Changes to the sickness benefits funds grant system

As of March 1, changes will be made to the sickness benefits fund’s grant system. These changes are made to simplify the system.A new grant will be created called Preventive care crant and will be up to 100% of the cost and maximum grant will be ISK 20,000.It will cover the following grants:

  • Cancer screening – primary
  • Cancer screening – further examination
  • Risk evaluation
  • Sleep masks – CPAP
  • Gait analysis
  • Dislexia diagnosis

The SÁÁ addiction counselling grant will fall under psychological therapy grant.Grant for quit-smoking courses will be canceled.All grants will be registered on the application date but were previously registered on the invoice date.