The Norwegian Health Economics Administration (HELFO) is a sub-ordinate institution directly linked to the Norwegian Directorate of Health.
The annual budget of € 2.65 billion includes:
- direct payments to various health service providers
- individual reimbursement for certain medicines, dental services and health services abroad.
In addition, HELFO has in charge the regular GP scheme, which entitles one to have a regular GP, and the issuance of The European Health Insurance Card.
HELFO currently has about 600 employees among the Main Office, 6 Regional Offices distributed throughout Norway, the Patient Referral Unit and a Service centre.
More information: https://helfo.no/