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Denmark > Health

Useful Link: Denmark health insurance guide

How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Denmark?

The cost of healthcare in Denmark will depend on a number of factors, namely whether you as an expat:

• are signed up with the national insurance scheme
• have
• have a combination of national and top-up private insurance to cover procedures (such as dental and optical care) which do not fall under the national scheme
• do not have insurance at all and are intending to pay out-of-pocket for any treatment that you receive.

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How To Keep Fit And Healthy In Denmark

With some beautiful scenery and great food, Denmark is not a difficult place in which to keep fit and well. Sports are important to the Danes, and they are commonly supposed to be some of the happiest people on the planet – perhaps due to their lifestyle.    more ...

How To Look After Your Mental Health In Denmark

Mental health issues are challenging wherever you are, and Denmark is no exception: 1 in 12 Danes (around 13% of the Danish population) are estimated by the health authority Sundhedsstyrelsen to be suffering from depression. Danes also report high stress levels.    more ...

How To Register With The Health System In Denmark

Denmark has a two-tier healthcare insurance system, comprised of both public and private health cover. State medical care in Denmark is free at the point of delivery, and of a high quality.    more ...

Maternity Care In Denmark: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Giving birth as an expat in Denmark is likely to be a positive experience. Maternity care within the public sector is of a high standard, and private healthcare is also excellent.    more ...

Prescriptions In Denmark: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Prescriptions In Denmark are not covered under public health insurance, so you will have to pay for your prescriptions if you are over the age of 18. However, the national scheme does reimburse partial costs of some medications, according to a sliding scale. You should have little difficulty in being able to access your medication.    more ...

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Denmark?

As an expat, the quality of healthcare that you can expect in Denmark will depend on whether you are accessing the public or the sector.

Overall, the quality of healthcare in the country is deemed to be of a high standard, operating on a universal healthcare model and funded by taxes and national insurance contributions. The system is granted a high percentage of GDP for an OECD country - over 10% - and Denmark is currently investing heavil ...    more ...

How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Denmark

In order to keep your health insurance costs low in Denmark, you have two main options: either signing up with the Danish national health insurance scheme, or by shopping around for the best private health insurance plan for your treatment needs.    more ...

Using The Healthcare System In Denmark - A Short Guide For Expats

The healthcare system in Denmark rests on the foundation of equal access for all citizens. Public healthcare is comprehensive and includes doctors, specialists, hospitals, home care, pediatric care and dental care. There are also preventive health care programs in place that are run by the municipalities. The municipalities issue health insurance cards to citizens. The five regions of the country manage the hospitals and psychiatric care faciliti ...    more ...

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