospital if it is operated in accordance with this Act.

§ 78. Interior and Health may lay down rules that a regional fee can provide hospital treatment for persons who are not entitled to hospital treatment under this Act.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules that a regional fee can offer treatments and services at the hospitals in the region, including the rental of premises and equipment for public authorities and private companies.


PCS. 3. A regional council may by Interior and Health Minister's approval cooperate with public authorities and private companies, including a company, in the resolution of common tasks in accordance with Title VI, XI, XII and XIV-XVI and assume the associated costs. A regional council may participate including with other regional and municipal councils in collaborations that result in the reduction of the regional council's powers. Cooperation under the 1st clause. Under. Also point 2. Shall be deemed approved unless the Regional Council receives refused authorization within 1 month of the Interior and the Minister of Health has received information from the regional council on cooperation. Interior and Health may lay down rules about what information orientation which shall include postponing the deadline if the necessary information is not available at the orientation. Interior and Health may lay down rules stipulating that certain forms of cooperation can be made without approval.

PCS. 4. A local council can participate in collaborations in accordance with paragraph. 3 when cooperation also carry out tasks which the municipalities are entitled to protect. Local council may participate in regional councils and other municipal councils in collaborations that result in the reduction of municipal powers.

PCS. 5. A regional council may by Interior and Health Minister's approval to undertake tasks and associated costs, not covered by this law, if it has significant impact on the performance of regional council in accordance with Title VI, XI, XII and XIV-XVI.

Chapter 17

Hospital treatment etc.

§ 79. The Regional Council provide hospital treatment for persons residing in the region at its hospital and other regions hospitals. The provisions for hospital treatment in Title VI also includes diagnostic tests for use by general practitioners, see. § 60, and practicing specialists, see. § 64.

PCS. 2. The Regional Council also provides hospital services to persons residing in the region, the following private specialist hospitals and others .: Sankt Lukas Hospice, Deaconess Hospice, Sct. Maria Hospice, rehabilitation centers for traumatized refugees OASIS, RCT in Copenhagen and RCT-Jutland, Dianalund Epilepsy Hospital, Multiple Sclerosis Center Haslev, Multiple Sclerosis Center Ry, PTU's Rehabilitation Centre for health and training in Middelfart, Center for health and training in Aarhus, Center for Health and training in Skælskør, Rehabilitation Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, Vejle Fjord and the Center for Brain Injury.

§ 80. The Regional Council provides emergency treatment to persons who are not resident in the country but who is temporarily present in the region, see. § 8, at his or by other regions hospital.

PCS. 2. In addition, outside the regional council treatment to in paragraph. 1 mentioned persons if, under the circumstances not deemed reasonable to refer the person to the treatment at home, including the Faroe Islands and Greenland, or the person can not tolerate being moved to a hospital there.

§ 81. Hospital treatment in accordance with Title VI, VII and VIII are free for the patient in accordance. However paragraph. 2-4.

PCS. 2. The Regional Council may charge the patient for treatment according to § 80 paragraph. 2. The treatment can be provided free of charge, when the regional council in the circumstances deem it appropriate.

PCS. 3. Where circumstances warrant, the Interior and the Minister of Health, regardless of the rules in §§ 79 and 80, lay down rules on that regional councils free of charge, to provide certain treatments, regardless of where the patient lives.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health may lay down rules whereby the aid persons who are staying temporarily in this country, free treatment at the regional hospital.

§ 82. The Regional Council providing treatment to persons residing in another region, it must be in the same terms on which the regional council provide treatment to persons residing in the region.

Chapter 18

Special hospital services

§ 83. The Regional Council provides preventive health examinations by a midwife and help of a midwife at home.

§ 84. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules as to the regional council offers rehabilitation to patients who have a medically justified need for continued rehabilitation after discharge from hospital.

§ 85. The Regional Council offers biennial breast exam for women who are between 50 and 69 years and who reside in the region, see. § 277, paragraph. 9.

PCS. 2. The study includes x-ray (mammogram).

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the offer of breast examination.


Chapter 19

Free choice of hospital

§ 86. A person referred to hospital treatment, you can choose between home hospitals in the region, other regions, hospitals and private specialized hospitals, etc., mentioned in § 79 paragraph. 2, regardless of residence region treatment and criteria for hospital treatment in his hospital.

PCS. 2. A hospital can refuse to receive people from other regions if justified by the capacity reasons, and if overriding reasons relating to persons resident in the region would otherwise be infringed. Interior and Health shall lay down more detailed rules.

PCS. 3. For psychiatric patients can access to choose after paragraph. 1 restricted if the interests of the warrant. The right to choose where a diagnostic study, see. § 79 paragraph. 1, point 2. Shall be performed may not restrict the meaning. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health Minister may, after consultation with the Minister of Justice and Minister of Welfare set rules that people do not have the right to choose the hospital in accordance with paragraph. 1 and 3, when the

1) inclusion in Probation institutions

2) they are placed in the institution under the Administration of Justice Act, Chapter 11 of the law on detention and other coercion in psychiatry or criminal law,

3) they are placed in a secured ward under the Social Services Act, or

4) they are deprived of their liberty or their agency is otherwise subject to restrictions under the Aliens Act.

Chapter 20

Expanded free hospital

§ 87. A person who is referred to the hospital, can choose to be treated at one of the hospitals, clinics, etc., as the regional councils have contracted with under subsection. 5 (agreement hospitals) if the regional council in the region of residence does not, within one month after the referral has been received, can offer treatment at their own hospitals or any of the in § 79 of the hospitals, the regional council works with or ordinarily used.

PCS. 2. The calculation of the time limit under paragraph. 1 is not included periods when the person undergoing a feasibility study course. However counted waiting time beyond two weeks for each trial in the time limit.

PCS. 3. A person who has been offered a date for surgery at a regional hospital, can choose to be treated in a Memorandum hospital if the regional council change the date.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the definition of and conditions for treatment covered by paragraph. 1 and 3, including to exclude certain therapies. It also provides for the Minister of rules on regional councils, the obligations to provide information on this treatment.

PCS. 5. The regional councils jointly sign agreement with privately-owned hospitals, clinics, etc. in Denmark and hospitals, etc. abroad who wish to enter into an agreement on the treatment of patients following paragraph. 1 and 3.

PCS. 6. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on requirements for documentation etc. from privately-owned hospitals, clinics, etc., entering into an agreement under subsection. 5.

Chapter 20 a

Extended right to examination and treatment for mentally ill children and adolescents

§ 87 a. Persons who are not 19 years in reference to psychiatric examination or treatment, can choose to be examined and treated in accordance with §§ 87 b-87 d.

§ 87 b. A person who is referred for psychiatric examination, may choose to be examined in one of the hospitals, clinics, etc., which has a contract with the regional councils according to § 87 c paragraph. 1 (Agreement hospitals) if the regional council in the region of residence is not within 2 months after the referral has been received, can offer study at their own hospitals or any of the in § 79 of the hospitals, the regional council works with or ordinarily used (cooperative hospitals).

PCS. 2. Showing the psychiatric examination that a person needs to quickly receive treatment to prevent worsening of his condition, he may choose to be treated in a Memorandum hospital if the region of residence can not offer treatment within 2 months after study completion.

PCS. 3. Although the region of residence offers treatment within 2 months, a person under subsection. 1 has been studied in a Memorandum hospital and who need rapid treatment referred to. Paragraphs. 2, choose to be treated in the agreement the hospital where the person has been examined whenever the hospital can provide treatment immediately after the survey.


PCS. 4. Court under subsection. 1 and 2 to choose to be examined and treated at an agreement hospital lapses if the waiting time for examination or treatment at hospital agreement exceeds the waiting time here at the residence region's hospitals and cooperative hospitals.

§ 87 c. The regional councils jointly sign agreement with privately-owned hospitals, clinics, etc. in Denmark and hospitals, clinics, etc. abroad who want to negotiate the examination and treatment according to §§ 87 a and 87 b.

§ 87 d. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules of any investigation and treatment rights under this chapter, including documentation requirements, etc. agreement hospitals, see. § 87 c paragraph. 1, and the procedure for referring patients etc.

Chapter 20 b

Extended right to treatment for mentally ill adults

§ 87 e. Persons who at the time of referral for psychiatric treatment the age of 19, can choose to be treated in accordance with §§ 87 f-87 h.

§ 87 f. A person who is referred for psychiatric treatment, can choose to be treated at one of the hospitals or the clinics, etc., which has a contract with the regional councils in accordance with § 87 g (agreement hospitals) if the regional council in the region of residence not within 2 months after the referral has been received, can offer treatment at their own hospitals or any of the in § 79 of the hospitals, the regional council works with or ordinarily used (cooperative hospitals).

PCS. 2. The right under subsection. 1 to choose to be treated at a hospital agreement will lapse if the wait for treatment at hospital agreement exceeds the waiting time here at the residence region's hospitals and cooperative hospitals.

§ 87 g. The regional councils jointly sign agreement with privately-owned hospitals, clinics, etc. in Denmark and hospitals, clinics, etc. abroad who want to negotiate the treatment according to §§ 87 e and 87 f.

§ 87 h. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the extended behandlingsret under this chapter, including documentation requirements, etc. agreement hospitals, see. § 87 g, and the procedure for referring patients etc.

Chapter 20 c

Arbitration Board

§ 87. If there is a dispute between the regional councils jointly and privately-owned hospitals, clinics, etc. in Denmark or hospitals, clinics, etc. abroad on the terms of an agreement for examination and treatment according to § 87 paragraph. 5, § 87 c and § 87 g, the hospitals, clinics, etc., individually or jointly submit the dispute to an arbitration tribunal.

PCS. 2. Where a matter is referred for arbitration board shall appoint the Interior and the Minister of Health to the Board an umpire and an alternate for the umpire. Regions jointly appoint one arbitrator, and the hospitals, clinics, etc. appoint an arbitrator. Both umpire alternate and arbitration men must have financial expertise and insight into the health conditions.

PCS. 3. The examination of an arbitration participant umpire and the two arbitrators men. The umpire can call for special experts to assist in the proceedings. Interior and Health Ministry provides secretarial support to the arbitration board.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on arbitration board and on the handling of arbitration cases, including the Rules of Procedure. The Minister also lays down rules on remuneration for umpire Arbitration men and the special experts who are summoned, and on costs and their distribution.

PCS. 5. The arbitration board's decision can not be appealed to any other administrative authority.

Chapter 21

Maximum waiting times for treatment of life-threatening diseases

§ 88. For patients suffering from life-threatening diseases for which Health has set maximum waiting times for treatment, outside the regional council in the region of residence treatment at his hospital within the National Board of Health set waiting time.

PCS. 2. Domicile Regional Council shall, within 8 days after one of the region's hospitals have received the referral of a patient to inform the patient about the regional council can offer treatment at his hospital within the prescribed maximum waiting time, and if so, inform the patient a date for the preliminary study. If the regional council in the region of residence is not in a position to offer treatment within the prescribed maximum waiting time, the patient should, if possible, be offered treatment at a hospital in another region, at a private hospital in Denmark or in a hospital abroad which can offer treatment within the prescribed maximum waiting time.


PCS. 3. Can the regional council in the region of residence does not provide a treatment referred to in paragraph. 2, the regional council, if the patient wants it as soon as possible notify the National Board of Health. Health authorities refer hereafter if possible patient treatment in a hospital in another region or at a private hospital in Denmark or in a hospital abroad. Board of Health may in special cases impose a public hospital in the country to perform the treatment of the patient.

PCS. 4. Can the Board of Health does not provide a care service following paragraph. 3, and takes the patient himself a private hospital in Denmark or abroad, to carry out the treatment, the patient is referred, will support this treatment equal to the average cost of a similar treatment in a Danish public hospital, however, at most equal to the actual payment for the treatment. There may not be awarded under this provision to alternative treatment or treatment that has a research or experimental nature.

PCS. 5. The obligation to refer patients for treatment in accordance with paragraph. 2 and 3 shall not apply to the hospital where the Board of Health estimates that the treatment rate is excessive or that the cost of transport and accommodation are disproportionately high.

PCS. 6. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on access to treatment and regional councils, the obligations under paragraph. 2-5.

Chapter 22

Treatment abroad

§ 89. The Regional Council may offer a patient referral to treatment abroad.

PCS. 2. The regional council must offer a patient referral to treatment abroad if the treatment is not available at a Danish hospital when the patient is set for this purpose by the hospital, which in this country has the highest domestic special knowledge, and the setting is approved by the FDA.

PCS. 3. The Regional Council may, when a patient is set thereto of a hospital ward with national or regional service, offering a patient reference to research treatment abroad if the treatment is not available at a Danish hospital.

PCS. 4. Health Protection Agency advises hospitals on treatment of patients who have a life-threatening disease that can not immediately be offered treatment at public hospitals in the country or abroad in accordance with paragraph. 1-3.

PCS. 5. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules and conditions for referral of patients for treatment abroad in accordance with paragraph. 1-4.

Chapter 23

Disclosure

§ 90. The regional council shall, no later than 8 days after one of the Board hospitals have received the referral of a patient, inform the patient

1) the date and place for examination or treatment

2) whether the patient within 1 month offered a diagnostic test, see. § 79 paragraph. 1, point 2., Or treatment in accordance with § 87. 1, respectively, within 2 months offered treatment under the provisions of § 87 a, § 87 b, § 87 e and § 87 f,

3) the right to choose hospitals by §§ 86-87 b, 87 e and 87 f,

4) on the waiting list for treatment at the region's own and other regions hospitals as well as by the in § 79 paragraph. 2, said private specialized hospitals Others

5) that the patient contact the hospital can get the number of treatments carried out on the no. 4, the hospitals, and

6) that the hospital offers to refer the patient to another hospital after §§ 86-87 b, 87 e and 87 f.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules on regional councils, the disclosure.

Chapter 23 a

Contacts

§ 90 a. The Regional Council offers one or more contacts to a patient who received outpatient treatment or therapy during hospitalization in the region's hospitals when treatment combined extend over more than 2 days, see. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. Although treatment only extends over 1-2 days, offering regional council one or more contacts, if a patient has a particular need for it.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health may lay down rules as to which groups of patients should be offered contacts by paragraph. 2, and at what point in the treatment granting of contact must be made.

§ 90 b. On the same day a patient takes on an offer of a contact in accordance with § 90a, the regional council verbally and in writing, inform the patient about the contact's name and function.

