Healthcare

Healthcare


Healthcare in Finland

Finland public healthcare prices

Maternity and pediatric clinic visits, nurse’s office, laboratory and x-ray examinations: free of charge

Vaccinations: free if they are part of a nationwide vaccination program.

A visit to the doctor: The one-time payment is up to US$22 | €20.60. You may be charged up to three times per calendar year at one health center or an annual fee of up to US$44 | €41.20 per calendar year may be charged. In Helsinki visits to the doctor’s office are free of charge.

Emergency: Up to US$30 | €28.30

Payment for missing a doctor’s appointment (no-show): The fee is up to US$54 | €50.80 and can be charged to those over the age of 15.

Fee for a treatment series or physiotherapy: 9.00 EUR/treatment/session in Helsinki

Medical certificate: The medical certificate for a driving license costs US$52 - 65 | €48.50 - 61. Other medical certificates may cost up to US$54 | €50.80.


Hospital charges

  • Outpatient care (per visit) US$35 - 44 | €32.70 - 41
  • Day surgery up to US$145 | €135.10
  • Hospital day fee (per day) US$42 - 52 | €38.80 - 49
  • Psychiatric daycare (per day) up to US$24.1 | €22.50
  • Day or night care at the hospital costs (per day) up to US$24.1 | €22.50

If the total sum of healthcare fees paid during the calendar year exceeds the annual maximum of US$731 | €683, all other services included in the annual maximum fee will be free of charge for the rest of the year.


Private Healthcare Prices

  • Doctor’s visit US$70 - 167 | €65 - 156
  • Specialist Doctor’s visit US$117 - 219 | €109 - 205
  • X-ray: from US$126 | €118
  • Computed tomography (head) from US$331 | €309
  • Intra Lasik (both eyes) US$1960 | €1832
  • Cataract surgery (one eye) US$1391 - 1605 | €1300 - 1500
  • Rhinoplasty from US$8080 | €7551
  • Physiotherapy (1 hour) US$86 | €80

Source: Terveystalo


Dental Care in Finland

Public dental care prices

Public dental care is free of charge for children under 18 years old.

Helsinki public dental care fees

  • Oral hygienist US$8.7 | €8.10
  • Dentist US$11.1 | €10.40
  • Dental specialist US$16.3 | €15.20
  • Preventive care US$7.2 | €6.70
  • Local anesthesia US$7.2 | €6.70
  • X-ray US$7.2 - 16.1 | €6.70 - 15
  • Dental filling US$16.1 - 47 | €15.00 - 44
  • Removal of dental calculus US$7.2 - 47 | €6.70 - 44
  • Tooth removal US$16.1 - 32 | €15 - 29.8
  • Dental examination: minor US$7.2 | €6.70
  • Dental examination: basic US$16.1 | €15.00

Source: hel.fi


Private dental care prices

  • Basic dental examination US$73 | €68
  • Dental X-ray US$31 - 55 | €29 - 51
  • Dental filling US$92 - 186 | €86 - 174
  • Dental calculus removal US$106 - 164 | €99 - 153
  • Tooth removal US$105 - 235 | €98 - 220
  • Dental implant from US$2354 | €2200

Medication fees

Adults have to pay for their prescribed medications until they have met the initial deductible of US$54 | €50 (alkuomavastuu), then many medications are eligible for partial reimbursement.

The reimbursement varies from 40% to 100% + US$4.8 | €4.50 fee.

Once you have paid US$618 | €577.66 for your medications during one calendar year, you only need to pay US$2.7 | €2.50 per each medication for the rest of the year. Please note this only applies to medications that are eligible for reimbursement.

Source: KELA