If you are a student and have paid the semester fee, and have your regular GP with SIO via HELFO, you can apply to get all your health expenses reimbursed if they exceed NOK 350, as long as the clinic is approved for co-pay (egenandelstak 1 at HELFO in 2020 and egenandelstak 1 and 2 at HELFO in 2021). 

Egenandelstak 1 and 2 at HELFO has been merged from 1 January 2021.

Examples of expenses that qualify for refund - only applies to those with a HELFO agreement:

  • Doctor’s appointments 
  • Psychologist appointments (not psychologist at SiO)
  • Medications and medical equipment classified as ‘blue prescription’
  • Policlinic visits at a hospital
  • X-rays
  • Transportations, for example to the hospital
  • Specialists with reimbursement agreement

Expenses for medical supplies used during examination or treatments, handling charges and travel vaccines do not qualify for reimbursement.

If you have your regular General Practitioner (GP) at SiO, your co-pay for an ordinary consultation is NOK  160 (NOK 155 in 2020) if the doctor is not a specialist in general medicine, and NOK 212 (NOK 204 in 2020) if the doctor is a specialist. Additional costs apply if the doctor takes tests or samples or use special medical equipment during examination or treatment. 

As a regular GP patient with us, you can get your expenses reimbursed if they exceed NOK 350 per calendar year.

If your expenses exceed the exemption card limit of NOK 2 460,- (egenandelstak 1 i 2020 og egenandelstak 1 og 2 i 2021), HELFO will cover them for the rest of the year. When your expenses reach the exemption card limit, HELFO will send you an exemption card.

Applying for a refund

Click on the green button for the application form. 

You can apply for a refund throughout the year. The deadline for applying for a calendar year is January 31st the following year. The refund will be transferred to your account once we have approved your application. 

Studying at Kjeller, Sandvika or Kongsvinger?

Are you a student at OsloMet Kjeller, OsloMet Sandvika or The Norwegian Police University College Kongsvinger and not one of our GP patients?
If so, you are welcome to apply for reimbursement of your health expenses exceeding NOK 500 per calender year. The terms for refunds apply to you as well.