Reimbursement for medical treatment and drugs

For alternative forms of treatment, e.g. treatment by a chiropractor or naprapath, no reimbursement applies. The same applies to X-rays and mammography.

KI does not allow any gross salary deductions to pay for private surgical operations or IVF treatments. The amount reimbursed is taxable and is paid on the next salary date, subject to the production of an original receipt. No reimbursement applies to receipts that are more than two years old.

Medical treatment The maximum reimbursement for the cost of medical treatment is SEK 95 per treatment session. By medical treatment are meant an examination and treatment provided by a person authorised to work as a doctor in Sweden.

Physiotherapy The maximum reimbursement for the cost of physiotherapy is SEK 55 per treatment session. By physiotherapy is meant treatment which, after referral by a doctor, is given by a qualified physiotherapist

Psychological treatment The maximum reimbursement for the cost of psychological treatment is SEK 95 per treatment session. By psychological treatment is meant treatment which, after referral by a doctor, is given by a qualified psychiatrist, qualified psychologist or qualified psychotherapist.

Dental treatment The maximum reimbursement for the cost of treatment involving oral surgery is SEK 95 per treatment session. By treatment involving oral surgery is meant treatment which is carried out at a hospital or at an odontological faculty.

Drugs Medicines covered by drug benefits according to the Medicines Benefits Act (2002:160), is replaced by the amount registered in the high cost protection. The receipt should specify patient egenavgift or inom förmån.

Hospital treatment The maximum reimbursement for the cost of hospital treatment is SEK 70 for each day of treatment.