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paragraph 1 of this regulation are regulations on State aid to
some establishments for retail trade in medicinal products conducted
licensed under Chapter 2. section 1 of the Act (2009:366)
The goal of the State's contribution is to maintain good
supplies of drugs throughout the country.
The person who is entitled to compensation under this regulation
shall be deemed to have completed the outpatient pharmacy service of General
paragraph 2 of this regulation the following definitions shall
below the specified importance.
Outpatient pharmacy facility for retail
medicine is conducted with permission
According to Chapter 2. section 1 of the Act (2009:366) about
trade in medicinal products.
The licensee of the one for a certain community pharmacies
permitted according to Chapter 2. 1 §
Act (2009:366) on trade in
Unit-dose packed drugs all non medicines
for people, who are covered by the
öppenvårdsapotekets State and that
is prescribed on the prescription.
Distance selling An outpatient pharmacy retail
medicines to consumers who do not receive
access to the medicine in the pharmacy's
Premium years The years immediately following the
calendar year in which the application for a grant
Conditions for State aid
paragraph 3 of the Contribution is provided, subject to availability of funds. A
licence holders may apply for grants for the
community pharmacies the authorization relates. Application may not relate to
contributions for the time when someone other than the applicant,
4 § Contributions may only be made to an outpatient pharmacy
during the calendar year preceding the grant year
1. be located more than twenty kilometers from another
2. had its premises open so that consumers could get
access to medicines for all calendar months, and
3. had sales revenue of medicines amounted to
at least a million dollars but not more than ten million.
section 5 For an outpatient pharmacy that does not satisfy the requirement in paragraph 4 of the
2, the amounts referred to in paragraph 4 of 3 rather than be determined in
relation to the number of calendar months which the Pharmacy has
Contributions may be made to an outpatient pharmacy whose
sales revenue is within the range defined
as indicated in the first subparagraph if the pharmacy also meets
the other conditions of grant.
section 6 of the assessment of whether the condition in section 4(1) are complied with shall be made
on the basis of the situation as at 1 January
the calendar year immediately preceding the grant year.
For an outpatient pharmacy that has nyetablerats in
calendar year applies instead of the date referred to in
the first paragraph, the date of the consumers for the first time.
could get access to drugs inside the öppenvårdsapotekets
In the calculation of sales revenue under this regulation
sale by mail order of medicinal products should not be included.
section 7 For an outpatient pharmacy that meets the requirements of section 4 and
the sales revenue of the drug did not exceed two
million also applies, for the right to grant, to
Apoteket's premises should have been open for consumers during the
an average of at least 14 hours per week.
For an outpatient pharmacy that meets the requirements of section 4 and whose
sales of medicines exceeded two million
SEK also applies, for the right to grant, to the pharmacy's
premises should have been open to consumers for an average
at least 30 hours per week.
The first and second subparagraphs shall also apply to a
community pharmacies that do not meet the requirement of paragraph 2, however,
the amounts referred to in the first and second subparagraphs instead
be determined in relation to the number of calendar months
the Pharmacy has been open.
section 8 Subsidies must not be provided to a licensee that has
liabilities for Swedish taxes or fees in
Enforcement authority or which are in liquidation or
bankrupt. Contributions must not be made if
the State of the community pharmacies applied for has
been revoked at the time of the decision on the contribution.
Calculation of the amount of the grant
9 § support under this Regulation shall be in accordance with
The European Commission's decision 21/EU of 20 december
2011 on the application of article 106(2) of the Treaty on
The functioning of the European Union on State aid in the form of
public service compensation granted to certain
undertakings entrusted with the operation of services of
General economic interest.
section 10 of the amount shall be determined in relation to how
many calendar months of the calendar year in which it has been conducted
sales of drugs to consumers in
section 11 of the application for a grant shall be made in writing to the
Dental and pharmaceutical benefits Board.
The application shall be signed by
the holder of the authorization. The information contained in the application shall be submitted to the honours
section 12 of the application for funding must be submitted to the dental
and pharmaceutical benefits agency by 1 March of the grant year.
section 13 A licence holders applying for grants under this
Regulation should provide dental and pharmaceutical benefits agency
the documents and information necessary to
be able to examine the application.
section 14 If a licensee does not submit the documents or
functions required by section 13, shall be given an opportunity to
within certain time supplement the application. Follow a holder
not prompted to complete an application, this
be examined as is.
Determining authority, etc.
section 15 dental and pharmaceutical benefits work examines the contribution
According to this regulation.
Decision on the contribution to be made by only one point each
Documentation and reporting
section 16 of a beneficiary is obliged, upon request of
Dental and pharmaceutical benefits work leave it basis
necessary for Sweden to fulfil such obligations
resulting from the Commission's decision 21/EU.
section 17 of the dental and pharmaceutical benefits the work should last 1
March of each year, beginning in 2015, leaving an overall economic
report of the previous year's decisions to
the Government. The report shall indicate
1. What are the licence holders who have received grants and which
outpatient pharmacy spending concerns and how many applications for
contribution has been rejected,
2. what changes in opening hours that has occurred for the
outpatient pharmacy that received funding in the past year, and
3. a forecast for the coming bidragsårets grant.
Dental and pharmaceutical benefits work, even by 1
June every two years submit a summary of
use and effects of State contribution in relation to the
objectives referred to in paragraph 1, second subparagraph.
Refunds and chargebacks
18 § a beneficiary is obliged to refund if
1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or
otherwise have caused that contributions have been made incorrectly
or with excessive amounts,
2. the grant of any other reasons have been given incorrectly, or
with the high amount and the recipient should have known this,
3. the recipient has not provided such a basis referred to in 16
19(8) If a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the
section 18, dental and pharmaceutical benefits administration may decide to
completely or partially recover the premium. If there is
specific reasons, dental and pharmaceutical benefits agency
remit the claim for repayment in whole or in part.
section 20 of the dental and pharmaceutical benefits Board's decision pursuant to
This Regulation shall not be subject to appeal.
paragraph 21 of the dental and pharmaceutical benefits agency must notify
1. additional regulations on how Government grant will
is calculated, and
2. the regulations on the enforcement of this regulation.
1. this Regulation shall enter into force on 1 april 2013 and shall
apply from 1 January 2013 in terms of contribution
relating to the calendar year preceding the grant year 2014.
2. For the grant year 2014, apply to contributions that relate to a
community pharmacies may not relate to the time when the licensee on
because of agreements with the State had a duty to drive
3. Dental and pharmaceutical benefits Board's first
Summary of State grant use and
effects in relation to the objectives set out in article 1, other
subparagraph shall be submitted to the Government last March 1, 2016.
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