paragraph 1 of this law provides for the obligation for
regions that, in addition to what follows in the field of health
Medical Services Act (1982:763) and dental Act (1985:125),
offer health and dental care to some
foreigners residing in a County without being
section 2 of the Act (2008:344) on health care for asylum seekers
and others, provides for the obligation of Governments to
offer health and dental services for, among other things.
asylum seekers, persons granted residence permit
temporary protection and persons held in custody.
section 3 of The regulations applicable to such care given with
support for health and medical services Act (1982:763) and
Dental Act (1985:125) shall apply also to the care given
under this Act, unless the context otherwise requires.
paragraph 4 of The Council's obligations under this Act applies
only to foreigners residing in the County.
With county councils under this law even a municipality that is not part
in a County.
section 5 of this Act extends to aliens residing in Sweden without
support of public authority or Constitution.
The law does not foreigners whose stay in Sweden
is intended to be temporary.
Scope of care
section 6, A County Council shall offer such foreigners referred to in
5 and who have not turned 18 care to the same extent as
offered to those who reside in the County.
section 7 of The county councils to offer such foreigners referred to in
5 and who have reached the age of 18 years
1. health care that cannot be postponed,
2. reproductive health,
3. care for abortion, and
4. contraceptive advice.
section 8 A Council may offer foreigners who have reached the age of 18 years
covered by this law care beyond what follows from
9 § A county councils to offer foreigners covered by
This law the remedies provided for in the context of health care
is provided with the support of the law. It is, however, only medicines
subject to the law (2002:160) on drug benefits, etc.
section 10 of The county councils to offer foreigners covered by
This law a health assessment, unless it is clear
Government or authority the Government determines
announce details relating to such
section 11 of the Government may provide for care fees and
charges for drugs under this law.