Recommendations and statements

The Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland may issue two types of recommendations:

it may recommend that the prevention, examinations and diagnostics, treatment or rehabilitation related to a certain health issue using a certain health technology be included in the services financed from public funds in Finland; or

it may recommend that the prevention, examinations and diagnostics, treatment or rehabilitation related to a certain health issue using a certain health technology be excluded from the services financed from public funds in Finland.

The Council’s recommendations are first published as drafts on the otakantaa.fi web service, where citizens can comment on them for a set period. The feedback received is taken into consideration in further drafting. Finalised recommendations are published on the Council’s home page. The recommendations are updated as necessary.