How to apply for neuropsychological rehabilitation

  1. Fill in the form Kuntoutuspsykoterapia / Neuropsykologinen kuntoutus (KU 131, PDF in Finnish).
  2. Enclose the following with your application:
    • statement by a neuropsychologist, which is based on a neuropsychological assessment
    • doctor’s statement B by a neurologist, pediatric neurologist, doctor specialising in phoniatrics or child and adolescent psychiatrist, or a rehabilitation plan.
  3. Send your application online:
    • Save the application and attachments on your device.
    • If the application or attachments are on paper you can photograph or scan them.
    • Log in to the e-service. It is only available in Finnish and Swedish. Go to Messages (Viestit).
    • Choose the files from your device and press Send (Lähetä).
    • When you send your application online you don’t need to sign it.

      Another option is to send the application by mail:

    • Sign the application and send it with the supporting documents to Kela, PL 10, 00056 KELA.
  4. A written decision on your application will be sent to you by post. You can also view the decision on our e-service.

When to apply

File your application before the rehabilitation is set to start. Please note that if the rehabilitation measure has already started, Kela can only cover it from the beginning of the month of application. In exceptional cases, rehabilitation can be covered retrospectively for up to six months.

The decision is final and cannot be appealed.

Follow-up therapy

If you wish to apply for support for follow-up therapy, the application must be accompanied by a new doctor’s statement B issued by a specialist or a rehabilitation plan. Also the doctor with overall responsibility for your care (such as an occupational health doctor or health centre doctor) can issue the statement required for follow-up therapy.

You also need a statement from the neuropsychologist who provided the earlier rehabilitation.

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