Regulations

Here you will find information about the regulations related to the contribution duty for private health services.

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What does NPE cover?

Here you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions about what the contribution scheme covers.

Recourse in the event of inadequate payment of contributions

Enterprises that provide healthcare outside the public health service must register and pay contributions to NPE for the healthcare personnel that undertake work on behalf of the enterprise. If this is not done, the enterprise may risk having to pay any compensation paid as well as associated costs.

Klage på tilskudd

Helse- og omsorgsdepartementet fastsetter tilskuddssatsene for de enkelte helsepersonellgruppene i tråd med gjeldende forskrift. Her kan du lese mer om klageadgangen på fastsettelsen av tilskuddet. 

Regulations and prices

Here you will find information about regulations and contribution rates for the different healthcare personnel groups.

Can healthcare personnel be sued directly?

As a general rule, anyone who sustains a treatment injury will apply for compensation via NPE. In rare cases, we find that people sue healthcare personnel directly. The law makes some allowances for this.

New contribution rates for 2016

From and including 01/01/2016 NPE contribution rates will increase for parties in private health service. You can read more about the new rates here.

Regulatory amendment 2013

An amendment to the "Regulations on the scope and mandatory contributions for those providing healthcare outside of the public health service" has been adopted.