PCS. 2. The contact must be a health person referred to. However paragraph. 3, which is involved in patient care.


PCS. 3. Interior and Health may lay down rules on contacts' functions and rules that other than health professionals can be appointed as correspondents.

§ 90 c. §§ 90 a and 90 b and rules laid down in pursuance thereof shall apply mutatis mutandis for

1) private hospitals and institutions and others, as the Regional Council has contracted with or otherwise use, see. § 75 paragraph. 2

2) independent hospices, the regional council has entered into an agreement with the meaning. § 75 paragraph. 4

3) private institutions, the Interior and Health has determined that the free choice rules in § 86 wholly or partly applicable to the meaning. § 75 paragraph. 5 and

4) private specialized hospitals and others, see. § 79 paragraph. 2.

Chapter 24

Amount for personal necessities

§ 91. Interior and Health may lay down rules on that hospitals and related institutions pay an amount for personal necessities to people who do not receive pensions or other income during prolonged hospitalizations. Interior and Health shall lay down the amount.

Section VII

Termination of pregnancy and fetal reduction

Chapter 25

Terms of abortion

§ 92. A woman can without permission have her pregnancy aborted if the procedure can be carried out before the 12th week of pregnancy and the woman, according to the rules of § 100 is observed, maintains his desire for an abortion.

§ 93. Although the 12th week of pregnancy has expired, a woman without special permission have her pregnancy aborted if the procedure is necessary to avert a risk to her life or a serious deterioration of her physical or mental health, and this danger is exclusively or quite predominantly medically justified.

§ 94. Is 12th week of pregnancy expired, can a woman be permitted to abortion if

1) pregnancy, birth or care for the child jeopardizes the deterioration of her health because of present or threatening physical or mental illness or impairment, or as a result of her other life circumstances

2) pregnancy due to circumstances covered by the Penal Code § 210 and §§ 216-224,

3) there is a risk that the child because of a genetic predisposition or damage or disease in the fetus will have a serious physical or mental disorder,

4) the woman because of physical or mental disorder or low intelligence is not able to care for the child in a proper way

5) the woman due to young age or immaturity is not currently able to care for the child in a proper way or

6) pregnancy, birth or care for the child is likely to cause a serious strain on the woman, who can not be averted by other means, so that the interests of the woman, to the maintenance of the home or caring for the family's other children may be deemed necessary the termination of pregnancy. The decision taken into account the woman's age, workload and personal circumstances otherwise and for family accommodation, economic and health conditions.

PCS. 2. Permission for abortion should only be given if the conditions that justify the application thereof is of such weight that it appears justified to expose her to the increased health risk, as the procedure entails.

PCS. 3. Do fetus is assumed to be viable, the permission for abortion issued only in paragraphs. 1, no. 3, those factors are of overriding importance for it.

Chapter 26

Terms of fetal reduction

§ 95. A woman who is pregnant with multiple fetuses, may without special permission reduce the number of fetuses whose intervention can be made before the end of the 12th week of pregnancy and significantly reduces the risk that a woman will spontaneously abort fetuses that a or more fetuses as a result of premature birth will not be viable or will have a serious physical or mental disorder, there will be danger to the woman's life or her physical or mental health will be significantly impaired.

PCS. 2. Is the 12th week of pregnancy expired, a woman in the paragraph. 1 case referred to obtain permission to fetal reduction if there are special circumstances.

PCS. 3. Outside in paragraph. 1 second case, a woman may be allowed to reduce the number of embryos if there is a risk that the fetus because of genetic predisposition or damage or disease in the fetus will have a serious physical or mental disorder.


PCS. 4. Do fetus in accordance with paragraph. 2 and 3 shall be assumed to be viable, the permission for embryo reduction granted only if they paragraph. 3, the circumstances are of overriding importance for it.

§ 96. Although the 12th week of pregnancy has expired, a woman without a permit reducing the number of fetuses if surgery is necessary to avert a risk to her life or a serious deterioration of her physical or mental health, and this risk entirely or quite predominantly medically justified.

Chapter 27

Committee and appeal board for abortion and fetal reduction

§ 97. Interior and the Minister of Health set up for each region one or more consultations which decides cases according to § 94, § 95 paragraph. 2 and 3, § 98 paragraph. 2 and § 99 paragraph. 2 and 3. A consultation consists of an employee by region with legal or social education and two doctors. One doctor must be a specialist in gynecology and as far as the staff of a local hospital, while the other must be a specialist in psychiatry or have special knowledge of social medicine.

PCS. 2. A samråds decision can be appealed before an appeals board, who also supervises over the activities. Appeals Tribunal set up by the Interior and Health, consists of a chairman and a number of other members. The chairman shall be a judge. In addressing each complaint involves at least three members, including the chairman or a member who meets the conditions to be Chairman of the Board. Of the two other members, one shall be a specialist in gynecology, while the other must be a specialist in psychiatry or have special knowledge of social medicine.

PCS. 3. Consent may be given only if there is agreement in conciliation or appeals board.

PCS. 4. Consultation and boards of appeal members and deputies appointed by the Interior and Health for up to 4 years at a time.

PCS. 5. Interior and Health shall lay down rules of procedure for consultations and appeals board.

Chapter 28

Process

§ 98. Request for abortion or fetal reduction shall be made by the woman herself.

PCS. 2. Is the woman because of mental illness, impaired mental development, severely weakened health or other reason unable to understand the meaning of the interference, may conciliation when circumstances so warrant, authorize abortion or fetal reduction at the request of a specially appointed guardian. For the appointment of the guardian, the provision of Guardianship Act § 50 shall apply accordingly. The decision of the Appeals Tribunal may be appealed to the woman or guardian.

§ 99. If the woman under 18, and she has not married, the custodial parent consent to the application.

PCS. 2. Consultations may, when circumstances justify it, allow the consent pursuant to paragraph. 1 can not be obtained. The decision of the can of the woman brought before the appeals board.

PCS. 3. The consultation may, when circumstances so warrant, authorize abortion or fetal reduction, even if the consent referred. 1 denied. The decision of the Appeals Tribunal may be appealed to the woman or the custodial parent.

§ 100. The application for an abortion or fetal reduction submitted to a doctor or to a regional council.

PCS. 2. If the request to a doctor must make the woman aware that she contact the regional council can get advice on the options available for support during the pregnancy and for support after giving birth. If the request to the regional council, the woman if she wants the information referred to in point 1.

PCS. 3. The woman should be informed by the physician about the nature of the procedure and direct consequences as well as the risks likely to be associated with the procedure. The same applies to the one who must make the request in accordance with § 98 paragraph. 2, or consent according to § 99 paragraph. 1.

PCS. 4. Where the doctor that the conditions for termination of pregnancy or fetal reduction in § 92, § 93, § 95 paragraph. 1, or § 96 are not met, a physician must immediately submit the request with its opinion to the regional council.

PCS. 5. Prior to and after the procedure, the woman offered a support call. Interior and Health shall lay down the detailed rules.

PCS. 6. Where observations are requesting termination of pregnancy based on circumstances mentioned in § 94 paragraph. 1, no. 3, or fetal reduction based on circumstances mentioned in § 95 paragraph. 3, the woman offered information on the possibility for additional information and advice from relevant disability organizations etc.


§ 101. Termination of pregnancy after the end of 12 weeks of gestation and fetal reduction may only be performed by doctors at regional hospitals.

§ 102. Doctors, nurses, midwives, auxiliary nurses and healthcare assistants, for whom it is contrary to their ethical or religious opinion that perform or assist in abortion or fetal reduction, shall upon request be exempted therefrom. The same applies to people who are training for one of the above professions.

§ 103. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the request for termination of pregnancy and fetal reduction and the treatment of cases accordingly.

Section VIII

Sterilization and castration

Chapter 29

Scope

§ 104. The provisions of Title VIII used to interventions which gonads removed or treatments, thereby permanently put out of operation (castration), and other interventions that are permanently repeal fertility (sterilization).

PCS. 2. Interventions and treatments to cure physical illness is not covered by the provisions of Title VIII.

Chapter 30

Sterilization

§ 105. Anyone who is at least 25 years may, without authorization be sterilized.

PCS. 2. This does not apply to persons covered by the provisions of § 110 and § 111.

§ 106. Even if a woman is under 25, she can be sterilized without special permission, if necessary to prevent pregnancy to avert danger to her life or of serious and lasting deterioration of her physical or mental health, and this danger is exclusively or quite predominantly medically justified.

PCS. 2. If the conditions in paragraph. 1 are met and the woman's spouse or partner is under 25, he may instead get permission for sterilization, see. However, § 107 paragraph. 3.

§ 107. If the requirements of § 105 or § 106 are not met, consent to sterilization is given if

1) that because of inherited sites of the applicant or his spouse or partner is such a danger that any children will have a serious physical or mental disorder, it is considered desirable to prevent births

2) the applicant or his spouse or partner because of mental illness or other mental disorder, low intelligence, rougher character deviations or serious physical disease is unfit to care for children in a responsible way

3) for exceptional reasons, is significant risk that the applicant or his spouse or partner can not carry a future pregnancy, or that the child will not be viable or will be born with significant damage or

4) the conditions under which the applicant and his family live, makes it necessary to avoid childbirth. The decision taken regarding family health, housing and economic conditions and the number of children up and whether it should be expected that more children will result in a significant impact on conditions through deterioration of the applicant's health condition, significant increase in its workload or otherwise .

PCS. 2. In determining whether sterilization may be permitted, must pay particular attention to whether the conditions that justify sterilization, can be assumed to be permanent, and whether there is a reasonable prospect that the prevention of pregnancy can be achieved by other manner.

PCS. 3. Sterilization of persons under 18 years must not be permitted unless exceptional circumstances justify it.

Chapter 31

Committee and appeal board for sterilization

§ 108. Cases in accordance with § 106 paragraph. 2 and §§ 107, 110 and 111 is determined by the consultation, set up under § 97.

PCS. 2. A samråds decision can be appealed to the appeal board established under § 97.

PCS. 3. The consultation is approved by a special appointed Judge of the examination of an application from a person who

1) is under 18 years

2) are subject to measures under the Criminal Code §§ 68-70 or

3) against his will is hospitalized or detained in a regional hospital in pursuance of the detention and other coercion in psychiatry.

PCS. 4. Permission may be granted only if there is agreement in conciliation or appeals board.

PCS. 5. Interior and the Minister of Health appoints judges and their substitutes are following paragraph. 3. The appointment shall be valid for 4 years and can include more consultation.

Chapter 32

Process

§ 109. Request for sterilization must be made by the person on whom the surgery must be carried out, see. However, § 110.


§ 110. If the person who has made a request sterilization after § 109 because of mental illness, impaired mental development, severely weakened health or other reason, even for a long time unable to understand the meaning of the interference, may conciliation request from a specially appointed guardian allow sterilization, when the circumstances so warrant. For the appointment of the guardian, the provision of Guardianship Act § 50 shall apply accordingly. The decision of the Appeals Board may be brought before it, on whom the surgery to be made, and by the guardian.

§ 111. Is it, on whom the surgery to be made, a person under 18 who is not married, is the insane or stunted mentally, or found it in general because of the applicant's mental condition, including low intelligence, concern that this on its own requests sterilization, the conciliation permit sterilization at the request of the person concerned and the custodial parent or a specially appointed guardian. For the appointment of guardians, the provision of Guardianship Act § 50 shall apply accordingly. The decision of the Appeals Board may be referred to by the applicant, the custodial parent and guardian.

§ 112. Request for sterilization submitted to a doctor or to a regional council.

PCS. 2. If the conditions in § 105 or § 106, paragraph. 1, are met, the absence of circumstances referred to in § 110 or § 111, whereas the doctor or the regional council that the sterilization treatment. Otherwise, the doctor must refer the request with its opinion to the regional council.

§ 113. The person on whom the surgery is to be made should a physician of the nature of the procedure and the direct consequences and the risks likely to be associated with the procedure. The same applies to the one who must make the request in accordance with § 110 or accede to the request under § 111.

§ 114. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the request for sterilization and treatment of cases relating to it.

Chapter 33

Castration

§ 115. A person may be authorized to castration, including for sex change if the applicant's sexual drive leads to significant emotional suffering or social deterioration.

PCS. 2. A person may be authorized to castration, if the applicant's sex drive exposes this for committing crimes.

PCS. 3. Castration of persons under 21 years must not be permitted unless exceptional reasons.

§ 116. Permission to castration given by the Interior and Health.

PCS. 2. § 110 and § 111 shall apply to applications for castration. The decisions in applications for sterilization in accordance with § 110 and § 111 taken by a consultation or appeals board shall be taken, however, of the Interior and the Minister of Health, in the case of an application for castration.

PCS. 3. § 113 shall apply mutatis mutandis by castration.

§ 117. Interior and Health may lay down rules on the application for castration and treatment of cases relating to it.

Title IX

Municipal healthcare

Chapter 34

Local council's responsibility

§ 118. The municipal council is responsible for providing offers of health benefits under Title IX.

Chapter 35

Prevention and health

§ 119. The municipal council is responsible for the fulfillment of its duties towards citizens to create a framework for a healthy lifestyle.

PCS. 2. The municipal council shall establish prevention and health promotion services for the citizens.

PCS. 3. The Regional Council offers patient targeted prevention in hospitals and in private practices, etc. and advice, etc. in relation to local efforts by paragraph. 1 and 2.

Chapter 36

Preventative health services for children and young

§ 120. The municipal council helps to ensure children and youth healthy growth and create good conditions for a healthy adult life.

PCS. 2. Municipal offer must be organized, so that partly granted a general prevention and health promotion, secondly, individual-oriented effort that is aimed at all children, and a special effort specifically aimed at children with special needs.

§ 121. The municipal council offers all children free health guidance, assistance and function examination by a healthcare provider until the end of compulsory education.

PCS. 2. The municipal council offers all children and young people of school age two unpaid preventive health examinations by a doctor or nurse.


§ 122. The municipal council shall charge offer all children and young people with special needs increased efforts until the end of compulsory education, including further advice and additional preventive examinations by a health visitor or doctor.

PCS. 2. People for whom compulsory education has ended, when special circumstances apply, offered services referred to in paragraph. 1 after the local council's decision.

§ 123. The municipal council set up to accommodate children with special needs a multidisciplinary team to ensure that the individual's development, health and well-being promoted, and that sufficient contacts to medical, psychological and other expertise.

§ 124. The municipal council assists the charge schools, day care centers for children and young people and the municipal brokered daycare with guidance on general health promotion and disease prevention measures.

