Alternative forms of medical treatment (86.901)

This SCA code includes activities and services for which entrance and/or other conditions for the commencement and pursuit of an activity are established.

Regulations and conditions:

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Act

A national or foreign natural person or legal entity may perform activities of complementary and alternative medicine on the basis of a permit issued by the chamber.

The conditions that the complementary and alternative medicine provider must fulfil are:

  • minimum secondary health education or at least secondary professional education and test passed in health care as per the first paragraph of Article 6 of this act,
  • a qualification for implementing an individual complementary and alternative medicine system or method,
  • actively speaks Slovenian and also the language of the nationality in bilingual areas,
  • has not been convicted res judicata of a premeditated criminal offence carrying a sentence longer than six months or a security measure of banning the practise of a profession.
Source: Ministry of Health


Activities/services which are classified in this sub-class of the standard classification of activities:


Activities/services according to explanations of the standard classification of activities:

  • forms of treatment implemented by qualified persons:
  • acupuncture,
  • homoeopathy,
  • chiropractics,
  • other complementary and alternative medicine services (reflex-therapy etc.)
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia

Activities/services added to the questions and answers table (SURS):

  • Biotherapy,
  • equine-assisted therapy

Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia


Last updated: 22. 04. 2016