504 million NOK paid out on patient claim cases

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Norwegian pasients compensation scheme received 2,922 cases and paid out 504 million kroner to patients and their families in the first half.

There was a slight decrease of 1.7 percent in the cases received compared to the same period last year. Compensation payments are at about the same level as last year.

Most claims are related to injuries after orthopedic treatment and monitoring of cancer. From the private health care, the most cases are concerning injuries after dental treatment.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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