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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Germany

9,00

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6,40

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$43 444

Details: PPP constant 2011 international $

13 250

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yes

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10,25%

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wages

Details: total contributions and ratio of retieees to workers

no

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EUR 403

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0,15

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no length specified

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subjective right

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no

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yes

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included in social assistance

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included in social assistance

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6

Details: Compensation Pension Act pension (1992); Federal Compensation Act (BEG) (1956 and amendments); Article 2 Agreement (2012 Claims conference); 1952 Hardship Fund for non-Jewish Victims; PrVG of 1956 (as amended as of 1991)

6

Details: BEG 1956, as amended in 1971; Article 2 Fund with Claims Conference (2012); Directive on Payents to non-Jewish Persecuted (1981, as amended 1988); 1952 Hardship Fund for non-Jewish victims; directive for payment for those working in Ghettos;

no

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12,90%

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11,30%

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social insurance

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yes

Details: For each day spent in hospital, patients are charged a co-payment of € 10 for a maximum of 28 days per calendar year.

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

social insurance

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in-kind

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0

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no

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yes

Details: As a rule, no co-payments for out-patient doctor's or specialist's appointments, but co-payments are charged for the following "out-patient" services: - medical aids (10 percent of costs as well as € 10 per prescription), - home care (10 percent of costs for a maximum of 28 days and € 10 per prescription)

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

social insurance

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in-kind

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yes

Details:

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

yes

Details: 10 percent of the pharmacy retail price, a minimum of € 5 and a maximum of € 10 for medicines and bandages and for medical aids

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

social insurance

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in-kind

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0

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yes

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yes

Details: € 10 per day for a maximum of 28 days per calendar year for in-patient hospital treatment

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

social insurance

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in-kind

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0

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no

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yes

Details: For sociotherapy, the co-payment amounts to 10 percent of the costs, a minimum of € 5 and a maximum of € 10 per day of treatment, but co-payments may no exceed the therapy costs.

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

yes

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yes

Details: 10 percent of the pharmacy retail price, but at least € 5 and at most € 10, but never more than the costs of the medical aid

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

yes

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yes

Details: clarification: Insured persons over the age of 18 are only entitled to corrective eyewear, if as a result of their visual impairment or their blindness in accordance with the WHO classification for the severity of a visual impairment, both their eyes suffer from a severe visual impairment (at least category 1); there is an entitlement to therapeutic corrective eyewear, if it serves to treat eye injuries or eye diseases (section 33 (2) p. 2 of German Social Code Book V). Here the co-payment amounts to 10% of the pharmacy retail price, but at least € 5 and at most € 10, but never more than the costs of the medical aid (section 33 (8) of German Social Code Book V (GSC) in conjunction with section 61 of GSC V.

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

yes

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yes

Details: 10 percent of the pharmacy retail price, but at least € 5 and at most € 10, but never more than the cost of the medical aid

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

yes

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yes

Details:

yes

Details: Insured persons (regardless of age) only make co-payments up to a contribution limit of 2% of their annual gross income (section 62 GSC V). For chronic illnesses, the contribution limit is 1 % of annual gross income. In the case of social assistance beneficiaries and recipients of benefits provided for under GSC II, the gross income equals the standard rate of category I whereby in 2015 the annual co-payments may not exceed € 95.76 (€ 47.88 for chronically ill persons). Insured persons must submit a request to their health insurance fund and always relates to a calendar year.

yes

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4,00%

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8,00%

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