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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Portugal

8,50

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6,00

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$26 055

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5

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3,50%

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mixed

Details: evolution of the Gross Domestic Product and of the Consumer Price Index (excluding housing) with specific favourable rules for the lowest pensions.

yes

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EUR 265

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0,36

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subjective right

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yes

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no

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no

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0

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no

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no

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yes

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26,60%

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9,70%

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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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no

Details: only for private room

N/A (no charges)

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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: The payment of the insured person's share borne varies according to the medical visit: • visit at home, • normal or urgent visit, • visit in a central or regional hospital, • visit in a health centre.It also depends on the diagnosis and therapy auxiliary elements.

yes

Details: Exemption for some specific groups, e.g.: pregnant women; children under the age of 12; persons in situation of need, whose income does not exceed 1.5 times the indexing reference of social support IAS (indexante dos apoios sociais = € 419.22); and unemployed persons registered with the job centre whose unemployment benefit does not exceed 1.5 times the IAS.

universal

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reimbursement

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yes

Details: reimbursement by government proce scale

yes

Details: Depending on type of illness, the State contributes 90%, 69%, 37%, or 15% of the cost of medicines on the official list drawn up by the health services. The State contribution is 95%, 84%, 52% or 30% for pensioners whose total annual income does not exceed the equivalent of 14 times the guaranteed minimum retribution (Retribuição Mínima Mensal Garantida) of the previous year or, if this is higher, the equivalent of 14 times the indexing reference of social support IAS (indexante dos apoios sociais) in force. The State contribution is 95% for all medicines whose retail price is equal to or higher than the average retail price of the five cheapest medicines on the market. Generic medicines can be repaid in full (100%) by the State for beneficiaries whose incomes do not exceed the abovementioned ceiling and provided certain conditions, e.g. relating to the price of reference medicines, are met. Some medicines (e.g., to treat hepatitis C, biological medicinal products for treating multiple sclerosis and other auto-immune diseases) are distributed to outpatients by hospitals, with the State’s participation reaching 100%. Medicines considered as essential to maintain life (insulins and immunomodulators) are fully reimbursed).

yes

Details: copay is half or less of the full for those with incomes around the guaranteed minimum

universal

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in-kind

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0

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yes

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no

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N/A (no charges)

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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: The payment of the insured person's share borne varies according to the medical visit: • visit at home, • normal or urgent visit, • visit in a central or regional hospital, • visit in a health centre.It also depends on the diagnosis and therapy auxiliary elements.

yes

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yes

Details: 80% charge

yes

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yes

Details: reimbursement of 75% of the official list price

yes

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yes

Details: 80% of charges on the list

yes

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yes

Details: 25%: 75% of officila list price is re-imbursed

yes

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3,00%

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4,00%

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