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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Norway

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$64 020

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4,70%

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Details: Earnings-related pension (inntektspensjon): Annual indexation to wage growth reduced by 0.75%. The rates of the Basic Amount (Grunnbeløpet), the Minimum pension (minste pensjonsnivå) and the Guaranteed pension (garantipensjon) are adjusted every year by royal decree with effect from the 1st of May to take account of the change in the general income level and, for the latter two, the effect of increase in life expectancy.

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EUR 1 252

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0,14

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subjective right

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included in social assistance

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yes

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13,90%

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9,60%

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universal

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in-kind

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yes

Details: None for regular hospital admissions,

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yes

Details: Up to a ceiling of NOK 2,105 (€251) a year, the patients pay cost-sharing charges for consultation of doctors, psychologists, for important medicines and nursing articles, radiological examinations/ treatment, laboratory tests and travel expenses. For a standard GP consultation NOK 141 (€17) is paid by the patient, for a specialist consultation NOK 320 (€38). A second ceiling of NOK 2,670 (€319) applies to cost-sharing charges for physiotherapy, reimbursable non orthodontic dental treatment, organised health travels and stays in medical rehabilitation centres.

yes

Details: Some groups of patients are exempted fro copays

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Details: For adults the dental care coverage is limited. Some coverage exists for dental surgery and treatment of patients carrying certain diseases or in particular need of free treatment (nursing home and long term hospital patients). Surgical interventions and cleansing in the case of gum disease/periodontitis are covered.

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Details: Less important medicines: The patient pays the full cost, even when they are prescribed by a doctor. A 90% refund of annual costs exceeding NOK 1,695 (€202) is possible under certain conditions. Important medicines: For prescribed medicines on the important medicines list, the patient pays 38% of the cost up to a ceiling of NOK 520 (€62) for each 3-months period of consumption. National Insurance (folketrygden) pays, normally through direct settlement with the pharmacies, up to the full cost.

yes

Details: Pensioners in receipt of a minimum old-age or disability pension and children under 16 are exempt from cost-sharing charges on important medicines and nursing articles.

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yes

Details: None for approved hosptial admission.

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universal

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yes

Details: Up to a ceiling of NOK 2,105 (€251) a year, the patients pay cost-sharing charges for consultation of doctors, psychologists, for important medicines and nursing articles, laboratory tests and travel expenses. For a standard GP consultation NOK 141 (€17) is paid by the patient, for a specialist consultation NOK 320 (€38).

yes

Details: free for certain groups

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Details: Technical aids are provided by Assistive Technology Centres (NAV hjelpemiddelsentraler) under the Labour and Welfare Administration (Arbeids- og velferdsetaten). Each of the 19 counties (fylker) has a centre, with the exception of Oslo and Akershus which have a joint centre. Durable appliances are considered property of the National Insurance Scheme, and must be handed in after use. Aids related to medical treatment are provided by the Regional Health Enterprises.

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6,00%

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12,00%

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