Insurance cover

According to the Patient Injuries Act (Potilasvahinkolaki 585/1986), all healthcare providers shall have patient insurance that provides compensation for injuries covered by this Act. The patient insurance not only provides security for patients but also care personnel. Any party liable to take out insurance but neglecting to do is according to the Patient Injuries Act obligated to pay a penalty premium, which may be as much as 10-fold to the normal premium.