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Practical information from public agencies


Here you will get to know how the Norwegian health services are organized and how the different rules apply in specific situations. For instance, you will find information about what to do if you are sick and unable to attend work.

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  • Patient charges/exemption cards »

    As a member of the National Insurance scheme, you only pay a fixed part of the cost of public health services, called patient charges. This applies to medical treatment, buying medicines on a refun...

  • Primary doctor »

    Everyone who is resident in a Norwegian municipality is entitled to be registered as a patient with a primary doctor (GP). This means everyone who is registered in the Population Register as reside...

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