Table 1: Cost categories, units, valuation, and unit price, all numbers in EURO (€).

Cost categoriesUnitValuationUnit price €¹

Primary care (cost group 1)
General practitionerVisitsNAV38
Specialist (several types)VisitsNAV171
Physiotherapy²Per treatmentCharge38
Manual therapy²Per treatmentCharge41
Chiropractor²Per treatmentCharge63
Occupational therapy²Per treatmentCharge41
Others (psychologist, social worker, nurse, practical assistant other types)²Per treatmentCharge38
Alternative treatment3 VisitsOut of pocketFrom 29 to 1625

Hospitalizations/inpatient stays (cost group 2)
Rehabilitation centreDaysDirect communication188
Hospital inpatient unitDaysDRG 462 B711
Hospital outpatient unitDaysNAV195
Hip/knee prosthesis surgeryPer patientDRG 21117783
Inpatient hospital stay before/after rehab stayDaysDRG-average1193

Medication (cost group 3)
Abatacept (Orencia)3 set à 250 mgPrice per month511
Etnaercept (Enbrel)4 sett (50 mg)Price per month665
Adalmimumab, ikke adalmimumab (Humira)40 mg * 2Price per month1312
Infliximab (Remicade)3 mg per kilo (300 mg) * 0.5Price per month2201
Tocilizumab (Ro-Actemra)8 mg per kilo (400 mg) * 2Price per month1246
Anakinra (Kineret)100 mg per day * 30Price per month1016
Leflunomide (Arava)20 mg 30 tabletsPrice per month83
Other medicationPrice per month25

Production loss (sick leave) (cost group 4)
HoursWage rate per day244

¹1€ = 8 NOK.
²Treatment time varies from 30 to 45 minutes.
3Treatment modalities such as acupuncture, homeopathy, Thai massage, and Turkey bath/spa rehab stay.
NAV: Norwegian Labor and Welfare Administration.
DRG: diagnosis-related groups.