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Since orthodontic treatment (dental braces) is not part of the services offered by the public dental healthcare system for children and young people, those who require such treatment are referred to specialized dentists.
The adult population in Norway must basically pay for dental treatment themselves. Nevertheless, from 2007 it has been possible through National Insurance to get full or partial financial reimbursement for treatment for people with particularly special needs, as a group of specific diseases or conditions (activation tresholds) give the right to full or partial reimbursement of the expenses.
The municipalities must, according to the Act on Municipal Health Services (Health Care Act), offer emergency primary health care as part of its responsibility for these services. Municipalities are, in principle, free to choose how they organize their emergency primary health care, in order to fulfill their responsibility.
The purpose of this report is to illustrate how the Norwegian home care service is organized. The report shows how the municipal home care service enterprises, i.e. the organizations that perform home care services, are organized in terms of the services they perform and the target groups they perform services for.
Statistics Norway has prepared updated and improved projections for demand and supply of different educational groups directed towards health and care. Demand for important groups of personnel working in hospitals and local government health and care services is highly dependent on ageing of the Norwegian population.
Since 2005, the use of resources for research in the specialist health care services in Norway, i.e. public and private, non-profit hospitals (health trusts), has been surveyed annually (until 2017) and then biannually.
This report examines women's health in a life course perspective. Unlike a disease-oriented approach, which primarily looks at a single condition at a given time in life, a life course perspective will address changes in health and the need for health and care services girls and women experience throughout their lives.
The Norwegian population is aging. According to Statistics Norway, the number of people aged 70 years and older is expected to almost double from 2022 to 2060 (Thomas and Tømmerås, 2022). In the same period, the number of people aged 80+ and 90+ is expected to almost triple and quadruple, respectively.
The main purpose of the report is to examine the availability of staffed housing accommodation in the home care service. This is defined as the part of the municipal housing offer that receives home care services from fixed bases in the immediate area.
Identifying the causal effect of resource use on health outcomes is generally complicated by endogenous supply and demand adjustments.
All citizens living in Norway are entitled to public health services. Public health services are financed by the state, and users pay user-charges until a level that is defined every year. In 2021 this level was 2 460 NOK.