Notice On The Statutes Of The Patient Insurance Association

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om vedtægter for patientforsikringsforeningen

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Notice on the statutes of the patient Insurance Association

Under section 32 (1) and (2) of the law on complaint and redress access within the health system, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1113 of 7. November 2011 are fixed: the Association's registered office and purpose



§ 1. The Association's head office is in Copenhagen.

§ 2. The Association's purpose is to administer the law on complaint and redress access within health care regulated patient compensation. The Association shall receive, inform and determine all claims in accordance with the law, in accordance with article 3. However, paragraph 3 as well as the rules laid down pursuant to article 19, paragraph 5.

(2). The Association shall also with insurance companies and even reassuring authorities conduct collection to cover the damages, which shall be paid in accordance with rules laid down pursuant to article 30, paragraph 5.

(3). The Association may, in accordance with obtained approval from the Minister of health may authorize individual insurance companies and even reassuring authorities to inform and decide cases described in more detail.

(4). The Association must provide the information to Patient injury Board of appeals and the Ministry of health and prevention, which is necessary for the performance of tasks of these authorities in accordance with the law.

Members



§ 3. Members of the Association are: 1) the after section 29 liable authorities, which is reassuring even (even, reassuring authorities), as well as 2) insurance undertakings which have subscribed insurances subject to the law on complaint and redress access in the health sector (insurers), see. However, paragraph 2.

(2). Paragraph 1 shall not apply to the private institutions for which the Minister of health, pursuant to section 19, paragraph 5, has completely terminated the examination of cases in accordance with the law.

§ 4. Members are bound by the provisions relating to insurance against civil liability implementation, to be fixed by the Minister for health and prevention.

§ 5. A member who ceases to be himself, reassuring, resign from the Association no later than the calendar year. A member who ceases to take out insurance in accordance with the law on complaint and redress access within healthcare, resign from the Association when they subscribed insurance period expires.

(2). No Member may, by leaving the Association evade the obligations and/or expenses borne by it in accordance with the law on complaint and redress access within healthcare and provisions established thereunder.

The Board's composition and tasks



§ 6. The Association is headed by a Board consisting of the following members: 1 member appointed by the Board) 1 the Minister for health and prevention.

2) 6 Board members are appointed for four-year periods, the first time for 2010-2013, by Danish regions, National Association of local authorities and the Faeroese health authorities in proportion to their respective shares of the expected number of annual insurance claims in accordance with the law as determined by the patient Insurance Association's Board of Directors for the period's first year.

3) 1 member of the Board shall be appointed by the Insurance and Pension.

(2). There may be designated permanent alternates for the members of the Management Board.

(3). The outgoing Board of Directors continues its operation until new members are appointed and the new Board of Directors is constituted.

§ 7. The Board shall fix the remuneration of the members and the Presidency.

§ 8. The Management Board shall elect from among its members a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman, who in the President's absence comes into his place.

(2). The Board of Directors shall be convened whenever the President deems it necessary, or when at least 3 members of the Board of Directors put forward request. Agenda must be specified.

(3). Taking into account of the meetings of the Management Board.

(4). The Board is a quorum when more than half of the Board members, including the Chairman or the Deputy Chairman, are present. The Board's decisions are made by ordinary majority of votes. In the event of a tie the President's vote is decisive.

§ 9. The Board of Directors shall approve the Corporation's financial statements and making choice of Auditor, see. § 15.

(2). The Management Board shall, in addition, more detailed provision on the execution of its duties by a rules of procedure approved by the Minister for health and prevention.

The Association's operation, economy, etc.



§ 10. The Association's daily business is carried out by a secretariat, headed by a Director appointed by the Board of Directors.

§ 11. Costs of the Association's operation and administration as well as the cost, which is in fact imposed on the Association in accordance with the law on complaint and redress access within health care, shall be borne by each of the insurers and the individual himself, reassuring authorities in proportion to their respective shares of the reviews in the fiscal year. The Board may set a minimum contribution for the coverage of the in 1. paragraph referred to expenses.

(2). Insurers and even reassuring authorities jointly and severally liable for the costs referred to in paragraph 1 under the same distribution key.

(3). Insurers shall be liable for costs incurred by the Association in accordance with section 30, paragraph 5, no. 3, in relation to individual insurers annual compensation payouts exclusive interest at the end of the year, where the claim is notified to the Association.

(4). In section 30, paragraph 5, no. 4, referred to damages paid by insurers and even reassuring authorities in proportion to their respective shares of the reviews in the fiscal year.

(5). The Association shall inform each year, insurers and even reassuring authorities their share of the total pool in accordance with article 7, paragraph 2, and 3 of the notice on insurance against civil liability implementation.

(6). The Association may decide that insurers and even reassuring authorities annually must deposit a contribution instalments pursuant to paragraph 5. Calculation of the final contribution shall be made by the end of the year.

§ 12. The Association shall issue an annual report to the Minister for health and prevention of his activities, in accordance with article 3. Article 32, paragraph 3.

§ 13. The Association shall be bound by the Board's President or Vice-President in association with another Member of the Board or with the Director.

§ 14. The Association's financial year is the calendar year.

§ 15. The Association's accounts are audited by a chartered or certified accountant, see. § 9.

Amendment of the statutes



§ 16. The Association's bylaws may be amended by the Minister for health and prevention after received the opinion of the Board of Directors.

Entry into force, etc.



§ 17. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. September 2013.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1206 by 7. December 2009 on the statutes of the patient Insurance Association.

The Ministry of health and prevention, 27. August 2013 Astrid Krag/Kare S Svensson