§ 125. Children and youth who attend school in another municipality than the municipality of residence, should be offered preventive services in the municipality where the school is located.

§ 126. Interior and Health may lay down rules on municipal obligations under §§ 120-125.

PCS. 2. Board of Health may in special cases authorize tasks under this Act assigned to a healthcare provider, performed by a nurse.

Chapter 37

Public dental

Dental care for children and adolescents

§ 127. The municipal council offers all children and adolescents under 18 years of residence in the municipality of charge preventive care and treatment.

PCS. 2. The municipal council is responsible for the completion of treatment entries beyond the age of 18.

§ 128. The municipal council offers dental care in accordance with § 127 public clinics or by practicing dentists, who entering into agreement with.

§ 129. Children and young people under 18 who want a different dental services than the municipal charge made available, can choose to receive child and youth dental care in private dental practice of their choice or in another municipality dental clinic, see. Paragraph. 2-4.

PCS. 2. The local council provides funding for dental care for children under 16 years receiving dental care for children in private dental practice, where this is not part of the deal, which the local council makes available free of charge. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on access to grants and the grant.

PCS. 3. Young people aged 16 to 17 years old can choose whether they want to receive the unpaid municipal dental services by practicing dentist of your choice or at a municipal clinic if the local council has created one.

PCS. 4. For children and young people under 18 who choose dental care in another municipality dental clinic that is more expensive than the children and youth dental care in the municipality of residence, can treat municipality charge a co-payment equal to the difference between the average cost per. child in the public dental respectively deal with the municipality and the municipality of residence.

PCS. 5. A municipality can refuse to accept children from other municipalities if it is justified by capacity considerations.

PCS. 6. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on access to switch between a municipal clinic dental care and private dental practice and the right to receive dental care service in another municipality dental office.

§ 130. Interior and Health may lay down rules on the use of resources in the municipal child and youth dental care.

Dental care

§ 131. The municipal council offers preventive care and treatment to persons because of reduced mobility or extensive physical or mental disability are difficult to exploit the ordinary dental services.

PCS. 2. Persons who are offered dental care at a municipal clinic can choose instead to receive the dental care service from a private practicing dentist or clinical dental technician.

PCS. 3. The local authority may enter into an agreement with the Regional Council that the regional council is responsible for dental care for the paragraph. 1 persons covered.

§ 132. The municipal council may decide that persons receiving a municipal dental services in accordance with § 131, will have to pay part of the cost of dental care.


PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for the size of the maximum annual payment charge that the local council may require the patient. For preventive care and treatment, subject to agreement with the Danish Dental Association, and subsidized pursuant to § 65, the local maximum charge the patient a payment rate equal to the patient's co-payment in practice dentistry.

Special Dentistry

§ 133. The municipal council offers a specialized dental care for the mentally ill, mentally retarded and others who can not avail themselves of ordinary dental services for children and youth dental care, dentistry practice or care dentistry.

PCS. 2. The municipal council can provide the specialized dental care under paragraph. 1, by establishing treatment services at own institutions or through the conclusion of this with other municipal councils, regional or private clinics.

PCS. 3. Regional Council operates by appointment specialized dental services to in paragraph. 1 person named groups.

PCS. 4. The municipal council shall prepare an annual statement of needs and municipality expected use of places in the region. Based on the municipal council's statement concluded an annual framework agreement between the district and regional councils, which form the basis for the region's adjustment and development responsibility for the offers regional council operates.

PCS. 5. Interior and Health may lay down rules concerning the annual report and the framework agreement in accordance with paragraph. 4.

§ 134. The municipal council may decide that persons who receive a specialized dental services in accordance with § 133, will have to pay part of the cost of dental care.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for the size of the maximum annual payment charge that the local council may require the patient.

PCS. 3. Children and young people under 18 who receive a special dental services in accordance with § 133, are not required to pay for the treatment.

Financial support for dental prostheses by accidental dental injury

§ 135. The municipal council provides support for dentures to people in case of functional or disfigurement resulting from accidental injury to teeth, mouth or jaw.

Coordination of dentistry etc.

§ 136. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the scope and requirements of the local dental care, see. §§ 127-134.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down rules for granting aid under § 135.

§ 137. The municipal councils and regional council must ensure the coordination of the public dental care and dental care in private practice, see. §§ 65, 127, 129, 131, 133, 162, 163 and 166.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on coordination.

Chapter 38

Home nursing

§ 138. The municipal council is responsible for the granting of unpaid home nursing care for medical referral for persons residing in the municipality.

§ 139. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the extent and standards for municipal home nursing.

Chapter 39

Rehabilitation

§ 140. The municipal council offers rehabilitation free of charge to persons who following discharge from hospital have a medically substantiate need for rehabilitation,. § 84 on rehabilitation plans.

PCS. 2. municipal council's endeavors paragraph. 1 is organized in conjunction with the municipal training services, etc. under other legislation.

PCS. 3. The municipal council can provide rehabilitation services in accordance with paragraph. 1. By establishing treatment services at own institutions or through the conclusion of this with other municipal councils, regional or private institutions.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the patients the opportunity to choose among offers of rehabilitation.

Chapter 39 a

Physiotherapy etc.

§ 140 a. The municipal council offers free treatment by a physiotherapist in the practice by physician referral.

PCS. 2. The local council may also offer free treatment by a physiotherapist on doctor by establishing offer of physiotherapy at their own institutions or by entering into agreements to this effect with other municipal councils or private institutions.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the treatment in accordance with paragraph. 1 and 2 and the patient the option of choosing between physiotherapy deal.


§ 140 b. Interior and Health may lay down rules on the local council offers treatment other than mentioned in § 140 a.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the treatment in accordance with paragraph. 1.

Chapter 40

Treatment for alcohol abuse

§ 141. The municipal council offers free treatment for alcohol abusers.

PCS. 2. Alcohol must be implemented within 14 days after the alcohol abuser has approached the municipality with the desire to get treatment.

PCS. 3. The municipal council can provide for alcohol treatment in accordance with paragraph. 1. By establishing treatment services at own institutions or through the conclusion of this with other municipal councils, regional, see. Paragraph. 4, or private institutions.

PCS. 4. The Regional Council shall, upon agreement with the individual municipal councils in the region of treatment places, etc., see. Paragraph. 1, available to municipalities and provides technical assistance and advice.

PCS. 5. Treatment and counseling for alcohol addicts to be provided anonymously if alcohol abuser wish.

PCS. 6. Consideration of alcohol outpatient clinic is free of charge, regardless of where the patient lives.

§ 141 a. The municipal council shall, in a meeting, decide whether the municipality will offer contracts for treatment for alcohol abuse with the possibility of detention under §§ 141 b-141 f.

§ 141 b. In connection with the offer of support for alcohol abusers in the form of residential accommodation by § 141 municipality can offer a pregnant alcohol abuse to conclude a contract for treatment for alcohol abuse with the possibility of detention under this provision and §§ 141 c-141 e. | ||
PCS. 2. Before a treatment covered by paragraph. 1 is initiated, the municipality must enter into a written contract with the pregnant alcohol abuser for treatment with the possibility of detention.

PCS. 3. A contract for treatment with the possibility of detention of the pregnant alcohol abuse may be awarded for a period not exceeding six years from inception.

PCS. 4. The pregnant alcohol abuser may terminate a contract for treatment with the possibility of detention where the conditions of detention in accordance with § 141 c is not satisfied.

PCS. 5. The municipality's refusal to offer after paragraph. 1 can not be appealed to any other administrative authority.

§ 141 c. During a treatment covered by § 141 b may detention happen when there is a reasonable indication that the pregnant alcohol abuser will interrupt the agreed treatment and it would be irresponsible not to detain that person, because

1) the pregnant alcohol abuse poses an immediate risk of harm to the fetus,

2) the prospect of termination of abuse or a substantial and significant improvement of the condition will otherwise be significantly impaired or

3) the pregnant alcohol abuse poses obvious and substantial danger to themselves.

PCS. 2. The withdrawal can only take place if less radical measures are inadequate.

§ 141 d. Decision on detention taken by the treatment head of the institution and may be communicated orally to the pregnant alcohol abuse. If the decision is communicated verbally, immediately a written justification for the decision, which is given to the pregnant alcohol abuse.

PCS. 2. The manager's decision shall be submitted to the municipality, which later than 3 business days after the launch of the detention determine whether the detention should be maintained or whether it should be stopped if it is not already ceased. The pregnant alcohol abuse must immediately be notified of the municipality's decision, which must be in writing.

PCS. 3. The detention shall cease when the terms of § 141 c paragraph. 1 is no longer present. The individual detention may not exceed 14 days from the decision under § 141 c paragraph. 1, and the total detention period shall not exceed 2 months during a period of 6 months.

PCS. 4. Decision on termination of detention taken by the treatment head of the institution and communicated to the municipality. The pregnant alcohol abuse must immediately be notified of the termination of the detention.

§ 141 e. The municipality shall, upon request from the pregnant alcohol abuser bring a detention to court under the rules of the Administration of Justice Chapter 43 a.

PCS. 2. The pregnant alcohol abuse, both to the award of contracts in accordance. § 141 b, and in connection with the notification of a decision under § 141 c paragraph. 1 advised about the possibility to have the decision before the court.


§ 141 f. Isolation and fixation are not allowed in treatment for alcohol abuse after §§ 141 b-141 e.

PCS. 2. Physical coercion is allowed to the extent necessary to prevent the pregnant alcohol abuser from leaving the treatment site and head off to the pregnant alcohol abuse exposing themselves or others to imminent danger of suffering injury to body or health.

§ 141 g. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on detention and on reporting.

Chapter 41

Medical treatment for substance abuse

§ 142. The municipal council offers free medical treatment with addictive drugs to addicts.

PCS. 2. The municipal council can provide for medical treatment in accordance with paragraph. 1. By establishing treatment services at own institutions or through the conclusion of this with other municipal councils, regional or private institutions.

PCS. 3. The Regional Council shall, upon agreement with the individual municipal councils in the region of treatment places, etc., see. Paragraph. 1, available to municipalities and provides technical assistance and advice.

Section X

Grants for drugs

Chapter 42

Court to grant

§ 143. Regional Council subsidizes the purchase of medicines Medicines Agency has granted subsidies under the provisions of Title X.

PCS. 2. Grants for the purchase of drugs provided to persons entitled to benefits under the law.

General reimbursement

§ 144. The grant will cover the purchase of prescription drugs, which the Danish Medicines Agency granted general reimbursement.

PCS. 2. The subsidy for prescription drugs under subsection. 1 may be subject to drug prescribed for the treatment of specific diseases or patient groups (general conditional reimbursement).

PCS. 3. For non-prescription drugs are subsidies contingent on the drug prescribed a prescription for treatment of specific diseases or patient groups established by the Danish Medicines Agency (general conditional reimbursement) or to persons receiving pensions under the Social Pensions Act or the Act on the Highest, Intermediate, increased ordinary and ordinary Anticipatory Pension, etc.

PCS. 4. Paragraph. 1 does not include general reimbursement for vaccines, whose purpose is the prevention of disease in healthy people.

Single reimbursement

§ 145. In special cases, the Danish Medicines Agency determine that subsidized the purchase of a drug that is prescribed a prescription for an individual patient (single supplement), regardless of the drug is not granted general reimbursement in accordance with § 144.

PCS. 2. Paragraph. 1 does not include single reimbursement for vaccines, whose purpose is the prevention of disease in healthy people.

The financial assistance

§ 146. The amount of the grant depends on the total cost calculated in reimbursement rates, see. § 150, for drugs with grants under §§ 144, 145 and 158 a, the person has purchased within a period of one year, starting on initial purchase date. A new period starts the first time, the patient buys drugs with grants under §§ 144, 145 or 158 a after the end of the previous period.

PCS. 2. Where the total expenditure within a period of 1 year is not 800 kr., No subsidy for persons over 18 years. Where the total expenditure within a period of 1 year 800 kr., Constitutes the subsidy for persons over 18 years

1) 50 per cent. of the fraction in excess of 800 kr., but not 1300 kr.,

2) 75 per cent. of the portion in excess of 1300 kr., but not 2800 kr., and

3) 85 per cent. of the portion in excess of 2800 kr.

PCS. 3. Where the total expenditure within a period of 1 year is not 1300 kr., Constitutes the grant to persons under 18 years 60 per cent. Where the total expenditure within a period of 1 year 1,300 kr., Constitutes the grant to persons under 18 years

1) 75 per cent. of the portion in excess of 1300 kr., but not 2800 kr., and

2) 85 per cent. of the portion in excess of 2800 kr.

PCS. 4. Fills a person 18 years in an already deployed period of 1 year, calculated grant under subsection. 3 until this period expires.

The chronically ill and terminally ill

§ 147. Medicines Agency may decide that for people with a large, permanent and professionally documented need for drugs may grant for the purchase of drugs subsidized under §§ 144, 145 and 158 a constitute 100 per cent. of the part of the user charges, calculated in reimbursement rates, which represent more than 3,270 kr. annually (chronically ill).


§ 148. Medicines Agency will grant 100 per cent. subsidies for prescription drugs for people who are dying, when a doctor has determined that the prognosis is short-lived and that hospital treatment aimed at cure must be considered futile. The subsidy is paid to the Danish Medicines Agency under the Medicines Act § 81 announced consumer prices for the product, whether that price exceeds the reimbursement price in accordance with § 150 (terminally ill).

Adjustment of grants

§ 149. If, on the purchase of drugs made a grant in excess of what the patient as prescribed in § 146 paragraph. 2 and 3, and §§ 147 and 148 were entitled to, adjustments should be applying them to the patient's next purchase of drugs subsidized under §§ 144, 145 and 158 a. The adjustment may in exceptional cases be deferred to the subsequent purchase of reimbursable products. Have the purchase of medicinal products granted a subsidy that is less than what the patient in accordance with § 146 paragraph. 2 and 3, and §§ 147 and 148 were eligible to be adjusted to this under the patient's next purchase of drugs with supplements.

PCS. 2. The death of the patient lapses regional council requirements of regulation, while claims against the regional council must be made within 1 year after the patient's death. Details lægemiddelkøb, including information on compensatory amounts, etc. erased from the Central Reimbursement Register, see. § 156, 1 year after the patient's death.

Adjustment of limits

§ 149 a. Once a year, on January 1 adjusted the amounts referred to in § 146 paragraph. 2 and 3 and § 147, the rate adjustment percentage, see. Act on Rate Adjustment Percentage.

