Database on National Social Welfare Policies for Survivors and Victims of Nazi Persecution

The Database on National Social Welfare Policies for Survivors and Victims of Nazi Persecution was supported in its creation by the European Shoah Legacy Institute and presented at the International Conference on Welfare for Holocaust Survivors and Other Victims of Nazi Persecution on May 26-27, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.
As stated in the Project Report, the purpose of the database is to provide governments, advocacy groups and international institutions important information about the progress of Terezin Declaration countries in achieving their commitments to ensure that the social welfare needs of Holocaust survivors and other victims of Nazi persecution are met, and that these individuals are able to live the remainder of their lives with dignity.
This database serve to provide information for academics, policymakers and other interested individuals.For further information and queries about any information listed here, please contact us.

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Estonia

8,70

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6,40

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$25 865

Details: PPP constant 2011 international $

385

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yes

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0,00%

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mixed

Details: 80% wages and 20% consumer prices

no

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EUR 196

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0,09

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0

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discretionary benefit

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yes

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yes

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yes

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yes

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2

Details: Old Age Pension Benefit; benefit and travel fare concession

0

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no

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no

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yes

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18,90%

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5,70%

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universal

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in-kind

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0

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yes

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yes

Details: Daily fee for inpatient services (in standard accommodation conditions) up to €2.50, for a maximum of 10 calendar days per hospitalisation. 15% of the cost of inpatient nursing care (€7.38 per day).

no

Details: none listed for poor or penioners

universal

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in-kind

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1

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yes

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yes

Details: Up to €5 per home visit or for a visit for out-patient specialised medical care (set by the Board of the Hospital).

no

Details: none listed for poor or penioners

universal

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reimbursement

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yes

Details: Health Insurance Act (Ravikindlustuse seadus) guarantees free dental care for children and adolescents up to 19 years old, including preventive and curative services. Adult dental care must be paid for out-of-pocket, but is subject to partial reimbursement by the Health Insurance Fund (Haigekassa) for certain pensioners and for insured persons aged over 63 (€19.18 per year). A higher rate of benefit (€28.77 per year) shall be established by a regulation of the Minister of Social Affairs (sotsiaalminister) for Pregnant women; mothers of children under one year of age; persons who have an increased need for dental treatment services as a result of health services provided to them (e.g. surgical treatment of face traumas). The Health Insurance Fund covers the costs of adult emergency dental care, such as abscess incision and excision of teeth or root treatment in case of periodontitis or abscesses.

yes

Details: Prescription-only medicines are generally reimbursed, based on a reimbursement (“positive”) list. Reimbursement levels are 50% (for all listed pharmaceuticals), 75% (based on indication) and 100% (based on indication). The prescription fee is €3.19 for pharmaceuticals reimbursed at 50% and €1.27 for pharmaceuticals reimbursed at a higher level.

yes

Details: 75% reimbursement is increased to 90% for children below 16 years, disabled and retired people

0

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yes

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yes

Details:

yes

Details: social assistance

no

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yes

Details: not covered

no

Details: not covered

no

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yes

Details: not covered

yes

Details: Further technical appliances are provided in the framework of social assistance and financed from the State Budget. 8

yes

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yes

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yes

Details: In the case of dentures, the Health Insurance Fund (Haigekassa) compensates, once every three years, the amount paid for dentures by insured individuals who are at least 63 years old or who receive an old-age pension. The amount is up to € 255.65.

yes

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2,00%

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6,00%

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