Under the Health Care Act, the Council for Choices in Health Care in Finland (COHERE Finland) shall take into account the following when defining service choices in healthcare:

  • Research findings and other evidence
  • Ethical considerations related to healthcare
  • Considerations related to the organisation of health care

Operating principles

  • An open and interactive approach
  • Transparency
  • Fairness
  • Continuity, dynamism
    • the range of services is updated rather than finalised
    • the principles for defining the service range are also updated