Qualifying day and lost compensation for healthcare
Information from HR about new rules that affect you if you become ill.
Qualifying day is replaced by a deduction from sick pay
On January 1, 2019, sickness insurance will be abolished and replaced by a deductions from sick pay. The change aims to achieve a more fair and predictable deduction, a deductible, in connection with sick leave. Here you can read about how the deduction affects you.
- KTH Intranet: In case of illness
- Swedish Agency for Government Employers: Karensavdrag ersätter karensdagen (information in Swedish)
- Insurance Agency: Karensdagen ersätts av ett karensavdrag (information in Swedish)
Compensation for healthcare and dental care
Due to changes in the collective agreements, from 2019 it is no longer possible to receive compensation for medical care, dental care, psychologist treatment (SEK 95 / visit) or physiotherapy (SEK 55 / visit) that took place after December 31, 2018.