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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Latvia

7,90

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5,80

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$22 460

Details: PPP constant 2011 international $

1 850

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Details: Actual consumer price index (CPI) and 25% of contribution wage sum growth are used for pension indexation from 2014, as well as a ceiling of indexed part of pension’s amounts defined. In 2014 the ceiling on indexed part of pension’s amount is € 285, but starting from 2015 – the indexed part of the pension amount is expected not higher than 50% of previous year’s average contribution wage. However, pensions for persons with I group of disability, for politically repressed persons and for liquidators of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are indexed in full amount

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EUR 133

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0,09

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no length specified

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included in social assistance

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included in social assistance

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included in social assistance

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1

Details: Tax and toll incentives, special conditions of pension allocation, free medical care, social rehabilitation and public transport are guaranteed to victims of Nazi persecutions (1992)

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no

Details: (see Special pensions)

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yes

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36,50%

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5,70%

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universal

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yes

Details: Varies by service; €13.52 per day, €7.11 per day in nursing hospitals, capped at €355.72 for any one period of hospitalisation in one hospital; In addition to the patient contribution, the hospital may ask for a co-payment (up to €42.69) for surgical operations performed in operating room during the hospitalisation

yes

Details: There are no fee/co-pay reductions, however once a year low-income individuals (incl. retired persons) may apply for a benefit. The amount of the benefit is about 70 Euro and differs in accordance with the rules of each municipality. No fees charged for needy, disabled and LTC patients

universal

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0

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yes

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yes

Details: Person's contribution to physician (therapist) is 1.42 euro and 4,27 euro to specialist; capped at €569.15/year

yes

Details: No fees charged to needy, disabled and LTC patients

private voluntary

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yes

Details: not covered

yes

Details: The amount of co-pays depends on the type of medicine (list of the medicine is approved by the Minister Cabinet). According to the type of certain medicine person's contribution is 50%, 25% or 0%. For 100% reimbursement, there is a co-pay of €0.71 per prescription, pharmaceutical reimbursements are capped at €14,228.72 per person per 12 months

yes

Details: no fees charged to needy persons

universal

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in-kind

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0

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yes

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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

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yes

Details: 7.11 euro

yes

Details: free for low income

no

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yes

Details: not covered

no

Details: not covered

no

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yes

Details: not covered

no

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no

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yes

Details: not covered

no

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yes

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1,00%

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2,00%

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