Have you had out of pocket expenses related to seeing a doctor, physiotherapist, dentist, psychologist, or similar? If so, you can get parts of these expenses refunded!
If you as a student have large expenses related to healthcare/dental health that is not covered by public health services, you can apply for financial reimbursement from SSN. Every year we contribute around NOK 1.2 million in health-related refunds to “our” students.
The academic year is divided into two semesters: autumn and spring. Once a semester is completed, the deadline for applying for reimbursements in that semester is met. You do not need to wait until the deadline; you can send your application when the expense occurs.
1 August in the same year (for expenses from 1.1 – 30.6).
1 February in the subsequent calendar year (for expenses from 1.7 – 31.12).
Applications are processed continuously and at least once per month. Documentation is important! Remember to keep track of receipts from medical expenses – these must be attached to your application.
If you have paid your semester fee and are a student at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), Fagskolen i Viken, Kongsberg, Fagskolen i Vestfold and Telemark or Stavern Police College, you may apply for health expense refunds.
You can receive reimbursements for several different out of pocket health expenses. To see what services are included in the arrangement, read the Guidelines for health expense refunds. Here you can also find information about the amounts you can have refunded, as well as general information and information regarding appealing against decisions.