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Finland to Adjust Health Insurance Contribution Rates Jan. 1, 2020

Nov. 15, 2019, 9:20 PM

Finland’s 2020 health insurance contribution rate for employers is to be more than 1.5 times the 2019 rate and employees are to be assessed a reintroduced medical benefits contribution rate, the national government said.

The health insurance contribution rate for employers is to be 1.34%, up 0.57 percentage points from 0.77% for 2019, the country’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Health said Nov. 14 in a news release (Finnish).

Employees are to be assessed a medical benefits contribution rate of 0.68% for 2020, whereas the medical benefits contribution has not been assessed on employees since Jan. 1, 2017. For 2016,...

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