PCS. 2. The limits are rounded down to the nearest full amount divisible by five.

Calculation of the grant

§ 150. For the calculation of grants used drug reimbursement price. The reimbursement price represents the Danish Medicines Agency under the Medicines Act § 81 announced consumer price for the drug, meaning. However paragraph. 3.

PCS. 2. Medicines Agency may divide the drugs used in the same indication and having comparable therapeutic effect in complementary groups to be set the same reimbursement price for the medicines in question.

PCS. 3. For medicinal products included in a reimbursement group, see. Paragraph. 2 represents reimbursement price the lowest consumer prices in the reimbursement group. The Danish Medicines Agency may lay down rules that a subsidy rate must be maintained price period out, although a cheaper drug will be available within the price period.

PCS. 4. In cases where patients will receive part of a package of drugs (dose dispensing), calculated a grant price per. drug unit (unit reimbursement price) based on the reimbursement price set in accordance with paragraph. 1. Medicines Agency may lay down detailed rules for granting subsidies for dose dispensed drugs including the calculation of unit reimbursement price.

Increased reimbursement

§ 151. Medicines Agency may in very special cases, the reimbursement for a drug that is prescribed for a specific person, to be calculated on the basis of the Danish Medicines Agency under the Medicines Act § 81 announced consumer price, even if this exceeds the reimbursement price in accordance with § 150 ( increased reimbursement). Agency's decision shall be taken within 14 days after the application for increased grants received from the attending physician. In special cases, the Danish Medicines Agency extend the deadline to 60 days to submit the case to the Reimbursement Committee, see. § 155, before making a decision.

Administration and reassessment

§ 152. Medicines Agency's decision to grant general reimbursement in accordance with § 144 paragraph. 1, a prescription drug taken at the request of the company that brings the drug on the market in Denmark, see. However paragraph. 2. Medicines Agency may in processing an application for general reimbursement determine that the grant is conditional upon the drug is prescribed for the treatment of specific diseases or patient groups. The company can not apply for general reimbursement.

PCS. 2. There is no requirement for submission of application for general reimbursement for drugs that are synonymous with drugs to which the Danish Medicines Agency already announced subsidies.

PCS. 3. Medicines Agency's decision to grant a general conditional reimbursement for prescription drugs according to § 144 paragraph. 3, taken without application from the company that brings the drug on the market in Denmark.


PCS. 4. Medicines Agency may also in special cases grant reimbursement for a drug without application from the company that has brought the drug on the market in Denmark.

§ 153. Medicines Agency's decision to grant a subsidy under §§ 145, 147, 148 and 151 taken at the request of the treating physician. Decision to grant a subsidy in accordance with § 145 may also be taken at the request of the attending dentist.

PCS. 2. The applicant doctor or dentist is a party in paragraph. 1 application referred cases.

PCS. 3. The patient is not party to the proceedings for in paragraph. 1 mentioned applications.

PCS. 4. Notwithstanding paragraph. 3 patient has a right of access in the cases of grant applications to the relevant following the principles of the Public Administration Chapter 4.

PCS. 5. Medicines Agency's decisions under §§ 145, 147, 148 and 151 can not be appealed to any other administrative authority.

§ 154. Interior and Health shall lay down the rules for sending and withdrawal of subsidies and rules on what information a grant application for a drug under the provisions of Title X should contain.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may decide that there should be laid down for reassessment of subsidies granted by § 144.

PCS. 3. Medicines Agency publishes notices of general reimbursement, including general conditional reimbursement, on the Agency's website.

Reimbursement Committee

§ 155. Interior and the Minister of Health set up a Reimbursement Board, which advises the Danish Medicines Agency in cases involving reimbursement of medicines.

PCS. 2. Reimbursement Committee consists of a maximum of 7 members, including 1 member appointed by the Interior and Health Minister on the recommendation of the in § 227 mentioned the negotiating committee. The other members, 2 of which must be general practitioners, appointed by the Interior and Health Minister on the recommendation of the Danish Medicines Agency. The appointment is for 4 years at a time. The Minister shall appoint a Chairman from among the Board members.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health may lay down rules of procedure for the Reimbursement Committee. The members of the Reimbursement Committee shall not be financially interested in any business that manufactures, imports or distributes drugs.

Central Reimbursement Register - CTR

§ 156. Medicines Agency keeps an electronic record of the information necessary for calculating grants under §§ 143-151 and 158 a (Central Reimbursement Register).

PCS. 2. The register can be in addition to the paragraph. 1 The information contain information necessary for the administration of a particular statutory or pharmacist administered payment for lægemiddelkøb and information used by pharmacies in the administration of medicines reimbursement under the social legislation.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the operation of the Register, including about

1) what information must be recorded in the register

2) reporting of information on reimbursement for medicine under the social legislation,

3) The duty of municipalities to electronically report information to the register,

4) the obligation to disposition of records,

5) pharmacists, doctors and other people's access to information in the register

6) pharmacists duty to connect to register and to use the registry information for the calculation of grants and

7) pharmacists obliged to electronically report information to the register.

Medicines Agency's electronic registration of citizens' medical information

§ 157. Medicines Agency is responsible for operating an electronic registration of individual citizens medication information, including prescription, purchase, supply, consumption, dose modification, cessation and health professionals instructions on the use of medications as well as information related to citizens' medical information.

PCS. 2. The doctor who currently have a patient has access to the information recorded about the patient when the need for treatment. General practitioners can also use the registry to find their own patients improperly treated with drugs. Specialist medical practice may also use the register to find patients that special doctor has prescribed one or more drugs, and improperly treated with drugs.


PCS. 3. The dentist, midwife, nurse, health visitor, social and health care and nursing home assistant who currently have a patient has access to the information recorded about a patient when the need for treatment.

PCS. 4. The hospital staff pharmacist or pharmacy assistant, after the appointment of hospital management of patient and product safety reasons make medication review or -afstemning, can access the information recorded on the patient when this is necessary for the person's treatment of the patient.

PCS. 5. Interior and Health may lay down rules that other people as part of their business delivers medication to a patient or handling medication information, can access the information recorded on the patient when this is necessary for these persons treatment of the patient.

PCS. 6. Pharmacists and pharmacy personnel have access to the information recorded about a drug user, the subject has given verbal or written consent. Pharmacists and pharmacy staff have access to data recorded on prescriptions when access is necessary for the handling of the prescription.

PCS. 7. Interior and Health may lay down rules that the Board may also access information recorded on a patient when this is necessary for the supervision of doctors and dentists prescribing specific types of drugs, including addictive drugs and antipsychotics.

PCS. 8. Medicines Agency have access to information stored when it is required of operation due to technical reasons or consequences of the Danish Medicines Agency obligations, etc. as a data controller, and when it is necessary to use the agency's treatment of adverse reaction reports. The Danish Medicines Agency has access to retrieve statistical information on drug use in the recorded information, to the extent such information is not available via Medicinal Product Statistics Register.

PCS. 9. The persons under paragraph. 2-4 and 6 and under regulations made under paragraph. 5 have access to electronic medical information may only use the information in order to ensure the quality, safety and efficacy of drug users' drug use, unless the medicine user has given verbal or written consent for another use.

PCS. 10. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the operation, etc. from the register and sets including detailed rules on

1) what information must be recorded in the register

2) the obligation for deletion and modification of registered information

3) the data subject's direct electronic access to the electronic medication information recorded about them in the register, and the mechanical recording (logging) of all applications of the records

4) access to electronic bulletin and entering data in the electronic registration of medical information for doctors, dentists, midwives, nurses, public health nurses, healthcare assistants, care assistants, hospital staff pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, in accordance with paragraph. 4 have access to the recorded information, pharmacists, pharmacy staff, Board of Health and other persons under regulations made under paragraph. 5 have access to the records

5) Medicines Agency access to electronic lookup and data entry of information in the register and release of information from the registry to pharmacies systems, electronic care record systems in municipalities, electronic health record systems in hospitals and medical practices, other record systems containing patient information and the Danish Vaccination Register and

6) in paragraph. 2-5 persons mentioned access and the obligation to electronically report information to the register, update information obtained from the registry and correct incorrect information, including technical requirements and requirements to such alerts, updates and corrections.

The Danish Vaccination Register

§ 157 a. Statens Serum Institut is responsible for operating an electronic recording information on individual citizens vaccinations and related information (the Danish Vaccination Register).

PCS. 2. The doctor who currently have an individual treatment have access to the information recorded on the citizen at the Danish Vaccination Register, when necessary for treatment.


PCS. 3. The dentist, midwife, nurse, health visitor, social and health care and nursing home assistant, which currently has an individual treatment have access to the information recorded about a citizen of the Danish Vaccination Register, when necessary for treatment.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health may lay down rules that other people as part of their business in connection with a health care need knowledge of a citizen's current vaccination status, can access the information recorded on the citizen, when this is necessary for the treatment.

PCS. 5. The persons under paragraph. 2 and 3 and in accordance with rules laid down under paragraph. 4 have access to information in the Danish Vaccination Register, may only use the information in order to ensure the quality, safety and efficacy of citizen vaccinations and other health professional treatment unless the citizen has given verbal or written consent for another use.

PCS. 6. Statens Serum Institut has access to the information in the register in order to monitor and assess vaccination coverage and efficiency and to investigate possible links between vaccination and unexpected reactions or side effects from vaccination. Statens Serum Institut has access to information stored when it is required of operation due to technical reasons or consequences of SSI obligations etc. as a data controller.

PCS. 7. Health has access to the information in the register in order to meet the Agency's obligations etc. as health authority. Health has not thus have vaccination information about the individual.

PCS. 8. Interior and Health may lay down rules that can be disclosed concerning vaccination register for Medicinal Product Statistics Register. The Minister may lay down rules on the Danish Medicines Agency may have access to the register, when it is necessary to use the agency's treatment of adverse reaction reports or recall of vaccines.

PCS. 9. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the operation, etc. from the register and sets including detailed rules on

1) what information must be recorded in the register

2) the obligation for deletion and modification of registered information

3) the data subject's direct electronic access to information that is recorded about him in the Danish Vaccination Register, and for data entry and blocking of data recorded about him in the Danish Vaccination Register,

4) the data subject's direct electronic access to the mechanical recording (logging) of all applications of the records

5) access to an electronic bulletin in the register of doctors, dentists, midwives, nurses, public health nurses, healthcare assistants, care assistants, Board of Health, Danish Medicines Agency and other persons under regulations made under paragraph. 4 have access to the records

6) SSI's access to electronic lookup and data entry of information in the register and transmission of data from the register to electronic care record systems in municipalities, electronic health record systems in hospitals and medical practices and other record systems containing patient information and

7) in paragraphs. 2-4 persons mentioned access and the obligation to electronically report information to the register, update information about citizens' medical information obtained from the registry and correct incorrect information, including technical requirements and requirements to such alerts, updates and corrections.

Section XI

Other benefits and subsidies

Chapter 43

Vaccination and reimbursement for vaccines for certain groups

§ 158. Region Council provides free vaccination against certain diseases.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules as to which vaccinations in accordance with paragraph. 1 is covered by the Act, including,

1) which diseases should be offered vaccination against

2) which groups to be offered vaccination, and

3) the doctors to be able to carry out vaccination under the Act.

PCS. 3. Health Protection Agency may lay down rules on regional councils, the duty to provide information about vaccinations by law.

§ 158 a. Board of Health decides whether to specific groups of persons to be offered subsidies for the purchase of vaccine.

PCS. 2. The Regional Council subsidizes the purchase of vaccine referred to in paragraph. 1. The size of subsidy is calculated in accordance with the provisions of § 146.


PCS. 3. The subsidy under paragraph. 2 is conditional upon that the vaccine is prescribed a prescription to persons covered by a group of persons referred to in paragraph. 1.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on granting and withdrawal of subsidies under paragraph. 1-3 and about what information an application for funding for a vaccine to contain.

Chapter 44

Grants for nutritional preparations

§ 159. Region Council provides for the rules adopted by the Interior and the Minister of Health grants to nutritional products that are prescribed by a doctor in connection with illness or serious debilitation.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down detailed rules on the collection of fees for approval of nutritional products as eligible.

Chapter 45

Funeral

§ 160. The municipal council provides funeral. Begravelseshjælpens size depends on the deceased and the surviving spouse's assets and property rights. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for begravelseshjælpens payment and calculation.

Chapter 45 a

Repatriation of deceased patients

§ 160 a. The Regional Council home carrying patients dying during or after transferring between hospitals when the transfer was based on space-related or health professional terms, cf.. However paragraph. 3.

PCS. 2. The home shipments falling within paragraph. 1, which is made in the period from 1 January 2007 to commencement of the Act, shall refund the regional council documented expenses.

PCS. 3. Repatriation of deceased patients following paragraph. 1 or reimbursement of documented expenses in accordance with paragraph. 2 is granted in cases where the transfer of the patient has been to a hospital, which is located further away from the patient's home than the hospital, the patient was transferred from.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the definition and documentation requirements for repatriation etc., see. Paragraph. 1 and 2.

Chapter 46

Services for seafarers

§ 161. For seafarers and medsejlende spouses and children, and of those persons' estates, comes with health care, postnatal care, funeral expenses and payment of repatriation expenses in accordance with the rules adopted by the Interior and Health Minister after consultation with the Minister.

Chapter 47

Region Dentistry

§ 162. The regional council must offer children and adolescents under 18 years of dental conditions that untreated results in permanent disability, a charge specialized dental services. In addition, the regional council shall offer free of highly specialized care to children and adolescents who needs it.

PCS. 2. The special dental services must be organized in cooperation with the municipal child and youth dental care, which is responsible for the regular preventive care and treatment for children and adolescents under 18 years, see. § 127.

PCS. 3. The Regional Council must for children and adolescents covered by paragraph. 1, provide free specialized care after the age of 18 until physical maturity allows that the treatment can be completed. The Regional Council may decide to contract with private dental practice or local dental care on accomplishing tasks that can be solved by them.

Chapter 48

Odontology landsdels- and knowledge center function

§ 163. The regional council shall free of charge provide highly specialized dental advice, examination and treatment of patients with rare diseases and disabilities in whom the underlying condition can lead to special problems of the teeth, mouth or jaw, as well as highly specialized advice or treatment of children , see. § 162, first paragraph. 1, 2nd sentence.

