Welcome to the TLV

The Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency, TLV, is a central government agency whose remit is to determine whether a pharmaceutical product, medical device or dental care procedure shall be subsidized by the state. We also determine retail margins for all pharmacies in Sweden, regulate the substitution of medicines at the pharmacies and supervise certain areas of the pharmaceutical market.

TLV’s annual international price comparison of pharmaceuticals

The Swedish system of substitutable pharmaceuticals with a ‘product-of-the-month’ quickly brings down the prices for
prescription pharmaceuticals with competition.

» Read more about TLV’s annual international price comparison of pharmaceuticals

TLV’s work to make use of of Real World Data

Real World Data is essential for TLV to be able to follow-up the utilization and treatment effects of pharmaceticals as well as to ensure that the cost are reasonable in relation to the benefit.

Here you will find information on how to apply for reimbursement, pricing or price changes for a medicine.

Inform TLV about a new medical device

Data from clinical practice is key to ensuring that TLV is able to contribute to the rapid and equal access to new pharmaceuticals .

» Read more about Real World Data (RWD) and TLV’s work to expand the use of data from clinical practice.