NIHDI

The National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance (NIHDI/RIZIV/INAMI) is a federal public agency that organises healthcare, a part of Social security Social security is currently managed at the Federal level in Belgium. The most important pillars of Belgian social security are: sickness and invalidity insurance (NIDHI), pensions, unemployment insurance and child allowances. In addition, occupational illness, occupational accidents and annual holidays are dealt with at this level. Some Flemish parties have been campaigning for years for (large parts of) social security to be transferred to the Regions and Communities. social security. The organisation is responsible for four key services: Medical Care, Benefits, Medical Assessments and Verification, and the Administrative Supervision Service. The NIHDI is made up of representatives of workers, employers, health insurance funds and healthcare providers. Different parties on the Flemish side strongly advocate for healthcare to be transferred to the Communities.