The quality of the Danish healthcare system is high, and you are well covered if you visit Copenhagen or if you live and work in the city. Read more about the healthcare provision here.
The Health Insurance Card - also called the yellow card - is a proof that you are part of the Danish health insurance. This means that you do not have to pay for doctor or hospital treatment. You only pay for part of your medicine.
Your health insurance determines what type of treatment and which subsidies you are entitled to.
Usually your own doctor is first step in your health care treatment in Denmark. Read more about your own doctor here.
There are different options when it comes to dental treatment. Learn more about the possibbilities for you and your family here:
An assistive device could be for example a wig, a prosthesis, a walker or a wheel chair. Learn more about what types of devises there are and how you apply for them.
If you are over 65 years old and a citizen in Copenhagen you can apply for a room in a nursing home. The Health and Care Administration runs a number of Council nursing homes and centres and has operating agreements with a large number of independent nursing homes.
The City of Copenhagen can help if you or your child have a permanent physical or mental disability.
The starting point for information for citizens with disabilities and impairments is the website of the Citizen Centre for People with Disabilities. The content is mostly in Danish, but you can find out all about the Citizen Centre and the support that it offers.