For private use by a physician
Kelain is a good alternative for private use by a doctor or dentist when they are not employed by the healthcare service or a private practitioner.
- Kelain is taken into use by registering as a user. The registration takes place the first time you use it.
For independent professional practitioners
The use of Kelain by an independent professional practitioner will end on 31 December 2018.
If a doctor issues an electronic prescription on the basis of their professional practice rights without the purpose of profit, there is no charge for using Kelain.
If a doctor issues an electronic prescription as a self-employed practitioner, the monthly fee for Kelain is €120. Invoicing is based on full calendar months.
The fee is payable even if no prescriptions are issued during the invoice period.
When a doctor issues a prescription on the basis of their professional practice rights without the purpose of profit, there is no charge for using Kelain. Kelain service may only be used for the purpose of issuing occasional electronic prescriptions without the purpose of profit.
The tariffs and amounts of the charges will be determined annually by a Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (STM) Decree.
Other similar data system services, open to all social and healthcare service providers, are also available to private practitioners.