§ 164. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the scope and requirements of the regional dentistry, see. §§ 162 and 163.

§ 165. The regional council and local councils to ensure coordination of dentistry, see. § 137.

Chapter 49

Grants for dental care for certain groups of patients

§ 166. The regional council provides a special grant for dental care for cancer patients due to radiation of the head or neck region or because of chemotherapy suffer considerable documented dental problems.

PCS. 2. The Regional Council makes a special grant for dental care to people who because of Sjögren's syndrome suffer considerable documented dental problems.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health shall lay down rules for granting aid to those patient groups, including the size of the patient's maximum charge in practice dentistry.

Chapter 50

The public travelers


§ 167. The regional council may make grants to health care, etc. to persons under temporary stay abroad, the Faroe Islands and Greenland in line with rules set by the Interior and Health.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down rules on the extent to which the benefits under the collective agreement with another state or Community law in lieu of benefits under paragraph. 1.

Chapter 51

Grants for services purchased or provided in another EU / EEA country

§ 168. Interior and Health may lay down detailed rules and conditions for the regional council respectively municipal council subsidizes goods by law, are bought in another EU / EEA country, and services under the Act, provided in another EU / EEA country.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down the rules necessary to ensure the application of an agreement concluded between the Community and another country on matters covered by paragraph. 1.

Section XII

Prehospital effort, transport and travel expenses

Chapter 52

Prehospital effort

§ 169. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on regional councils, the organization of pre-hospital care and ambulance services, including rules for the training of ambulance crews.

Chapter 53

Transport and travel expenses

§ 170. The municipal council provides in cases of illness compensation for necessary transport to and from a general practitioner to persons covered by § 59 paragraph. 1 and receive social pension if the person receiving treatment for the region's expense under this Act.

PCS. 2. The local council provides in cases of illness allowance to in paragraph. 1 persons referred for necessary transport to and from medical specialist if the person receiving treatment for the region's expense under this Act upon referral from a general practitioner or specialist, or in specific cases without reference, see. § 64 paragraph. 4, and the treatment is provided by the specialists within the relevant specialty, having consulted closest to the patient's residence. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the granting of traveling allowance to persons covered by the first section. and to persons covered by § 59 paragraph. 1, in visits to specialists.

PCS. 3. The local authority provides compensation for necessary transport by ambulance or special medical vehicle to and from acute injury treatment by a general practitioner or a specialist to persons covered by § 59 paragraph. 1 if the treatment takes place for the region's expense under this Act.

§ 171. The regional council provides transportation or transport subsidy to persons pursuant to §§ 79-83 and 86-89 are entitled to free hospital treatment and who receive social pension. Transport and traveling allowance is granted for treatment in regional hospitals and in § 75 above institutions as well as for treatment at other hospitals, etc. for more of the Interior and the Minister of Health rules.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down more detailed regulations on the circumstances and the extent to which people in general are entitled to transportation or transport subsidy for hospital treatment, including to what extent the right to do so is for persons of their choice treated at a hospital outside the region of residence according to the rules in §§ 86, 87, 87 b and 87 b.

PCS. 3. Region Council provides transport by ambulance or special medical vehicle to persons pursuant to §§ 79-83 and 86-89 are entitled to free hospital treatment if their condition makes it necessary.

§ 172. The municipal council provides transportation or transport subsidy for rehabilitation to people needing rehabilitation after hospital treatment, see. § 140. the carriage or conveyance allowance granted in accordance with § 171.

§ 173. Carriage for which compensation is granted in accordance with § 170, must be made with the following conditions cheapest means of transport in and granted only when the transport cost of treatment is more than one of the Interior and Health Minister limit.

PCS. 2. Carriage for which compensation is payable under §§ 171 and 172 must be made with the following conditions cheapest means of transport in and granted only when the cost of transport or the distance to the place of treatment exceeds the Interior and Health Minister limit.

PCS. 3. Detailed rules for granting the transport and travel expenses and any other necessary travel expenses in connection therewith shall be fixed by the Interior and Health.


PCS. 4. When requesting transportation or transport subsidy under §§ 170 and 171 from a temporary residence, may transportation or transport subsidy by repatriation required only returned to the temporary residence, unless otherwise provided by treaties or treaty obligations.

§ 174. Interior and Health Minister may, after consultation with the local council and the regional council approve that local councils in a region responsible for payment of travel expenses and the resolution of other transport functions in accordance with § 171 of the regional council's behalf.

§ 175. Rules on mileage allowance for doctors who will be called to in § 59 paragraph. 1, the said persons determined by the in § 227 agreements mentioned. If no agreement thereon, sets the Interior and Health Minister detailed rules.

Section XIII

Coroner and autopsy etc.

Chapter 54

Death finding

§ 176. A person's death can be determined by irreversible cessation of breathing and heart activity or irreversible cessation of all brain function.

§ 177. The Health Protection Agency sets regulations on the investigations to be carried out to confirming death by irreversible cessation of all brain function, see. § 176.

Chapter 55

Coroner etc.

coroner

§ 178. The coroner made by a physician to determine whether the death occurred. At the inquest to be signs of death observed and manner of death and cause of death as far as possible be determined.

PCS. 2. Is the deaths occurred during hospitalization or similar institution is made inquest by one of the doctors here have participated in the patient's treatment.

PCS. 3. In other cases, the inquest conducted by the deceased's usual doctor or his deputy. Do exceptionally another doctor for conditions considered closer to conduct the inquest, and finds this to have sufficient grounds to consider also the manner of death and cause of death, the inquest must be made by the physician.

PCS. 4. No territorial medical compel them to come to present to the making of inquest if summoning because the deceased's usual doctor and his assistant has valid decay, or that the deceased had no usual doctor on death instead.

Reporting to police

§ 179. The doctor who called to mark the deaths must submit report to the police

1) when the death was caused by a crime, suicide or accident

2) When a person is found dead

3) when death has occurred suddenly and not anticipated by the medical reasons

4) there is reason to believe that the death may be due to an occupational disease covered by Workers' Compensation Act,

5) when death may be a result of errors, negligence or unfortunate incident in the treatment or prevention of disease

6) when the deaths occur in Probation bodies or

7) whenever it can not be definitely excluded that death was caused by a crime, suicide or accident or death of other reasons deemed to have the interest to the police.

PCS. 2. In case of death in a hospital or similar institution released the reports referred to in paragraph. 1 of the clinician.

Legal Medical inquest

§ 180. In the cases mentioned in § 179, launched a forensic autopsy.

PCS. 2. Legal Medical inquest may be omitted:

1) case of death after accidents where death first occurred some time after the accident and police after they provided information, it is clear that the death is no police interest,

2) by the deaths mentioned in § 179 paragraph. 1, no. 2, 3, 5 and 6, if the police and the medical officer of health is understood that the information obtained makes it clear that there is natural death,

3) by the deaths mentioned in § 179 paragraph. 1, no. 4, if the medical officer finds that the information provided with adequate security has clarified the cause of death, and

4) other deaths that have come to the attention of the police and is believed to have the interest to the police if the police after investigation finds it obvious that the case of natural death.

§ 181. Legal Medical inquest conducted by the police and a medical officer of the association.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may inform other doctors to participate in medico-legal inquest in an official doctor's place. In urgent cases, a police director appointed doctor participate.

Death certificate


§ 182. When the autopsy is completed, the doctor issuing the death certificate. Is death reported to the police in accordance with § 179, the death certificate is issued only if the police announced that the report does not raise medico-legal inquest. Has there been a forensic autopsy, issued the death certificate of the doctor who participated in it.

PCS. 2. The body should not be buried, burned or driven out of the country until a death certificate is issued. Is the death certificate issued by a forensic autopsy, the certificate shall be further provided with the police report that there is nothing to prevent the corpse buried, burned or driven out of the country.

Caring for equal

§ 183. A person who is assumed to be dead, shall be placed in suitable conditions. Is death not obvious, the person be under regular supervision and should not be fed to the morgue before a doctor has observed the signs of death. Before the inquest is completed and a death certificate is issued, the body is not placed in a coffin and taken to the chapel.

Chapter 56
Autopsy


Forensic autopsy

§ 184. Forensic autopsy to be made,

1) when the death was caused by a criminal offense, or the possibility of it not be properly be excluded or autopsy, however, deemed necessary to prevent the later may arise suspected,

2) the manner of death is not otherwise determined with sufficient certainty by the forensic autopsy, or

3) when the cause of death has not been established with sufficient certainty by the legal medical autopsy and further forensic examinations of health reasons deemed necessary.

PCS. 2. Estimated general interest also to require a specific investigation of the cause of death in certain groups of deaths, the Interior and Health Minister decide that in such deaths to be made legal autopsy.

§ 185. Determination of forensic autopsy taken by the police. The autopsy performed by an expert physician appointed by the Interior and Health.

PCS. 2. If circumstances permit, the deceased's next until the autopsy is carried out, informed of the death and that there will be an autopsy. The question must also be made aware of access to justice.

Judicial review

§ 186. If the deceased's next opposes forensic autopsy, the police within 24 hours refer the question of the legality of his decision to court.

PCS. 2. The case dealt with by criminal justice rules. The court's decision made by court order. Dear to the High Court can only be done within a period of 3 days. ZPO § 910 shall apply accordingly.

PCS. 3. In the § 184 paragraph. 1 cases mentioned autopsy carried out before the court decision exists if there is an imminent danger that their purpose would otherwise be wasted.

Medical Scientific autopsy

§ 187. Autopsy in medical scientific research purposes in conjunction with removal of tissue and other biological materials, in accordance with paragraph. 2-5 is carried out on a person who has died or that death is brought to a hospital or similar institution.

PCS. 2. Autopsies may be performed if the deceased after his 18th birthday in writing consented to an autopsy. If the deceased consented to an autopsy subject to acceptance from the family, it must be available. In other cases, the autopsy does not take place if the deceased or the deceased's next has voted contrary or the procedure is deemed to be contrary to deceased or the nearest view of life, or if special circumstances speak against surgery.

PCS. 3. Outside in paragraph. 2 cases referred to the deceased's next, whose whereabouts are known, shall be informed of the intended autopsy with the request to permit this. Autopsy must therefore be performed if the deceased's immediate consent to the procedure. Want the deceased's next not to consider the proposed action, information shall be provided on the right to oppose autopsy within 6 hours of the notification mentioned in the first section. Autopsy must be made not 6 hours after this notification, unless the deceased's next State has given consent to an autopsy.

PCS. 4. If the deceased under 18 must autopsy be carried out only if the custodial parent has not agreed.

PCS. 5. Autopsy may only be made when the inquest is made. Autopsy shall not take place if there must be carried out forensic autopsy or forensic autopsy.

Chapter 57

Other provisions


§ 188. Other interventions of a deceased that are specified in chapter 56 may only be performed if the deceased after his 18th birthday in writing has been ordered accordingly.

PCS. 2. Such measures must only be made when the irreversible cessation of breathing and heart activity occurred.

§ 189. The provisions of Title XIII shall apply mutatis mutandis to children by the end of 22 weeks of gestation are born without showing signs of life (stillbirths).

PCS. 2. The provisions of Title XIII does not apply to the taking of blood, removal of minor skin areas and other minor procedures, as quite be treated as such.

§ 190. Interior and Health may lay down rules on common coroner, medical autopsies and death certificates. The Minister of Justice may lay down rules on the treatment of corpses, the performance of judicial medical coroner and forensic autopsies.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down rules under which a doctor must not confirming death, making inquest, issue death certificates and autopsies on a person, the doctor has had a special connection.

PCS. 3. Administered investigation in connection with the death under military prosecution authority shall Armed Forces Judge Advocate personnel rather than police when performing forensic autopsy and forensic autopsy.

§ 191. Economic and Business Affairs may, after consultation with the Minister of Justice and Interior and Health establish detailed rules on the inquest and funeral etc. for death at sea.

§ 192. assigns Interior and Health Minister his powers under Title XIII of Health, the Minister may lay down rules on the right of appeal for decisions made under the Act § 181 paragraph. 2, first sentence. Including that complaints can not be brought before another administrative authority.

Section XIV

Quality, IT, research, reporting and patient safety

Chapter 58

Quality and IT

§ 193. The regional council and the local council to ensure the quality of benefits under this Act. Paragraphs. 2 and 3 and § 193 a.

PCS. 2. Interior and the Minister of Health, in cooperation with the regional councils and local councils a common framework for quality in the Danish healthcare system.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health may lay down rules on requirements for quality in health care.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health may lay down rules on private hospitals and clinics, etc., providing services under this Act must meet the requirements set out under paragraph. 1-3.

§ 193 a. Interior and Health may lay claim to the use of IT in healthcare. The Minister may establish binding standards for the use of IT, including electronic health records, and requirements for approval of the use of standards.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules that private hospitals and clinics, etc., providing services under this Act must meet the requirements set out under paragraph. 1.

Chapter 59

Research

§ 194. The regional council shall ensure development and research work, so that benefits of this law and the training of health professionals can be performed at a high professional level.

PCS. 2. The municipal council is to contribute to development and research work, so that benefits of this law and the training of health professionals can be performed at a high professional level.

Chapter 60

Reporting to the central health etc.

§ 195. It is for regional councils, municipal councils, practicing health professionals and private persons or institutions, which operates hospitals, etc., to provide information about the company to the central health etc. after more of the Interior and the Minister of Health rules.

§ 196. Interior and Health may lay down rules on that regional councils, local councils, private individuals and institutions, which operates hospitals, etc., as well as practicing health professionals must report information to the clinical quality databases which a public authority is responsible for data, and how that happens registration of health information, with a view to monitoring and development of treatment outcomes for defined groups of patients.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may decide that the data at the request should have access to the information recorded about them in accordance with paragraph. 1 mentioned clinical databases.

PCS. 3. Reporting by paragraph. 1 attributable to specific individuals, can happen without the consent of the person.

§ 197. (Repealed)


Chapter 61

Patient

§ 198. 1) The regional council and the local council receives, records and analyzes reports of adverse events, see. Paragraph. 2 and 3, for the purpose of improving patient safety and reporting of information under the provisions of § 199.

PCS. 2. A health professional who, as part of their professional activities become aware of an adverse event, should report the incident to the region. An incident that occurred in the municipal health care, see. Title IX, must be reported to the municipality. 1st and 2nd clauses. find similar 6 apply to ambulance therapists, pharmacists and pharmacy staff.

PCS. 3. A patient or his relatives can report an adverse event to the region or municipality in accordance with paragraph. 2, 1st and 2nd clauses.

