Ordinance On Transport And Travel Reimbursement After Healthcare Law

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om befordring og befordringsgodtgørelse efter sundhedsloven

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



Transport allowance in connection with treatment in practice sector





Chapter 2



Carriage or conveyance allowance in connection with hospital treatment





Chapter 3



Carriage or conveyance allowance in connection with rehabilitation





Chapter 4



Stay and escorts





Chapter 5



Common rules





Chapter 6



Entry-into-force provision



The full text of the Ordinance on transport and travel allowances after sundhedsloven1)

Under section 75 (2), section 170 (2) and (3) section 171, paragraph 1, 2 and 4, article 173, paragraph 1-3, and section 174 of the Act, without prejudice to health. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 913 of 13. July 2010, as amended by Act No. 1638 by 26. December 2013, shall be set: Chapter 1 Transport allowance in connection with treatment in practice sector § 1. The local authority provides in cases of illness allowance for necessary transport services according to the rules laid down in this chapter for persons covered by insurance group 1, and who receive treatment for region Council Bill after health law.

§ 2. The local authority provides a universal allowance to and from general practitioner or specialist, etc. According to the rules laid down in this chapter.

§ 3. People have the right to compensation for transport by ambulance or particularly sick vehicle to and from acute injury treatment at the general practitioner or a specialist if the person's condition makes it necessary.

§ 4. Persons receiving a pension under the social pensions laws, has the right to compensation for transport to and from the chosen general practitioner, see. However, paragraph 2.

(2). Group 1-insured persons resident on islands where there is no established medical practices, and persons who, for reasons not be compounded by further can register for a doctor, which under section 2, paragraph 2, of the Decree on dealing with doctor in practice sector, have access to seek treatment from any general practitioner, shall be entitled to reimbursement of their travel expenses, as a minimum, equivalent to the cost of carriage to the nearest located general practitioner that is not prevented from providing medical care.

§ 5. Persons receiving a pension under the social pensions laws, has the right to compensation for transport to and from the specialist, if the person is referred thereto by a general practitioner or specialist, as well as without such a reference by visiting specialist in Ophthalmology (eye diseases) or specialist in oto-rhino-Laryngology (ear-nose-throat diseases) as well as with specialist in Gynecology and obstetrics at the termination of pregnancy before the expiry of 12. week, see. However, section 7.

§ 6. People have a right to remuneration for carriage to and from the specialist, if the distance between the insured person's place of residence or permanent residence and special doctor's consultation place exceed 50 km., and the person is referred thereto by the general practitioner or specialist, as well as without such a reference by visiting specialist in Ophthalmology (eye diseases) or specialist in oto-rhino-Laryngology (ear-nose-throat diseases) as well as with specialist in Gynecology and obstetrics at the termination of pregnancy before the expiry of 12. week, see. However, section 7.

§ 7. Universal allowance for sections 5 and 6 shall be granted only in connection with visits to the specialist within the concerned specialty who have consultation nearest to the patient's place of residence. If this specialist is unable to provide medical assistance, shall be repaid to the nearest transport, which is not prevented. Looking for the patient more remote located specialist, universal allowance may be granted with the amount that the patient had the right to, if this had sought the nearest located specialist.

Municipal Board's obligations



§ 8. The Municipal Council of the municipality in which the patient resides, when available, provide universal transport allowance in accordance with §§ 3-7, see. sections 26 and 27.

(2). For patients, which, under the rules laid down on the basis of health law § 168, paragraph 1, the beneficiary grants from the Regional Council for dealing with general practitioner or specialist in another EU/EEA country, providing municipal board reimbursement of travel expenses, as a minimum, equivalent to the treatment facility in Denmark, to which he would be entitled to compensation pursuant to this chapter.

Chapter 2 the carriage or conveyance allowance in connection with hospital treatment, § 9. The Regional Council provides carriage or conveyance allowance to and from hospital, etc. According to the rules laid down in this chapter for persons who have a right to unpaid hospital care after health law.

§ 10. People have the right to transport by ambulance or specially decorated sick vehicle to and from treatment, including study at the hospital, etc., if the person's condition makes it necessary.

§ 11. People have the right to carry or transport allowance to and from treatment at the hospital, etc., if the person meets one of the following conditions: 1) the person receiving a pension under the social pensions laws.

2) distance to or from the hospital, etc., where the necessary treatment may take place after the Regional Council of eligibility criteria, exceeding 50 km.

3) person's condition excludes carriage by public transportation, including bus, train and ferry, and the person in connection with hospital treatment shall be convened to further outpatient care, or home is sent by the hospital on weekend stays, shorter holidays or similar.

§ 12. People referred for Regional Council visitation criteria for treatment on a place of residence of the region's own hospitals or cooperative hospitals, etc., or to a hospital with specialized functions (former national-or regional hospital), is entitled to carriage or conveyance allowance, when at least one of the conditions laid down in section 11 are met, in accordance with article 3. sections 26 and 27.

