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Table 1 Norway and Norwegian healthcare distribution

From: Public participation: healthcare rationing in the newspaper media

• Norway had 5.3 million inhabitants and its GDP/capita was US$63,293 in 2019 [8]
• Norwegian healthcare is tax-funded with yearly co-payment up to a ceiling of US$280
• Three priority-setting criteria regulating access to specialist healthcare: [9]
o Health benefit: Priority of intervention increases with its expected benefit.
o Resource use: Interventions requiring fewer resources are prioritized
o Severity of disease: Priority of intervention increases according to the severity of the condition.