PCS. 4. An adverse event is an incident that occurs in connection with the healthcare business, including pre-hospital effort, or in connection with the supply of and information on medicines. Adverse events include previously known and unknown events and errors that are not caused by the patient's disease, and are either harmful or could have been harmful, but previously was averted or otherwise occurred due to other circumstances.

§ 199. 2) Patient will receive reports from the regional council and the local council on adverse events and create a national register for it. Patient analyze and disseminate knowledge on health care on the basis of the received reports. Patient makes further reports are available to the Board of Health for the Health Protection Agency guidelines work, see. § 214, paragraph. 1.

PCS. 2. Patient lay down rules about the adverse events should be reported by the regional council and the local council to the Patient, when and in what form reporting must be done, and what it should contain. Patient also lays down detailed rules on the cases in which persons covered by § 198, first paragraph. 2, must report adverse events to the regional council and the local council, when and in what form reporting must be done, and what it should contain. Patient may also lay down rules on the format of reporting in accordance with § 198, first paragraph. 3, must take place.

PCS. 3. Patient may lay down rules that the regional council and the local council to use for Patient Ombudsman Its accomplishing tasks in accordance with paragraph. 1 and for the use of Health's performance of duties under § 214 paragraph. 1, must send specific information on reported incidents and drafted action plans, professional statements, etc. to the Patient.

PCS. 4. Reporting on adverse events from the regional council and the local council to the Patient after paragraph. 1 and regulations established under paragraph. 3 must be anonymous on both the patient and the reporting person.

PCS. 5. Patient Ombudsman shall submit an annual report on its activities under this chapter.

§ 200. Information on individuals included in a report, see. § 198, first paragraph. 1, are confidential.

PCS. 2. Information on the identity of a person who has reported in accordance with § 198, first paragraph. 2, may only be disclosed to those persons in the same region or municipality that acts under § 198, first paragraph. 1

§ 201. The reporting person, not as a result of his reporting subjected to disciplinary investigations and actions by the employer, regulatory reactions of Health or criminal sanctions by the courts.

§ 202. 3) Patient may lay down detailed rules for the hospitals and other care institutions are subject to the reporting obligation, like Patient may establish specific rules on private hospitals reporting system.

PCS. 2. §§ 198-201 shall also apply to private hospitals.

PCS. 3. §§ 198-201 does not apply to other statutory reporting systems on adverse events and errors occurred during treatment. Patient may, in cooperation with relevant authorities lay down rules that clarify and possibly coordinating reporting conditions as required. 1st clause.

Section XV

Cooperation and planning

Chapter 62

Cooperation

§ 203. Regional Council and local councils in the region cooperate on health action and efforts correlation between the health sector and other related sectors.


§ 204. Region Council set up in cooperation with local councils in the region of a health coordination on the regional and municipal health action and efforts correlation between the health sector and other related sectors.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for in paragraph. 1 may Coordinating Committee, including the composition and chairmanship etc.

§ 205. Regional Council and local councils in the region entering into contracts for the performance of tasks in health.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules as to which areas of health agreements to include.

PCS. 3. Agreements concerning the areas covered by the Interior and Health Minister specified rules under subsection. 2, submitted to the Board of Health for approval.

§ 205a. The Regional Council may provide and rent the premises for activities performed by healthcare professionals by agreement, see. § 227.

PCS. 2. rental of premises under subsection. 1 must be on market conditions and in accordance with the region's health plan, see. § 206.

§ 205 b. The local council can provide and rent the premises for activities performed by healthcare professionals by agreement, see. § 227, as well as for executing the regional outpatient hospital services.

PCS. 2. rental of premises under subsection. 1 must be on market conditions and in accordance with the region's health plan, see. § 206.

§ 205 c. The Regional Council and the district council coordinates the activities covered by §§ 205a and 205 b.

PCS. 2. The activities referred to. Paragraphs. 1, to be discussed in the Health Coordination Committee, see. § 204.

Chapter 63

Planning

§ 206. Regional Council prepares an overall plan for the organization of the region's business health.

PCS. 2. Prior to the regional council of proposals for health plan the regional council shall obtain the Health Protection Agency advice.

PCS. 3. The Regional Council must change the health plan prior to the implementation of significant changes in the region's health services which are provided in the plan.

PCS. 4. The Regional Council submits the plan and amendments thereto to the Board of Health.

Chapter 64

Master Planning

§ 207. Board of Health set up an advisory committee for specialty planning.

PCS. 2. The Committee shall consist of representatives of medical associations, nursing companies, regional councils, National Board of Health and the Interior and Health.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health Minister appoints the chairman of the Committee on the recommendation from the National Board of Health and the Ministry member of the committee and their substitutes. Board of Health shall appoint the other members and their substitutes.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down specific rules on the composition and term of office and rules for committee business.

§ 208. Board of Health sets requirements for national and regional functions, including the position of national and regional functions of regional and private hospitals, after consulting the in § 207 that committee.

PCS. 2. Board of Health approves national and regional functions of regional and private hospitals.

PCS. 3. Board of Health shall lay down rules on examinations of patients for treatment in wards with national and regional functions by consulting the in § 207 that committee.

PCS. 4. Health Authority may withdraw an approval under paragraph. 2 after consulting the in § 207 above committees if a hospital ward with national or regional service despite the order from the Health Protection Agency does not meet the paragraph. 1 prescribed requirements. Health Agency's decision can be appealed to the Interior and Health. The referral does not have suspensive effect unless the Interior and Health Minister decides otherwise.

PCS. 5. Regional Council and relevant private hospitals provide annually a status report to the Board of Health on the fulfillment of the paragraph. 1 requirements set out in wards with national or regional service.

§ 209. It is for each regional council and shall respect in § 208 laid claim to conclude agreements on the use of national and regional functions of regional hospitals and at private hospitals.

PCS. 2. If no agreement is reached on the content of agreements under paragraph. 1, the Board of Health take a decision at the request of one of the stakeholders and after consulting the in § 207 that committee.


PCS. 3. Where a regional not the necessary agreements under subsection. 1, the Health Protection Agency decide that payment can be required of them region for patients admitted for treatment in wards with national and regional function of hospitals in other regions as well as at private hospitals.

Section XVI

Health Preparedness

Chapter 65

Planning and implementation of public health preparedness

§ 210. The regional council and the local council must develop and implement such measures to ensure sick and injured required treatment in case of accidents and disasters, including acts of war. The plan must be adopted by the respective regional council and the local council in a meeting.

PCS. 2. Prior to the regional council and the municipal council of proposals for health emergency response plan should be the respective regional council and the local council obtain National Board of Health and the Danish Medicines Agency's advice.

PCS. 3. It is for hospitals to plan and implement such measures, they similarly as regional hospitals may be part of the hospital preparedness.

PCS. 4. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for the regional council and local councils planning and execution of health preparedness.

§ 211. Interior and Health may in case of accidents and disasters, including acts of war, impose regional council or municipal council to solve a health emergency task in a specified way.

Title XVII

Government authorities etc.

Chapter 66

Health Agency

§ 212. The Health Protection Agency is an agency under the Interior and Health Minister assisting the Minister with the central administration of health affairs.

PCS. 2. Board of Health set up as an organizational part of the Board issues a medical officer in each region.

§ 213. Board of Health must follow health conditions and the need to keep abreast of any current professional knowledge in health.

PCS. 2. When the Health Protection Agency becomes aware of violations or deficiencies in the health sector, the Board must inform the competent authority as appropriate. Similarly, the National Board of Health inform the public when special health conditions make it necessary.

§ 214. Board of Health guidance on the performance of health care services under this Act.

PCS. 2. Interior and the Minister of Health and other authorities have access to direct counseling and other assistance from the Health Protection Agency in questions of health.

PCS. 3. State, regional and municipal authorities can obtain National Board of Health advice in hygiene, environmental and social medical conditions.

§ 215. 4) Board of Health oversees the health care activities performed by persons involved in health care. This does not apply to activities carried out by licensed psychologists. Furthermore leads of Health supervision of managers of nursing homes and the like., Which is attached a permanent doctor.

PCS. 2. Board of Health may implement stricter oversight of the paragraph. 1 above persons if the Board has reason to believe that the health professional in the exercise will be a compromise of safety for patients. Board of Health's decision on stricter supervision can not be appealed to any other administrative authority. Health Protection Agency publishes decisions on stricter supervision.

PCS. 3. Health Authority may as part of its supervision in accordance with paragraph. 1 and 2 require persons involved in health care information that is necessary to implement supervision.

PCS. 4. Board of Health or persons of Health is authorized to exercise supervision, at any time, on proof of identity without a court order for hospitals, nursing homes and the like.

PCS. 5. Health Authority may, after Interior and Health Minister of Culture instruct people in healthcare to conduct reviews and reports related to their professional activities.

§ 216. 5) In order to promote quality development of health care can Sundhedsstyrelsen undertake evaluation etc. of the company in the publicly funded health care system. Evaluations may cover all aspects of the public health and private hospitals and clinics business.


PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules on that it is regional and municipal councils, the information under the Interior and Health related institutions as well as private persons or institutions, which operates hospitals, clinics, etc. to provide for the implementation of evaluations related basis . 1 necessary information, including information from patient records and other records.

PCS. 3. Information collected for the use of evaluations in accordance with paragraph. 1, can not be disclosed to the health care Disciplinary Board.

§ 217. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules for the training that doctors must have gone through after medical examination in order to be able to get employment as medical officers.

§ 218. The Board of Health is providing assistance to the judicial and police authorities, to the extent the Interior and the Minister of Health in agreement with the Minister of Justice rules.

§ 219. The National Board of Health once a year, see. However paragraph. 2, an unannounced inspection visits relating to health conditions on homes covered by the Social Services Act, in sheltered housing estates covered by the Act on Social Housing etc. or the Act on Housing for Elderly and Disabled Persons and other similar housing units in the municipality. This monitoring shall include the response to the residents and tenants who receive municipal services.

PCS. 2. If during an inspection not found errors or defects in the health situation in the nursing home, etc., or if only found a few errors or omissions which by Board of Health estimates do not have patient safety implications, the Agency may decide that inspections are not carried on the person nursing home the following year. Decisions shall be included in the monitoring report referred to. Paragraphs. 3. The municipal council shall inform Health Agency of substantial managerial and organizational changes, which subsequently had to be carried on the person nursing home.

PCS. 3. After each inspection visit, prepare Sundhedsstyrelsen a monitoring report on the health situation in the nursing home etc. for use in the nursing home and the municipal follow up on deficiencies found by the health conditions.

PCS. 4. Board of Health must ensure that the nursing home or the municipality follows up on any dubious health conditions that may be identified by the health supervision visits.

PCS. 5. MOH prepares annually for the individual local nursing homes, etc. A summary of the year's monitoring reports and a summary of the municipal follow-up after paragraph. 4 to use for each municipality.

PCS. 6. Health Agency shall specify the content of the health administrative, medical and health-related tasks included in the monitoring of the health conditions and procedures for inspections and reporting, on a paragraph. 1 and 3-5.

PCS. 7. The rules of § 220 paragraph. 4 and 5, on the issue of orders and prohibitions against institutions, etc. shall apply mutatis mutandis to the supervision carried out by paragraph. 1, 3 and 4.

§ 220. Board of Health may lay down detailed rules for the health situation of social care institutions, etc., schools and institutions, etc. as well as clinics and the like., Which performs medical treatment and care of the body. The rules provide for the supervision of these institutions, etc.

PCS. 2. The rules can be given local council or regional council access to issue injunctions against institutions which do not comply. Over the institutions run by the local council or regional council, is for this access Health.

PCS. 3. The municipal council, regional council, Board of Health or persons who these authorities are authorized to conduct studies, if necessary, at any time and on proof of identity without a court order to public and private property to provide information for decisions that can be taken under this chapter or the rules made thereunder.

PCS. 4. The municipal council and the regional council's orders and prohibitions under paragraph. 2, point 1., Can be appealed to the Board of Health. Board of Health's decision on the appeal may be submitted to the Interior and Health. Board of Health orders and prohibitions under paragraph. 2, point 2., Can also be brought in for the Interior and Health. Board of Health can demand submitted to the decisions of local and regional councils under the 1st clause.


PCS. 5. The municipal council, regional council and the Health Protection Agency's decisions under subsection. 1-4 may be appealed by anyone who is likely to have an individual and significant interest in the outcome.

§ 221. Commercial examination of urine samples for the detection of pregnancy may only be performed by doctors and pharmacists as well as by persons of Health authorizes it.

Chapter 67

Statens Serum Institut

§ 222. Statens Serum Institut is an institute of the Interior and Health, which aims to prevent and combat infectious diseases, congenital disorders and biological threats. Statens Serum Institut is the country's central laboratory, as regards diagnostic tests, including reference features. The Department ensures supply of vaccines, including vaccines for childhood immunization program, and emergency response products through production and procurement. The institute is part of the operational preparedness against infectious diseases and bioterrorism. And conducts scientific research and provides advice and assistance in areas related to the Institute's tasks.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down rules, including payment, the department's delivery of the preparations and execution of studies mm

Chapter 68

National prevention councils

§ 223. Interior and the Minister of Health appoints an independent expert prevention councils. The Council aims to help improve the health of the entire population. The Council has the task of contributing to the debate and to inspire the authorities and environments that provide prevention tasks.

PCS. 2. The Council shall submit every three years a report on its work to the parliament and the Interior and Health.

PCS. 3. The Council consists of 13 members, appointed by the Interior and Health Minister for four years at a time on the basis of their expertise in prevention and health promotion, however, the biennial designated 6 and 7 members. Interior and Health Minister shall appoint the Chairman among council members.

PCS. 4. The Council may invite other relevant persons on an ad hoc basis.

PCS. 5. The Council shall adopt its own rules of procedure.

Title XVIII

Administration, agreements and trials, etc.

Chapter 69

Various provisions

§ 224. The Regional Council decides on benefits under §§ 59, 60, 64-71, 159, 167 and 175. The municipal council makes decisions on benefits under §§ 140 a and 140 b. Interior and Health may lay down rules on that the local council shall pay cash benefits by the above provisions is vested in § 58 persons mentioned in the regions behalf.

§ 225. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules regarding payment for people who are not under the provisions of this Act are entitled to free treatment in hospital.

PCS. 2. For those who do not, according to provisions of this Act are entitled to free hospital treatment, payment may be recovered by distraint.

