This means that hospitalisation and visits to the doctor are free of charge. You must, however, pay for medicine, dental work and some special medical treatment.
You select a doctor upon registering in the national register. When in need of medical services, you must use a medical card from the National Health Service. You receive your medical card in the mail about two weeks after registering for a CPR number. The card contains your full name, address and CPR number.
Read more about the Danish national health insurance, medical cards and doctor selection