The Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland may appoint divisions to prepare matters. The members of these divisions may also include experts who are not part of the Council.
The task of the divisions is to propose topics for discussion and to prepare matters for the Council together with the Council secretariat.
The Council currently has four divisions: the division for processes and principles, the division for oral healthcare, the division for musculoskeletal diseases and the division for mental health and substance abuse services. The Council also has some ten designated experts in different fields.
Ties examined for possible conflicts of interests and ineligibility
The ties, possible conflicts of interests and ineligibility of prospective members and experts of the Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland are examined before the appointments. When discussing individual matters, the disqualification principles stated in the Administrative Procedure Act are followed.