§ 226. Interior and Health may lay down rules on regional councils, the involvement in the recruitment of health personnel to international health work.

Chapter 70

Overenskomster etc.

§ 227. according to § 37 of the Act on Regions and Abolition of Counties, the Greater Copenhagen Authority and the Copenhagen Hospital Corporation discounted Board concludes agreements with organizations of health professionals and others on conditions for in §§ 50, 58-60, 64-69, 71 and 72, § 140 a paragraph. 1, and §§ 140 b, 159 and 175 of the said benefits.

PCS. 2. Interior and the Minister of Health should be within the definition of procedures according to §§ 8-12 and 72, § 140 a paragraph. 3, see. Paragraph. 1, and §§ 140 b and 167, obtain an opinion from the in § 37 of the Act on Regions and Abolition of Counties, the Greater Copenhagen Authority and the Copenhagen Hospital Corporation discounted boards.

PCS. 3. Before terminating agreements with other States in accordance with § 232, or under Community law agreements concluded with other Member States of the total or partial failure of intergovernmental reimbursement of health care costs covered by Community law, the Interior and Health Minister catch an opinion of it in accordance with § 37 of the Act on regions and abolition of counties, the Greater Copenhagen Authority and the Copenhagen Hospital Corporation discounted boards.

PCS. 4. Collective agreements entered into pursuant to paragraph. 1 must not contain provisions which require healthcare professionals that have joined or aspire to join these agreements, to be a member of an association or a specific association.


PCS. 5. A region or a municipality must not fail to provide a health person to join the agreements concluded under paragraph. 1 or deprive a health professional such permission because the person is not a member of an association or a specific association.

PCS. 6. A region or a municipality must not fail to provide a health person to join the agreements concluded under paragraph. 1 or deprive a health professional such permission because the person is a member of an association or a specific association.

PCS. 7. In agreements concluded pursuant to paragraph. 1 may be agreed that health professionals who subscribe to such an agreement without being a member of the union which is a party to the Agreement to pay a fee to cover a proportionate share of the cost of providing the service which will be made available for those which the parties agree is necessary for the operation of practice for the administration and development of the collective agreement rules, including cooperation and complaints system, at local, regional and central level. The parties may agree on both a one-time fee that is payable in connection with the health worker adherence to the Agreement, and periodically charge which falls continuously.

PCS. 8. To consider cases in the joint bodies established under the agreements concluded under paragraph. 1, a healthcare professional who is party to the proceedings, which are not members of the association, which is represented in the joint body be given the right to attend, possibly with the assistance of, when an appeal against that or matter which may could give rise in penalties against the persons concerned are treated.

§ 228. In cases where the responsibility of the insured to pay a portion of the payment for a benefit under this Act, pay the secured its share directly to the health professional who is subject to agreement stating that a claim against the regional council if it grants the regional council must provide. Is health the person is not covered by a collective agreement receive the hedged cash by the local council under § 224.

PCS. 2. The Regional Council may, by agreement with the local council is responsible settlement of that part of the payment for a service to practicing physiotherapists, as it is not for the insured to pay.

PCS. 3. grants, the regional council pays for health care professionals in accordance with paragraph. 1, can be made deductions for the recovery of public claims under the rules governing the collection of taxes in the Withholding Tax. Similarly, made deductions from reimbursement of medicines, the regional council in accordance with the agreement between the government and the pharmacists' organization pays directly to pharmacies.

§ 229. If there is no agreement concerning the conditions for benefits under § 227, provides for the Interior and Health Minister detailed rules on conditions of regional and local grants, including fees, grants, payment of subsidies, rules on referral to treatment and the number of providers, as well as car allowance to doctors who called for in § 59 persons referred.

§ 230. Payment of benefits under this Act can not be the basis for remedy against a perpetrator.

§ 231. Revenues from the Health Insurance Fund can be used to support social medical, health and similar activities, the establishment of nursing homes and to meet the requirements for early retirement and benefits for former employees of the Health Insurance Fund, etc. and sådannes survivors. Funds set aside for pension purposes, or as the welfare minister's approval transferred to municipalities in connection with their takeover of pension obligations to former employees and their dependents, can be kept out of the fund. Welfare Minister shall issue regulations on fund management and activities and supervision of the Fund.

Chapter 71

Treaties with other states

§ 232. The Government may enter into agreements with other states on the coordination of public health systems in Denmark and similar schemes in other States for people traveling between states, and on the financial terms of coordination, including partial or total failure of intergovernmental reimbursement of health care costs covered by collective agreements.


PCS. 2. In accordance with the rules of the paragraph. 1 shall conventions or Community law on coordination of national health schemes for people traveling between countries, can the Interior and Health establish detailed rules on the persons who would be subject to this law persons, and such persons' estates, in whole or partially exempt from the application of this Act in so far as there is for such persons or estates right to benefits under another State.

Chapter 72

Experiments with deviation from the Act

§ 233. Interior and Health may, upon application by a regional council or a municipal council approve the launch trials involving derogation from the statutory provisions other than the provisions of Title II and III and §§ 77 and 79, § 81. 1 and §§ 82 and 83

PCS. 2. Trials must be designed to promote the transformation of health care, including new organizational and therapies changed supplements or changing remuneration systems, etc. Upon approval of the trial should be the emphasis firmly on the interests of civil rights and welfare.

PCS. 3. Authorisation after paragraph. 1 can also be given to experiments with collection of fees for absenteeism agreed hospital.

Title XIX

Financing

Chapter 73

Services in the practice

§ 234. Residence The region bears the costs of benefits under §§ 60-72.

Chapter 74

Services in the hospital sector

§ 235. Residence Region pays the costs of hospital treatment, etc. according to §§ 79, 83 and 85-88, § 89 paragraph. 1 and 3 and § 160 a.

PCS. 2. The region that provides hospital treatment, the charge region of residence or stay the region associated fees pursuant to section XIX.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health may lay down detailed rules on the calculation of the payment when the region of residence or temporary residence region to pay for a patient's treatment in a foreign hospital region.

PCS. 4. Residence Region obligation to provide free treatment pursuant to § 79 paragraph. 2, is limited to an annual economic framework for each institution determined by the Interior and Health.

§ 236. Residence Region pays a fee to the Board of Health for the treatment of referrals according to § 88 paragraph. 3 and 4. Interior and Health shall lay down the fee.

§ 237. Stay The region bears the costs of hospital treatment according to § 80 paragraph. 1. Stay region may pay for hospital treatment according to § 80 paragraph. 2.

§ 238. Residence Region collects the municipality of residence payment per. inpatient day for hospital treatment in accordance with Title VI of treated patients from the municipality.

PCS. 2. Domicile The region of the municipality of residence charge for patients who are admitted to a hospice, mentioned in § 75 paragraph. 4 and § 79 paragraph. 2.

PCS. 3. Applications under paragraph. 1 and 2 payment can not exceed 1,522 kr. The amount is indicated in 2004 price and wage levels. The tariff price and lønreguleres the same way as the block grant to the regions.

§ 239. A regional council may enter into an agreement with a local council to pay for persons referred the offer by municipalities as an alternative to hospitalization.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules stipulating that a region of special cases may charge for certain hospital treatments and services or for treatment of certain regional institutions in accordance with Title VI.

§ 240. A local council, when social considerations warrant it, decide to pay expenses for medical treatment corresponding to treatment provided in the regional hospital, to persons residing in the municipality.

PCS. 2. Expenditure under subsection. 1 can not be covered by insurance.

§ 241. The State bears the cost of hospital treatment abroad according to § 89 paragraph. 2.

§ 242. In special cases, the Treasury grants to cover all or part of the costs in solving specific tasks within the regional hospital.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health Minister may, after consultation with the Minister of Welfare lay down rules on that of the State granted the region under full or partial reimbursement of costs of transport and treatment of persons whose right to free treatment in this country under international obligations.

§ 243. Assistance can be provided from the Treasury to private hospitals for more of the Interior and the Minister of Health rules.

Chapter 75

Termination of pregnancy and fetal reduction


§ 244. Residence Region pays the costs of abortion and fetal reduction.

Chapter 76

Sterilization and castration

§ 245. Residence Region pays the costs of sterilization.

§ 246. The state pays the costs of castration.

Chapter 77

Municipal healthcare

Preventive health plans

§ 247. Residence The municipality pays the costs of preventive benefits under §§ 120-123. The municipality in which the institution or the school is located, bears the costs of benefits under §§ 124 and 125.

Dental Services

§ 248. The municipality of residence shall bear costs associated with the municipal child and youth dental care under §§ 127 and 129.

PCS. 2. For children and adolescents who receive dental care in another municipality dental clinic, see. § 129 paragraph. 4, pay the municipality of residence to treat the municipality an amount equal to the residence municipality's average cost. child in child and adolescent dentistry. The payment may not exceed an amount corresponding to treat municipal average cost. child in the public dental service. Interior and Health may lay down rules on local payment and the collection of co-payments in accordance with § 129 paragraph. 4.

§ 249. The municipality of residence bears the costs associated with dental care under §§ 131, 133 and 135.

Home nursing

§ 250. The residential municipality pays the costs of home nursing services under § 138.

rehabilitation

§ 251. Residence The municipality pays the costs of rehabilitation benefits under § 140.

Physiotherapy Services etc.

§ 251 a. Residence municipality pays the costs of physiotherapy services, etc. according to §§ 140 a and 140 b.

Alcohol and drug abuse treatment

§ 252. Residence The municipality pays the costs of alcohol by § 141 and to medical treatment for drug addiction after § 142.

Chapter 78

Products

§ 253. Residence Region pays the costs of reimbursement of medicines under Title X.

Chapter 79

Other benefits and subsidies

vaccinations

§ 254. Residence Region pays the costs of vaccination benefits under § 158. For individuals who do not reside in the country, the cost of staying the region.

PCS. 2. The State pays, however, spending on vaccines for children under the Interior and the Minister of Health established rules on child vaccinations, see. § 158 paragraph. 2.

Issue of proof

§ 255. Residence Region pays costs by issuing certificate in accordance with § 12 paragraph. 1 and 2.

Nutrition Preparations

§ 256. Residence Region pays the costs of subsidies for nutritional products in accordance with § 159.

Funeral

§ 257. Residence The municipality pays the costs of funeral expenses in accordance with § 160.

seafarers

§ 258. The State pays the cost of services to seafarers and others after § 161. To cover the cost paid by shipowners (owners) contribute annually for each seafarers on international voyages. Interior and Health shall lay down detailed rules on the method of calculation and collection of contributions and may determine that the amount calculated other than on an annual basis. The contribution is adjusted for obtaining the declaration of the competent nests organizations, taking into account changes occurred in the cost of benefits under § 161.

Regional dental care services

§ 259. Residence The region bears the costs associated with dental care according to § 162 paragraph. 1 and 3, § 163 and § 166 paragraph. 1 and 2.

The public travelers

§ 260. The regions pay the costs of the public travel health insurance according to § 167.

Chapter 80

Transport

§ 261. The residential municipality pays the expenses for travel expenses in accordance with § 170. Residence Region pays the costs of car allowance according to § 175.

§ 262. Stay The region bears the costs of transportation or transport subsidy to the hospital under the provisions of §§ 79-83, 86, § 87. 1 and 2, § 87 b, § 87 f and § 89, where the conditions are satisfied. § 171. However, incurred the cost of transport from a hospital outside the region of residence for continued hospitalization at a hospital in the region of residence of the latter region.

PCS. 2. Domicile The region bears the costs of transport and accommodation in connection with the treatment according to § 88 paragraph. 1-3.

§ 263. Residence The municipality pays the costs of transport in connection with rehabilitation after § 140.

Chapter 81

Treaties with other states


§ 264. Expenditure under § 232 to be covered by the Danish health, held by the state. Amounts under § 232 is transferred to the Danish healthcare accrue to the regional council or the local council that the expenditure is paid to the performance, the amount concerns.

PCS. 2. Interior and Health may lay down rules on the national administrative implementation of the reimbursement of public health expenditure in accordance with agreements with other States or Community law. The Minister may lay down rules on collection of administrative fees for the state's involvement in obtaining reimbursement from the other states of the region council or local council spending on public health services for safe and secure from other states.

Chapter 82

Services to persons not resident in Denmark

§ 265. For individuals who are entitled to benefits under this Act by virtue of agreements with other States or Community law and who is not domiciled in this country, the cost of the services of the residence region or local authority of residence. Interior and Health may lay down detailed rules.

Title XX

Criminal, commencement and transitional provisions

Chapter 83

Penalties

§ 266. The operator biological material in violation of a decision that is registered pursuant to § 29 shall be punished by a fine or imprisonment up to 6 months.

PCS. 2. The State supplying biological material in violation of § 32 shall be punished by a fine or imprisonment up to 6 months.

PCS. 3. A person who infringes provisions of § 35 or regulations thereunder may be fined. This does not apply if the rules are breached by the dispenser of biological material or any person acting on its behalf.

§ 267. (Repealed)

§ 268. Unless a higher penalty is warranted under other legislation, punishable by a fine, which take out tissues and other biological material to the treatment referred to in § 52 or § 53 or making interventions in accordance with § 55, but the conditions set by the law are met.

PCS. 2. The person providing or receiving payment or other economic advantage for release or transfer of tissue and other biological material to the treatment referred to in § 52 or § 53, punishable by a fine. The same applies to the person with the knowledge that contributed or received payment as mentioned in point 1., Help to ensure that such intervention is made.

§ 269. A physician who performs an abortion or make fetal reduction, without the conditions in § 92, § 93, § 95 paragraph. 1, or § 96 are met and the absence of a permit under § 94 or § 95 paragraph. 2 or 3 shall be punished, unless more severe punishment is prescribed by the Penal Code with imprisonment up to 2 years in mitigating circumstances, fine.

PCS. 2. A physician who performs an abortion or make fetal reduction, without the conditions in § 98, § 99 and § 100 paragraph. 3 are met, punishable by a fine, unless more severe punishment is prescribed by the Criminal Code.

PCS. 3. Any person who, without being a doctor performs an abortion or make fetal reduction, punishable by imprisonment for up to four years, unless more severe punishment is prescribed by the Criminal Code.

PCS. 4 pcs. 1 and 3 apply mutatis mutandis to the assisting in such activities.

PCS. 5. Offences committed by negligence, not punished.

§ 270. Any person who, without the conditions in Chapter 30 or Chapter 33 is met, it makes sterilization or castration, punishable by a fine, unless more severe punishment is prescribed by the Criminal Code.

