Du står her: helsenorge.noBo i utlandetPosted workers outside the EU/EEA Posted workers outside the EU/EEA Norsk bokmål You are considered a posted worker when you work temporarily abroad for your employer in Norway and receive your wages from this employer. Sidebilde MORTEN RAKKE / HELFO Membership in the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme You are considered a posted worker when you work temporarily abroad for your employer in Norway and receive your wages from this employer. Steg 1 innholdThis presupposes that your employer pays employer's National Insurance contributions to Norway. You retain your mandatory membership in the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme during your temporary period of work abroad and will be entitled to reimbursement for medical expenses from Norway. Read more about working abroad at the website of the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV).Dependent spouses and children or dependent cohabitants with joint children will have the same health care entitlements as yourself in the country in which you are working. Your rights to health care services abroad depend on your membership in the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme. NAV Social Insurance and Contributions determines whether you have the right to membership in the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme when you are working outside of Norway. Eksempel Cecilie is a posted worker in Dubai for a Norwegian company. She is therefore entitled to reimbursement for health care expenses from Norway for treatment she has received in Dubai. Confirmation of healthcare entitlements Helfo can send you a letter to confirm that you are entitled to healthcare during your stay abroad. Steg 2 innholdIn some countries, the authorities may require you to have confirmation of your entitlement to healthcare in order to grant you a visa or residence permit. Helfo can send you confirmation of your healthcare entitlements during your stay outside the EU/EEA.Send in the form«Bekreftelse på helserettigheter under studie- eller arbeidsopphold utenfor EØS (05-24.13)» Bokmål to Helfo, Postboks 2415, 3104 Tønsberg Eksempel Carol has not needed any confirmation of her healthcare entitlement during her stay in Dubai. If you become sick Your employer must pay for the treatment if you become sick. Steg 3 innholdIf you require health care services during your period of work, your employer must pay for the treatment and then afterwards apply to Helfo (Norwegian Health Economics Administration) for reimbursement. It makes no difference if you use the public or private health care system. Eksempel Cecilie contracts blood poisoning while she is working in Dubai. She visits a hospital. The employer pays for her treatment. What can you be covered for? For workers posted outside the EU/EEA, the rules on extended benefits apply. Steg 4 innholdPosted workers outside the EU/EEA have the right to extended benefits. Expenses for necessary hospital stays and hospital treatment are fully covered. Coverage is provided for 75% of the necessary expenses for: medical assistanceradiological examination and treatmenttests and examinations by medical laboratoriespsychological assistancephysical therapydental assistance for illness, except for orthodontic treatment Eksempel Cecilie requires medical assistance while she is in Dubai. She receives coverage for 75% of the necessary expenses for this. Travel expenses Travel expenses may also be covered. Steg 5 innholdYou may receive coverage for travel expenses to the nearest medical practitioner. If you have documented the need for a travel companion, the travel expenses for this person may also be covered. Eksempel Cecilie receives treatment near her home and therefore has no travel expenses. Submit an application When the treatment is completed, the application must be sent to Helfo. Steg 6 innholdThe application must contain:necessary original documentation relating to state of health, examinations and any treatmentdocumentation of the types of treatments carried outoriginal and legible receipts for all expensesdocumentation that the expenses have been paidSend in «Application for extended subsidisation of healthcare abroad 05-24.09» Englishenclosing the required documentation, to Helfo. This must be done within six months from each treatment date. The employer must complete item 4 on the application form if they have covered the expenses.The application must be sent to: Helfo, Postboks 2415, 3104 TønsbergNB! If you are filling out this form on behalf of a child under the age of 16, be aware that it is the child's personal information that is to be entered. However, the parent/guardian must sign the form.To fill out the form:Use a black or dark blue pen.Use the form as the front, with attachments/receipts behind.Attachments/receipts are to be enclosed using paper clips. Do not use glue, tape or staples.Please include your signature.Separate rules apply for being entitled to an exemption card as a posted worker. Eksempel Cecilie’s employer sends the application form to Helfo, and makes sure to enclose all required documentation.