Good Practices in Social Security

Database

Good Practices in Social Security

Database

ISSA Database of Good Practices

This database provides ISSA members with privileged access to over 800 good practices, showcasing creative, smart and innovative ways to overcome challenges of social security administration at the institutional, national or international levels. Explore, be inspired by, and learn from these hard-earned and well-deserved successes of the ISSA members. 

Implementation year:
2018
National Employment Accident Insurance Institute
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Europe
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Italy

AERMeS is a software toolkit created for professionals working in the field of occupational safety and health to equip them with a tool that guides them in selecting the most appropriate method for measuring the risks for the musculoskeletal apparatus and obtaining highly reliable assessments, also using observational assessment methods. In fact, by improving the quality of the assessments it is possible to identify the risk factors with greater accuracy and to identify the most appropriate measures to protect workers’ health.

Implementation year:
2018
National Employment Accident Insurance Institute
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Europe
,
Italy

Support Incentives to Enterprises bids (Incentivi di Sostegno alle Imprese, ISI), annually published by the National Employment Accident Insurance Institute (Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro – INAIL), allow collecting large amounts of information on companies that access contributions for preventive purposes. Every year about 4,000 companies in the Italian territory start a bureaucratic path that allows them to get INAIL financial incentives.

Implementation year:
2018
German Federal Pension Insurance
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Europe
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Germany

The German Federal Pension Insurance (Deutsche Rentenversicherung – DRV) provides medical rehabilitation services based on the “rehabilitation before pension” principle. However, studies show that only every second recipient of a reduced earning capacity pension has made use of a rehabilitation benefit in advance.

Implementation year:
2018
Social Insurance Institution
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Europe
,
Poland

The new rules for payment and settlement of contributions collected by the Social Insurance Institution (Zaklad Ubezpieczen Spolecznych – ZUS) have come into force since 1 January 2018. Payers pay all contributions due for all types of insurance and to all funds by means of one payment, using a regular payment document.

Payments are marked with the payer’s Individual Number of Contribution Account (NRS) and then posted and settled to cover proportionally the contributions due, as indicated by:

Implementation year:
2018
Social Insurance Institution
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Europe
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Poland

The Social Insurance Institution (Zaklad Ubezpieczen Spolecznych – ZUS) strives to maintain the highest standards in public fund management and fund security. The challenge in this area is fraud which is among the types of risks affecting the ZUS. We analyse actions in this risk category which, through intentional concealment of truth, may result in obtaining a benefit or in avoiding the payment of contributions. These activities are often carried out in apparent compliance with the law but are in fact in contradiction of the law.

Implementation year:
2018
National Employment Accident Insurance Institute
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Europe
,
Italy

The introduction of the recent EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe and to remodel the way organizations manage data of European citizens, shows expected characteristics for personal data (Articles 5 and 32). However, it does not identify any rules regarding the data model and the metrics to adopt to ensure compliance with these characteristics (accuracy, current affairs, integrity, confidentiality, availability, resilience, etc.).

Implementation year:
2018
National Employment Accident Insurance Institute
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Europe
,
Italy

In 2010, the National Employment Accident Insurance Institute (Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro – INAIL) adopted a system of incentives for companies that invest in safety at work. Through the Support Incentives to Enterprises (Incentivi di Sostegno alle Imprese – ISI), companies that invest in projects to improve health and safety in the workplace are supported with non-repayable loans provided by INAIL on a regional basis.

Implementation year:
2018
National Pension Service
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Asia and Pacific
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Korea, Republic of

Following the social trend of greater use of smart phones than personal computers (PCs), the National Pension Service (NPS) aims to make processes more efficient and innovate on services through various means in order to effectively introduce and promote the national pension scheme:

Implementation year:
2018
State Social Insurance Fund
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Europe
,
Kazakhstan

Actuaries from the British Institute and the Department of Actuaries developed a simulation model for the State Social Insurance Fund (SSIF) of Kazakhstan to enable the institution to assess the financial sustainability of the mandatory social insurance system and to analyse alternative financial paths using various programme parameters.

Implementation year:
2018
State Social Insurance Fund
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Europe
,
Kazakhstan

The State Social Insurance Fund (SSIF) of Kazakhstan is modernizing its services along the implementing principle of “The citizenry should not apply for State services. It is the State that should initiate the provision of state services.”

The proactive services of the SSIF in providing social benefits are taking root step by step, depending on the integration of the information systems on the next types of social risks: