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Rehabilitation - Sec 140 Danish Health Act


Primary variables


Municipality of residence

Rehabilitation service


The register for Rehabilitation - Sec 140 Danish Health Act (GES) contains data on physiotherapy and ergotherapy services (by way of SKS codes) listed for municipal rehabilitation purposes. The structural reform took effect on 1 January 2007 and as a result, municipalities became liable for providing free rehabilitation for patients discharged from hospital with a medically-indicated need for rehabilitation. The register contains data on the above from 2007 and thereafter.

Only data on the municipal part of rehabilitation on the basis of a rehabilitation plan is included in the register. Hospital rehabilitation activities (including rehabilitation undertaken by hospitals with municipal agreement) is reported to the National Patient Register (LPR) and is not included in the register.

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Collection Period

Collection Period
The population includes individuals who have received municipal rehabilitation services since and including 2007 pursuant to ssec. 140 Health Act
Database Categories

Application requirements

Scientific Services at The Danish Health Data Authority

Scientific Services (Danish: Forskerservice) at The Danish Health Data Authority is a Joint port of access to pseudo anonymized data that the Danish Health Data Authority are responsible for. Scientific Services works to support health research in Denmark, by providing access to, as well as advising on use of the National Danish health data.

Via Scientific Service researchers can obtain access to these data, either in a safe environment on the Research Mashine (Danish: Forskermaskinen) or by ordering data extractions that are delivered directly to the researcher.

To apply for access to data, a list of requirements must be obtained. A Project description and an extension description must be attached, containing information about which registries, variables, population and period that are applied for. Furthermore, the Danish Data Protection Agency (Danish: Datatilsynet) must approve the research project, and the approval should be attached to the application. If the research project includes direct contact with humans or human biological material, The National Committee on Health Research Ethics must also approve the project.

Application process

  • Use Scientific Services (Danish: Forskerservice) as application portal
  • Initial case processing
  • Preliminary approval of the permissions
  • Bidding
  • Acceptance of data access
  • Programming
  • Data access via the Research Machine (Danish: Forskermaskinen)



As a public authority and data processor The Danish Health Data Authority are subject to Danish laws for treatment of personal data, that should secure that the Danish health data are treated right. These legislations include The Act on Processing of Personal Data (Danish: Persondataloven) and The Danish Act of Health (Danish: Sundhedloven).

Contact information

Data owner
Danish Health Data Authority
Contact data owner
Ørestads Boulevard 5
2300 København S
Website - data owner
Data administrator
Danish Health Data Authority
Contact data administrator

Pia Buys Petersen
T: 32 68 90 78

Website - data administrator