your disease has been recognised as an industrial injury, you can apply to
get the expenses covered you have incurred while Labour Market Insurance
(AES) has been processing your case. For example, this applies to expenses
for medication, treatment and transport.
you have not yet received a decision on your case, you must save your
bills/invoices for medication, treatment and transport. You may be able to
get those covered if your disease is later recognised as an industrial
injury. There are certain expenses that you can get paid even if your case is
not yet decided upon. This applies to examinations that AES has referred you
Medication and treatment
a general rule, it is only subsidised medication and treatments that you can
get covered. For example, you can get treatment from a chiropractor or
physiotherapist if you have been referred to such treatments from your
doctor. Treatments at private hospitals and alternative medical treatments
are not covered.
you are a member of the health insurance "danmark",
AES will deduct your subsidy from the payment.
health insurance "danmark" is a private insurance that gives subsidies to
different kinds of treatments and medication. Everyone who has a Danish
registered address can become a member of "danmark".
pays expenses for public transport based on the cheapest mode of
transportation. If you drive your own car, it is paid according to the lowest
state kilometre allowance.
AES has referred you to an examination far away from your home, you can apply
for payment for some of your expenses for staying at, for example, a hostel,
hotel, etc. and for food and drink. You cannot get expenses covered for your
wife or travel companion, etc.
you have had salary deductions of at least two hours in order to go to an
examination, you can apply for reimbursement for this. AES covers the
entirety or part of your salary loss. When we have received your application,
we will calculate how much you can get covered. The money will then be
transferred to your NemKonto.
If your case is rejected
can get your expenses covered for transport, overnight stays, food and lost
earnings in connection with the examinations that AES has referred you to if
your case is rejected.
AES’ website, you can find the rates for
how the maximum amounts that you can be paid for your expenses.
What you need to be aware of when applying
for getting expenses covered
Make sure to read page
1 on the “Important information before filling out your application”
- If relevant, put
receipts, bills, etc. in order by date. That makes it faster to process
- Write clearly on the
documentation which case and what the treatment concerns. For example,
if you have had physiotherapy it must be written on the invoice where on
the body you have received treatment.