§ 13. Persons who satisfy at least one of the conditions provided for in § 11 of the basic regulation. sections 26 and 27, and who choose to use the free choice of hospital, see. Health Law § 86, the extended free choice of hospital, see. Health Law § 82 a and section 87, the expanded rights for investigation and treatment of child and adolescent psychiatry, see. health law § 87 (b), or the extended right to treatment for mentally ill adults, see. health law § 87 (f), shall be entitled to reimbursement of their travel expenses, as a minimum, equivalent to the cost of the universal therapeutic place where treatment would have taken place after the Regional Council's eligibility criteria.

(2). The right to universal compensation in accordance with paragraph 1, without prejudice to article. § 11, nr. 2, requires that the distance to or from the hospital, etc., as the patient has chosen, in excess of 50 km.

§ 14. The following persons, who are expected to live in a region of more than 3 months, have the same right to carriage or conveyance allowance in connection with treatment in hospitals in the region of residence, as if they had resided there: 1) Pupils at boarding school or after school.

2) persons who have been placed outside the home in residential institutions, in foster family or approved residence and similar.

3) persons who are conscripts at a military barracks.

4) Persons that have been inserted in prison prisons.

5) persons who have been placed in psychiatric department, has stay in living arrangements for persons with significant reduced physical or mental functional ability or special social problems, or have been placed in custody, etc., of the Court or Ministry of justice provision.

§ 15. Persons domiciled in another Nordic country and are guaranteed treatment, etc. There are entitled to coverage of additional costs, arising from the fact that the person due to the disease must use a more expensive mode of travel than otherwise by returning to the country of residence after printing from the hospital.

The Regional Council's commitments



§ 16. Regional Council of the region, as the patient staying in at the call of ambulance or special medical vehicle, provides transport, pursuant to section 10.

(2). Regional Council of the region of residence provides carriage or conveyance allowance at the transport between the patient's place of residence and hospital, etc. after §§ 11-15 of the basic regulation. sections 26 and 27.

(3). Regional Council of the region of residence, however, is providing transport or transport allowances for transport between the patient's temporary place of residence in the region and the hospital when the patient needs emergency treatment, etc. after §§ 11-15 of the basic regulation. sections 26 and 27.

(4). For patients who by virtue of section 89 (a) health receives reimbursement from the Regional Council for hospital treatment in another EU/EEA country, Regional Council provides reimbursement of travel expenses, as a minimum, equivalent to the treatment facility in Denmark, to which he would be entitled to carriage or conveyance allowance pursuant to this chapter.

§ 17. The Regional Council shall decide whether the patient according to the rules laid down in sections 11 and 14 should be offered carriage or conveyance allowance.

Chapter 3 Carriage or conveyance allowance in connection with rehabilitation section 18. The Municipal Council is providing transport or transport allowance for rehabilitation in accordance with the provisions of this chapter for persons in need of rehabilitation after finishing the treatment at the hospital when the hospital in connection with printing has prepared a rehabilitation plan for the patient.

§ 19. People have the right to carry or transport allowance to and from rehabilitation site, if the person meets one of the following conditions: 1) the person receiving a pension under the social pensions laws.

2 the distance between the person's residence) and rehabilitation rather than exceed 50 km.
3) person's condition excludes carriage by public transportation, including bus, train and ferry.

§ 20. Persons who choose to be genoptrænet a place other than the place of rehabilitation, as the Municipal Council-search for, have, if the conditions laid down in § 19 is complied with, see. sections 26 and 27, entitled to reimbursement of their travel expenses, as a minimum, equivalent to the distance to the rehabilitation place where rehabilitation would have taken place after the Municipal Board's assessment criteria. The compensation may not exceed the person's actual travel expenses.

(2). People referred to specialized rehabilitation at the hospital, and who choose to be genoptrænet at a different hospital than this, refer to the Regional Council, has, if the conditions laid down in § 19 is complied with, see. sections 26 and 27, entitled to reimbursement of their travel expenses. The allowance is equal to the minimum cost of the universal therapeutic place where treatment would have taken place after the Regional Council's eligibility criteria.

(3). The right to universal compensation in accordance with paragraph 1, without prejudice to article. section 19, no. 2, requires that the distance both on or off the selected treatment facility and to or from the treatment facility where treatment would have taken place after the Municipal Board's assessment criteria, exceeding 50 km.

(4). The right to compensation in accordance with paragraph 2, the universal meaning of. section 19, no. 2, requires that the distance both on or off the selected treatment facility and to or from the treatment facility where treatment would have taken place after the Regional Council of eligibility criteria, exceeding 50 km.

Municipal Board's obligations



§ 21. The local authority of the commune in which the outer carriage or conveyance allowance at the transport between the patient's place of residence and the rehabilitation site.

(2). The local authority of the commune in which the may agreement with the region that transport to specialized rehabilitation, which after printing to take place at the hospital, chaired by region of residence the municipality's expense.

