published on 10-07-2011
The Institut National d'Assurance Maladie Invalidité (INAMI): administers and organises healthcare provision covered by compulsory health insurance (pricing, regulation, insurability of beneficiaries, nomenclature, etc.); handles the granting of benefits to the beneficiaries of compulsory insurance (due to work incapacity or maternity and for funeral costs), as well as the invalidity pensions defined by the decree-law of 10 January 1945 concerning the social security of mineworkers and similar workers; monitors compliance with regulations by care dipsensers (in particular the use of the nomenclature) and by insurance organisations; and organises consultation between the different healthcare insurance and benefits actors.
The Federal Public Service for public health, food safety and the environment
develops a transparent, dynamic and science-based policy, the aim of which is to guarantee, both now and in the future, quality healthcare, healthy food and a better environment.
|The mission of the Federal Public Service for Social Security is to act as a catalyst with the authorities, employers’ and workers’ representatives and the public social security institutions in order to ensure the viability of the social security system. This system must ensure that effective social protection is provided, that each person benefits properly from his or her social rights and that everyone is convinced of the need to contribute correctly to the social security system.|
|The Sectoral Committee for Social Security and Health is responsible for ensuring that personal data processed by the social security network does not infringe the privacy of the insured persons. It also has a control mission focusing more specifically on the communication of health data.|
|The Agence Intermutualiste (AIM) is a non-profit organisation that was founded on October 2002 by seven health insurance companies. Its objective is: “to analyse, as part of the task of insurance organisations, the data that they collect and to provide information on this subject”.|
|The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBAM) implements Evidence-Based Medicine in the daily medical and paramedical practice in Belgium and within the policy supporting organisations.|
|The B.C.F.I. provides continuous training and the updating of knowledge in the field of pharmacotherapy for physicians, pharmacists and dentists.|
|The Belgian Government portal site is aimed at citizens, companies and civil servants. The information is organised according to the user’s needs. The portal site will be expanded regularly to include the latest information and most recent applications.|
|The Belgian Cancer Registry Foundation is an institution which collects data concerning new cancer cases in Belgium and makes up statistics from these data.|