Rules and rights

New medical evaluation, second opinion

Ny medicinsk bedömning, second opinion - engelska

If you are facing a difficult medical decision as the result of a diagnosis that you have received from a doctor, you may be entitled to a new medical evaluation, a second opinion, from another doctor. The purpose of a new medical evaluation is to make sure that you will be obtaining the care and treatment that is most suitable for you.

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You have the right to a new medical evaluation if you for example have been diagnosed with cancer, a disorder of the nervous system, or another illness or injury that is life-threatening or highly serious. 

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