(3). For patients, which, under the rules laid down on the basis of health law § 168, paragraph 1, the beneficiary grants from Municipal Council for rehabilitation in another EU/EEA country, providing municipal board reimbursement of travel expenses, as a minimum, equivalent to the rehabilitation or treatment facility in Denmark, to which he would be entitled to compensation pursuant to this chapter.

Chapter 4 Stay and accompaniment section 22. A patient who is entitled to carriage or conveyance allowance according to the rules laid down in chapters 1-3, are for travel in connection with outpatient treatment, requiring accommodation outside the home, are also entitled to accommodation or accommodation reimbursement (hotel outline amount) and hour and daily subsistence allowance for the lowest rate in the Ministry of finance circular on hourly and daily subsistence allowance, etc.

§ 23. A companion to a patient receiving carriage or conveyance allowance according to the rules laid down in chapters 1-3, have the right to carry or transport allowance, when escorting is required because of the patient's age or State of health.

(2). Necessitate escorting more than 12 hours away from home, have also the right to carriage attendant or universal allowance for out-or return without accompaniment of the patient.

(3). A companion who is entitled to carriage or conveyance allowance, by travel, necessitating that the attendant may stay outside the home, are also entitled to accommodation or accommodation reimbursement (hotel outline amount) and hour and daily subsistence allowance for the lowest rate in the Ministry of finance circular on hourly and daily subsistence allowance, etc.

§ 24. The Municipal Council decides whether the patient and attendant in accordance with the rules laid down in chapters 1 and 3 of the basic regulation. sections 22 and 23, shall be offered accommodation or accommodation reimbursement.

(2). The Municipal Council decides whether the attendant in accordance with the rules of Chapter 1 or 3, of the basic regulation. § 23 shall be offered carriage or conveyance allowance.

§ 25. The Regional Council shall decide whether the patient and attendant in accordance with the rules laid down in Chapter 2 of the basic regulation. sections 22 and 23, shall be offered accommodation or accommodation reimbursement.

(2). The Regional Council shall decide whether the attendant in accordance with the rules set out in Chapter 2 of the basic regulation. § 23 shall be offered carriage or conveyance allowance.

Chapter 5 common rules § 26. Universal allowance under this Ordinance is granted by an amount equivalent to the cost of the universal service in accordance with the conditions cheapest, sound universal agent.

(2). Transport allowance may be granted, in accordance with paragraph 1, to include public transportation, including bus, train and ferry, as well as taxi and private car, etc.

§ 27. Universal allowance for sections 4 and 5, § 11, nr. 1, and section 19, no. 1 shall be granted only when the cost to and from the treatment site exceeds 25 DKK in total.

(2). Universal allowance under section 6, section 11, no. 2 and 3, section 19, no. 2 and 3, and article 23, paragraphs 1 and 2 shall be granted only when the cost to and from the treatment site exceeds 60 DKK in total.

(3). Universal allowance under section 13, article 16, paragraph 4, and article 20, paragraph 2, shall be granted only when the cost to and from the selected treatment facility and also to and from the treatment facility where treatment would have taken place after the Regional Council's assessment criteria exceeds respectively 25 DKK in total for retirees and 60 DKK in total for the other.

(4). Universal allowance under section 20, paragraph 1, and article 21, paragraph 3, shall be granted only when the cost to and from the selected treatment facility and also to and from the treatment facility where treatment would have taken place after the Municipal Board's assessment criteria exceeds respectively 25 DKK in total for retirees and 60 DKK in total for the other.

(5). Universal compensation in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 4 shall not exceed the person's actual travel expenses.

section 28. Carriage or conveyance allowance in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance shall be granted between the patient's place of residence and treatment site.

(2). Carriage or conveyance allowance in connection with emergency treatment be granted between the patient's temporary residence and treatment site.

section 29. The Regional Council and the municipal councils in the region may agree that the municipal councils should carry out the payment of compensation and the resolution of other universal transport tasks.

section 30. A Regional Council or a Municipal Council may use private companies, etc., to the performance of their transport tasks.

(2). Companies, etc. that perform transport tasks for Regional Council or Municipal Council, can it use to make necessary registration of information about patients ' health, the treatment in the context of transport and social security numbers, etc.

Chapter 6 the effective provision, section 31. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2014.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1266 by 15. December 2012 on the carriage or conveyance allowance in accordance with the Health Act.

(3). After application, see paragraph 8, paragraph 2, article 16, paragraph 4, and article 21, paragraph 3, the application for costs of transport allowances, which have taken place in the period from 25. October 2013 to notice comes into force.

The Ministry of health and prevention, 27. December 2013 Astrid Krag/Jacob Krogh Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of a European Parliament and Council Directive No. 2011/24/EU of 9. March 2011 on patients ' rights in cross-border healthcare, the official journal 2011, nr. L 88, page 45-65.