§ 271. Unless a higher penalty is warranted under other legislation, punishable by fine or imprisonment for up to four months to that

1) disclose information contrary to § 41 paragraph. 1-3, § 43 paragraph. 1 and 2 and § 45

2) obtain information in violation of § 42a. 1-9,

3) unlawfully uses information covered by § 41 paragraph. 1, or

4) obtain, disclose or exploit information in violation of § 157 paragraph. 2-4, 6 or 9, or § 157 a paragraph. 2 or 3, or in violation of regulations established pursuant to § 157 paragraph. 5, or § 157 a paragraph. 4.

PCS. 2. In the same manner as in the paragraph. 1, Nos. 1-3, punished other than those specified in §§ 41, 42a, 43 and 45 of unauthorized acquisition, disclosure or use of information covered by these provisions.

PCS. 3. Interior and Health may in the regulations issued pursuant to § 41 paragraph. 6, provide for fines or imprisonment for up to 4 months for violation of provisions of the rules.


PCS. 4. In the same manner as in the paragraph. 1, no. 4, punished other than the persons referred to in § 157 and § 157 a, unauthorized collection, disclosure or use of information covered by this provision. Interior and Health may in the regulations issued pursuant to § 157 paragraph. 4 and 9 and § 157 a paragraph. 4 and 8, provide for fines or imprisonment for up to 4 months for violation of provisions of the rules.

§ 272. Unless a higher penalty is provided for in other legislation punishable with a fine which fails to comply with an obligation imposed by § 215 paragraph. 3 and 5, or violates the rules, orders or prohibitions issued pursuant to §§ 219 and 220.

§ 273. Any person who violates the provisions of §§ 178, 179, 182 and 183 concerning the inquest etc. punishable by fine.

PCS. 2. Unless a higher penalty is warranted under other legislation, punishable by a fine conducting autopsy in medical research purposes or intervention by § 188, without conditions therefor under this provision are met.

PCS. 3. The rules issued under Title XIII may stipulate fines for violation of the provisions of the rules.

§ 274. Any person who performs professional examination of urine samples in violation of § 221 fine.

§ 275. Interior and Health may in the regulations issued under § 229, provide for fines for violation of the provisions of the regulations.

§ 276. There can be imposed on companies etc. (legal persons) under the rules of the Penal Code Chapter 5.

Chapter 84

Commencement and transitional provisions

§ 277. The Act comes into force on 1 January 2007, see. However paragraph. 3-9.

PCS. 2. At the same time

1) Law no. 482 of 1 July 1998 on patients' rights,

2) the Act on public health insurance, see. Legislative Decree no. 509 of 1 July 1998,

3) Act on hospital services, see. Legislative Decree no. 766 of 28 August 2003

4) Act on Pregnancy Hygiene and Obstetric, see. Legislative Decree no. 622 of 19 July 1995

5) Law no. 634 of 17 December 1976 concerning the offer of free vaccination against certain diseases

6) Act no. 438 of 14 June 1995 on preventive health schemes for children and young people

7) Law no. 408 of 13 June 1973 on the visiting nurse schemes

8) Act on dental care, etc., see. Act no. 1261 of 15 December 2003

9) Law no. 429 of 10 June 2003 on patient safety in healthcare

10) §§ 1-3 and 4, Chapter 3 a and § 25 of the Central Health System Management, etc., see. Legislative Decree no. 790 of 10 September 2002, as amended by Law no. 428 of 10 June 2003, § 20 of law no. 69 of 4 February 2004

11) Act on medical officers of institutions etc., see. Legislative Decree no. 805 of 13 September 2001, by Act § 1 a Servants by city Doctor's office in the City of Copenhagen, however, maintained

12) Act on abortion and fetal reduction, see. Legislative Decree no. 541 of 16 June 2004, and

13) Act on sterilization and castration, see. Legislative Decree no. 661 of 12 July 1994.

PCS. 3. Title IV of transplantation and Title XIII of inquest and autopsy etc. and § 268 and § 273 shall enter into force after publication in the Official Gazette. At the same time, Act no. 402 of 13 June 1990 on the coroner, autopsy and transplantation etc.

PCS. 4. §§ 207-209 shall enter into force on 1 January 2006, with the obligations that under these provisions is for the regions, instead will rest with the counties, the Copenhagen Hospital Corporation and Municipality of Bornholm in the period from 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2006. at the same time § 13 of the law on hospital services. The in § 207 paragraph. 2, said representatives of the regional councils appointed by the Preparatory Committee with effect for that period. Act on Regions and Abolition of Counties, the Greater Copenhagen Authority and the Copenhagen Hospital Corporation § 51 on the preparation committee assignments.

PCS. 5. § 215 shall enter into force on 1 January 2006. At the same time § 4 of the Law on the Central Health System Management, etc., see. Legislative Decree no. 790 of 10 September 2002.

PCS. 6. § 222 shall enter into force on 1 January 2006. At the same time Chapter 4 of the Law on the Central Health System Management, etc., see. Legislative Decree no. 790 of 10 September 2002, § 9 paragraph. 1 and 2 of the Act on Pregnancy Hygiene and Obstetric, see. Legislative Decree no. 622 of 19 July 1995.


PCS. 7. § 264 is effective for amounts transferred to the Danish health service for treatment completed after 31 December 2005. Amounts from foreign sufferers (for) fuses under the provision accrues to a regional or a local council, for treatment completed after december 31, 2005 and before december 31, 2006 accrue instead the county, Central State Hospital Corporation, Bornholm municipality or the municipality in which the expenditure is paid to the performance, the amount concerns.

PCS. 8. §§ 28-35 applies to biological material that is submitted after 1 September 2004. Provisions set pursuant to §§ 30 and 31 may also have the effect of biological material that is submitted before 1 September 2004.

PCS. 9. Interior and Health shall lay down the time of entry into force of § 85 about breast exam for women.

PCS. 10. § 50 paragraph. 2 and 3, relating to an interpreter shall enter into force on 1 June 2011.

PCS. 11. Powers that the municipal council has entrusted to an independent institution with the agreement with the local council for the provision of home nursing, see. § 138, maintained by the previous rules.

PCS. 12. Rules laid down under in paragraph. 2 and paragraphs. 3, the laws remain in force until repealed or replaced by rules laid down under this Act.

§ 278. The Act does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland, cf.. However paragraph. 2 and 3.

PCS. 2. Chapter 4-9, §§ 61-63, Chapter 36-38, Chapter 61, Section 66-68 and §§ 247-250, 254, 259, 266-268, and 272-274 and 276 may by Royal Decree be fully or partially into force for the Faroe Islands with such modifications as the Faroese conditions is.

PCS. 3. Chapter 12, Chapter 54-57 and § 271 paragraph. 1 pt. 1 and 2 and paragraph. 2 and 3, may by Royal Decree be put into force for the Faroe Islands and Greenland with such deviations as the special Faroese and Greenland conditions.

Act no. 1395 of 21 December 2005 contains the following provision.

§ 3 pieces. 2. § 2 shall enter into force on 1 January 2007.6)

Act no. 491 of 7 June 2006 contains the following provision.

§ 2. This Act shall come into force on 1 January 2007.

PCS. 2. Provisions entered into pursuant to § 26 paragraph. 2 of the Act on public health insurance, which obliges health professionals who have joined or aspire to join these agreements, to be a member of an association, are invalid.

PCS. 3. § 227 paragraph. 5-8, as amended by Act § 1, 1, shall apply mutatis mutandis to agreements entered into pursuant to § 26 paragraph. 2 of the Act on public sygesikring.7)

Act no. 538 of 8 June 2006 contains the following provision.

§ 105. Subsection. 1. This Act shall enter into force on 1 January 2007 -8)

Act no. 1556 of 20 December 2006 contains the following provision.

§ 4 pcs. 1. This Act shall enter into force on 1 January 2007 set. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. § 1 no. 17 shall enter into force on 1 October 2007.

§ 5 pieces. 1. The Act does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland, cf.. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. § 1, no. 2-12, 23 and 24 may by Royal Decree be fully or partially into force for the Faroe Islands with such modifications as the Faroese conditions is. Health Law § 271 paragraph. 1 pt. 1 and 2 and paragraph. 2 and 3, as worded by § 1, no. 25 may by Royal Decree be fully or partially into force for the Faroe Islands with the derogations the Faroese conditions tilsiger.9)

Act no. 431 of 8 May 2007 contains the following provision.

§ 2. This Act shall come into force on 1 October 2007.

§ 3 pieces. 1. The Act does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland, cf.. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. § 1, no. 1-4 may by Royal Decree be fully or partially into force for the Faroe Islands with such modifications as the Faroese conditions is. Health Law § 271 paragraph. 1, Nos. 1-3, and paragraph. 2 and 3, as worded by § 1, no. 11 may by Royal Decree be fully or partially into force for the Faroe Islands with the derogations the Faroese conditions tilsiger.10)

Act no. 511 of 6 June 2007 contains the following provision.

§ 2. This Act comes into force on 1 July 2007.11)

Act no. 319 of 30 April 2008 contains the following provisions.

§ 2. This Act comes into force on 1 May 2008.12)

Act no. 538 of 17 June 2008 contains the following provisions.

§ 4 pcs. 1. This Act comes into force on 1 January 2009, see. However paragraph. 2-4.

PCS. 2. § 1, no. 13-15, shall enter into force on 1 July 2008.


PCS. 3. § 1, no. 7, 10-12 and 21-24, shall enter into force on 1 August 2008.

PCS. 4. § 1, no. 2, 3 and 5 shall enter into force on 1 December 2008.13)

§ 5 pieces. 1. The Act does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

PCS. 2. § 1, no. 1, 7 and 16-24, and § 2 may by Royal Decree be fully or partially into force for the Faroe Islands with such modifications as the Faroese conditions is.

Act no. 539 of 17 June 2008 contains the following provision.

§ 4 pcs. 1. This Act comes into force on 1 August 2008 stated. However paragraph. 2.

PCS. 2. Health Law § 87 b paragraph. 2 and 3, inserted in § 1, no. 1, shall enter into force on 1 January 2009.14)

Act no. 1064 of 6 November 2008 includes the following provision.

§ 2 pcs. 1. The Act shall enter into force on 7 November 2008, at the beginning of the day.

PCS. 2. The bill can be ratified immediately after vedtagelsen.15)

Act no. 100 of 10 February 2009 contains the following provision.

§ 4 pcs. 1. This Act comes into force on 1 April 2009.16)

Act no. 288 of 15 April 2009, contains the following provision.

§ 2. Interior and Health shall lay down date of the Act. The Minister may determine that the Act shall enter into force on different tidspunkter.17)

Act no. 529 of 12 June 2009 contains the following provision and entry into force.

§ 3 pieces. 1. § 1 shall enter into force on 1 July 2009 and § 2 shall enter into force on 1 January 2010.

PCS. 2. § 1 has effect from 1 January 2007.

PCS. 3. Requests for reimbursement of documented expenses in accordance with § 160 a paragraph. 3, as amended by § 1, no. 1 must be submitted to the Regional Council by 31 December 2010.18)

Act no. 530 of 12 June 2009 contains the following provision.

§ 2. This Act comes into force on 1 January 2010.19)

Act no. 531 of 12 June 2009 contains the following provision.

§ 2. This Act comes into force on 1 July 2009.20)

Act no. 1521 of 27 December 2009 contains the following provision.

§ 3. This Act comes into force on 1 January 2010.21)

Act no. 534 of 26 May 2010 contains the following provisions.

§ 2. This Act comes into force on 1 June 2010.22)

Act no. 629 of 11 June 2010 contains the following provision.

§ 4. This Act comes into force on 1 July 2010.23)

Act no. 706 of 25 June 2010 contains the following provision.

§ 8. This Act comes into force on 1 January 2011, cf.. However paragraph. 2 and 3.24)

PCS. 2. Interior and Health shall lay down the time of entry into force of the Health Act § 198, as amended by this promised § 3, no. 1

PCS. 3. § 7, no. 1, shall enter into force on the day after the law decree in the Official Gazette.

Ministry of Health, on 13 July 2010
Bertel Haarder
/ Jette Blichfeldt

Official notes

1) The provision of § 198 shall enter into force by the Interior and Health Minister of Culture, see. § 8 paragraph. 2 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010.

2) The provision of § 199 shall not apply until 1 January 2011 in accordance. § 8 paragraph. 1 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010.

3) The provision of § 202 shall not apply until 1 January 2011 in accordance. § 8 paragraph. 1 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010.

4) The provision of § 215 paragraph. 2, 3. section. Shall apply only from 1 January 2011, see. § 8 paragraph. 1 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010.

5) The provision of § 216 paragraph. 3 shall apply only from 1 January 2011, see. § 8 paragraph. 1 of Law no. 706 of 25 June 2010.

6) The amendment pertains § 79.

7) The amendment pertains § 227.

8) The amendment pertains to § 181 and 186.

9) The amendment pertains §§ 11, 41, 42, 45, 78, 79, 87, 146, 147, 150, 156, 157, 266, 267, 271 and 277.

10) The amendment pertains to §§ 16, 40, 42a, 42b, 42c, 193, 193 a, 197 and 271.

11) The amendment pertains to §§ 141 ag.

12) The amendment pertains §§ 144, 145, 146, 147, 149, 149 a, 154, 156 and 158 a.

13) The amendment pertains to §§ 24, 51, 79, 87, 90a, 121, 141 a, 142, 145, 148, 150, 151, 157, 219 and 223.

14) The amendment pertains to §§ 87 a, 87 b, 87 c, 87 d, 90, 140 a, 140 b, 171, 224, 227, 228, 229, 251a and 262.

15) The amendment pertains to §§ 87 and 90.

16) The amendment pertains § 157.

17) The amendment pertains to §§ 198, 199, 200, 201 and 202.

18) The amendment pertains to §§ 160 a and 235

19) The amendment pertains to §§ 87 e, 87 f, 87 g, 87 h, 90, 171 and 262.


20) The amendment pertains to §§ 205a, 205 b and 205 c.

21) The amendment pertains §§ 37, 38, 39, 79, 86, 87, 87 c, 87 e-87 into 90, 144, 152 and 216.

22) The amendment pertains to §§ 90 a, 90 b, 90 c, 157, 157 and a 271.

23) The amendment pertains to §§ 198, 199, 202, 215 and 216.

24) The amendment pertains to § 219th