Reimbursement of medical expenses

You can be reimbursed by the University for certain medical expenses. For example, visits to the doctor, dentist and psychologist. The amount eligible for reimbursement depends on the type of medical expense you incur.

In order to receive reimbursement according to the list below, you must submit your claim for reimbursement no later than two years after the cost occured.

Medical expenses and reimbursement levels

Doctoral treatment

The maximum you can receive is SEK 95 per appointment.

Dental care

The maximum you can receive is SEK 95 per appointment for oral surgical treatment. This treatment must have been provided at a hospital or dental faculty.

Psychological
treatment

The maximum you can receive is SEK 95 per appointment. If you receive treatment from a licensed psychiatrist, psychologist, or psychotherapist, you must have a referral from a doctor.

Physiotherapy

The maximum you can receive is SEK 55 per appointment if you receive treatment from a licensed physiotherapist and have a referral from a doctor.

Hospital treatment

You can receive a maximum of SEK 70 per day you have been admitted to a hospital.

Prescriptions

The costs of your medical presciptions as long as they are covered by the law on medical benefits (annual maximum health bill - högkostnadsskydd)

In order to be reimbursed for your cost you need to scan and submitt your receipts to the payroll administration. The receipt must show your name and personal indentity number as well as what type of health care activity was in question.

Make sure to get a high cost card at the health centre or at one of the hospital's clinics if your treatment is covered by the annual maximum health bill. Learn more

From 2019, you should no longer submit any original copies of your receipts to the payroll administration.

If you submit an original receipt, the payroll administration will return it to you to scan it yourself before you can receive reimbursement.

Reimbursement for prescription medicine

If you are prescribed medicine that is covered by the annual maximum health bill (högkostnadsskydd), you can be reimbursed for the full amount. In order to receive reimbursement for prescriptions, you must submit the chemist's prescription specification to your payroll administrator through. The specification should show your name, your personal identity number and the sum you paid.

Reimbursement for hospital treatment

If you need hospital treatment, you can receive a maximum of SEK 70 for each day you are admitted to a hospital. In order to receive reimbursement for hospital treatment, you must scan and submit a copy of your invoice through PASS.

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4/2/2019