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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Sweden

9,20

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6,60

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$44 029

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1 100

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0,00%

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mixed

Details: The earnings-related old-age pension (inkomstpension) follows the average income development (income index), deducting the norm of 1.6 percentage points.

yes

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EUR 744

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0,26

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3

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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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no

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no

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yes

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16,30%

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9,70%

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universal

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in-kind

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yes

Details: The patient will be charged maximum SEK 180 (€19) per 24 hours. When a person within a 12-month period has costs for public health and medical care the limit is a maximum of SEK 1,100 (€120).

yes

Details: Certain county councils (landsting) or regions (regioner) apply lower rates to some groups, e.g. people over 65 years old.

universal

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yes

Details: Patients pay between SEK 120 (€13) and SEK 300 (€33) per visit to a doctor. For specialist care, patients pay between SEK 200 (€22) and SEK 350 (€38). Emergency cases: between SEK 200 (€22) and SEK 450 (€49).

yes

Details: Reduced for pensioners. Most county councils do not charge any fees for children/youth. When a person within a 12-month period has costs for public health and medical care the limit is a maximum of SEK 1,100 (€120). Certain county councils (landsting) or regions (regioner) apply lower rates to some groups, e.g. people over 65 years old.

social insurance

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reimbursement

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yes

Details: Up to and including the calendar year in which a person reaches the age of 19, the person receives free dental care. From then, the person is covered by dental care insurance. The insurance includes a high-cost protection scheme combined with a dental care voucher to encourage regular dental care check-ups. The compensation in the high-cost protection scheme is based on “reference prices” - 50% of the patient’s costs between SEK 3,000 (€326) and SEK 15,000 (€1,631) and 85% of the patient’s costs exceeding SEK 15,000 (€1,631).

yes

Details: The patient pays the whole cost up to and including SEK 1,100 (€120) during a period of 12 months from the first purchase. Costs between SEK 1,100 (€120) and SEK 2,100 (€228) are subsidised by 50%. Costs between SEK 2,100 (€228) and SEK 3,900 (€424) are subsidised by 75%. Costs between SEK 3,900 (€424) and SEK 5,400 (€587) are subsidised by 90%. Costs above SEK 5,400 (€587) are subsidised totally. The Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency (Tandvårds- och läkemedelsförmånsverket) decides which products will be subsidised within this scheme.

universal

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in-kind

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0

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yes

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yes

Details: Certain county councils (landsting) or regions (regioner) apply lower rates to some groups, e.g. people over 65 years old.

universal

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in-kind

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0

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no

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yes

Details: ""Patients pay between SEK 120 (€13) and SEK 300 (€33) per visit to a doctor. For specialist care, patients pay between SEK 200 (€22) and SEK 350 (€38). Emergency cases: between SEK 200 (€22) and SEK 450 (€49).""

yes

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no

Details: The county councils or regions (landsting or regioner) provide appliances on certain conditions.

yes

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yes

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yes

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yes

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yes

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yes

Details: ""Up to and including the calendar year in which a person reaches the age of 19, the person receives free dental care. From then, the person is covered by dental care insurance. The insurance includes a high-cost protection scheme combined with a dental care voucher to encourage regular dental care check-ups. The compensation in the high-cost protection scheme is based on “reference prices” - 50% of the patient’s costs between SEK 3,000 (€326) and SEK 15,000 (€1,631) and 85% of the patient’s costs exceeding SEK 15,000 (€1,631).""

yes

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6,00%

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9,00%

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