The patient fees are determined in accordance with the Act and Decree on Client Charges in Healthcare and Social Welfare.
The outpatient clinic fee of 41.80 euros is charged to a person who is at least 18 years of age and examined or treated at the clinic. If a patient, following an outpatient visit, is hospitalized during the same day, no outpatient clinic fee is charged. No fee is collected for psychiatric treatment of outpatients or from war veterans. A fee of 33.40 euros is charged for a remote appointment corresponding to an outpatient visit from persons who are at least 18 years of age.
A walk-in surgery fee of 136.90 euros is charged for same-day surgery that is performed in an operating theatre and requires general anaesthesia, extensive local anaesthesia or medication to be given intraveneously. A walk-in surgery fee is also charged to a person under 18 years of age, unless the procedure has been performed in an outpatient clinic. No fee is collected from war veterans.
If a person who has undergone walk-in surgery stays at the location of the treatment due to a complication or a similar reason, until the day after the operation, he/she will be charged an additional daily bed fee of 49.60 euros.
The daily fee for psychiatric treatment is 22.80 euros.
A daily bed charge of 49.60 euros is collected for all treatment days. Once an upper limit has been reached, the charge is 22.80 euros per day. If the patient is transferred directly to another hospital, the day of departure is not invoiced. Daily bed charges are collected from under 18-year-olds for 7 days in a calendar year, after which in-patient care is free of charge. If a minor has had bed-days in hospitals other than KYS (Kuopio University Hospital), please advise the invoicing department of this.
A serial treatment fee of 11.60 euros is collected for a maximum of 45 treatments per calendar year from persons 18 years of age and over. If the appointment for serial treatment is connected to an outpatient clinic appointment, then, in addition to the outpatient fee, a serial treatment fee is also charged. Please advise the invoicing department about serial treatment that has been given anywhere other than at KYS (Kuopio University Hospital). A serial treatment fee is not collected from war veterans.
The rehabilitative treatment fee is 17.10 euros.
A missed examination or appointment which is not cancelled costs 51.50 euros. The fee may be charged to a client aged 18 or over for a previously agreed appointment that is missed without an acceptable reason or timely cancellation.
Medical certificates and reports up to a maximum of 51.50 euros are charged in accordance with the collective agreement in force at the time. Driver’s license certificate at most 61.80 euros.
Day or night treatment fee 22.80 euros.
Requests for patient records: You may view your personal medical data in the ‘My Kanta Pages’ online service at https://www.kanta.fi/en/my-kanta-pages. You may also order copies of your information from the medical records centre. The copies are free of charge.
Photocopies of imaging examinations: You may order a record of imaging examinations, such as X-ray photographs, on a CD from the medical records centre. The record is free of charge and will be delivered by mail to the address indicated by you.