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Home-care categories and amounts

Amounts in force as of 1 January 2014

       
Category 1 (kr/month) 

100%
• 141.117 kr.

50%
• 70.559 kr.

25%
• 35.279 kr.

Category 2 (kr/month)
 85%
• 119.950 kr.
 43%
• 60.680 kr.
25%
• 35.279
Category 3 (kr/month)
 70%
• 98.782 kr.
 35%
• 49.390 kr.
 25%
• 35.279 kr.
Category 4 ((kr/month)
 0  0  25%
• 32.775 kr.
Category 5 (kr/month)
   0     0    0

I. Classification of home-care, care and expenses because of disabled and chronically ill children and children with developmental and behavioural disturbances:

Category 1:  Children who, because of a serious disability or multiple disabilities, are heavily dependent upon others for mobility and/or most activities of daily living.

Category 2: Children who, because of disability, require assistance and nearly constant care in daily life, e.g., because of serious or moderate developmental disability or motor disability (requiring the use of a wheelchair), substantial associational impairment, autism, hearing impairment (requiring the use of sign language/lip reading), and blindness.

Category 3:  Children who, because of disability, require assistance and care in daily life, e.g., because of mild developmental disability or motor disability requiring the use of braces and/or crutches to get around, hearing impairment requiring the use of hearing aids in both ears and substantial visual impairment in both eyes.

Category 4: Children with serious developmental disturbances and/or behavioural disturbances that can be considered equivalent to a disability or mental illness and require training and monitoring by specialists and assistance in school and at home and amongst cohorts.

Category 5: Children with milder developmental disturbances and/or behavioural disturbances that require assistance, training and monitoring by specialists.

II. Classification of caregiving, care and expenses because of chronically ill children:

Category 1: Children requiring long-term stays in a hospital or nursing at home and the constant presence of a parent because of serious and chronic illnesses, e.g., children with malignant diseases.

Category 2: Children requiring frequent hospitalization and treatment at home because of serious and chronic illnesses, e.g., serious kidney, pulmonary or liver diseases requiring immunosuppressive treatment and serious cardiovascular diseases.

Category 3: Children requiring long-term stays in hospital or nursing at home because of serious and chronic diseases, e.g., children with serious orthopaedic diseases, endocrine and metabolic diseases, gastrointestinal diseases and mental illnesses

Category 4: Children primarily requiring treatment at home and help with assistive devices, e.g., children with orthopaedic diseases who come for procedures every several years, children with ostomy bags, urine catheters or requiring regular injections of medication.

Category 5: Children requiring regular medication via the mouth, nose and/or skin and monitoring by specialists, e.g., children with asthma, eczema or allergies.

Article 7

Providers enjoying financial assistance under this regulation are obligated to notify the State Social Insurance Administration regarding changes in personal circumstances that may entail changed premises for payments. A home-care card, lowering the cost of medical care and medicines, follows a caregiver assessment in accordance with Categories 1-5. Home-care are assessed for children in home-care categories 1-4 although not for children staying outside the home.

This site was revised 16th January 2014


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