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

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

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Annex 1



Definition of groups of persons covered by paragraph 1, nr. 10 and nr. 11


The full text of the Decree on subsidies for psychologist therapy in practice sector for particularly vulnerable groups of people

Pursuant to section 69 and section 72 of the Act, without prejudice to health. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 913 of 13. July 2010, fixed: § 1. Group 1 and group 2 – secured unsecured persons have, in accordance with article 3. section 2, shall be entitled to reimbursement for treatment with a psychologist if they: 1) have been the victims of robbery, violence or rape, 2) have been the victims of traffic accidents or other accidents, 3) are relatives of seriously mentally ill persons, 4) is hit by a seriously debilitating disease, 5) are relatives of individuals who are affected by a severely debilitating disease, 6) are relatives of mortal remains , 7) have attempted suicide, 8) have undergone induced abortion after 12. week of gestation, 9) before they are 18 years of age, have been victims of incest or other sexual assault, 10) has an easy-to-moderate depression, see. Annex 1, and at the time of referral are aged 18 or over, or 11) suffering from mild to moderate anxiety, including easy-to-moderate OCD, see. Annex 1, and at the time of referral are in the age group 18 to 38 years.

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

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

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

(4). The doctor may refer to psychological help after § 1, nr. 8, ahead of the abortion procedure, when the request for permission for the procedure is sent to abortion consultation.

(5). The doctor can only refer and possibly. genhenvise referred to in § 1, nr. 10 and nr. 11 person referred to groups, if the patient satisfies the criteria listed in annex 1.

(6). The psychologist may only process in § 1, nr. 10 and nr. 11 person referred to groups, if the patient satisfies the criteria listed in annex 1.

§ 3. Allowance is paid for up to 12 consultations per course of treatment. However, persons covered by paragraph 1, nr. 10 and 11, after genhenvisning of the basic regulation. section 2, paragraph 5, get funding for up to 12 consultations further.

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

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

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

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

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

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

(2). By EU law or international agreements shall mean the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 883/04 on the coordination of social security systems and Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 987/09 on the detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 883/04, the agreement on the European economic area (EEA Agreement), the Nordic Convention on Social Security and the agreement between the European Community, its Member States and Switzerland on the free movement of persons, as well as bilateral security agreements.

§ 6. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. July 2012.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 300 by 7. April 2011 on subsidies for psychologist therapy in practice sector for particularly vulnerable groups.

The Ministry of health and prevention, the 25. June 2012 Astrid Krag/Louise Avnstrøm



Annex 1 definition of groups of persons covered by paragraph 1, nr. 10 and nr. 11

Definition of the category of persons covered by paragraph 1, nr. 10:

Criteria that must be fulfilled in order for persons with mild to moderate depression is covered by the scheme: 1) the patient shall be medical diagnostic kind provided in accordance with current clinical guidelines in this area including a psychometric test must be carried out.



2) the patient's functional ability must be reduced in the light-to-moderate degree of pga. the great depression.



3) the patient will, according to a medical assessment could benefit from treatment with a psychologist, and it is estimated that treatment in general practice will not be able to stand alone.

Moreover, reference is made to the Board of Health's guidelines: professional guidelines for referral to a psychologist for patients with mild to moderate depression or mild to moderate anxiety.

Definition of the category of persons covered by paragraph 1, nr. 11:

Criteria that must be fulfilled in order for persons with mild to moderate anxiety is covered by the scheme: 1) the patient shall be medical diagnostic kind provided in accordance with current clinical guidelines in this area should generally be made including a psychometric test.



2) The practitioner should have diagnosed the patient with one of the following diagnoses (according to the ICD 10 classification): F40. 0 agoraphobia – phobic anxiety to move alone (with and without panic disorder)

F40. 1 Social phobia-phobic anxiety in social situations

F41. 0 panic disorder (moderate and severe)

F41. 1 generalized anxiety disorder

F41. 2 Easier anxiety-depression State

F41. 3 Other mixed anxiety State

F41. 8 Other anxiety disorders

F41. 9 Anxiety condition, unspecified

F42 Obsessive compulsive disorder 3) the patient's functional ability must be reduced in the light-to-moderate degree of pga. anxiety mode.



4) the patient will, according to a medical assessment could benefit from treatment with a psychologist, and it is estimated that treatment in general practice will not be able to stand alone.

Moreover, reference is made to the Board of Health's guidelines: professional guidelines for referral to a psychologist for patients with mild to moderate depression or mild to moderate anxiety.