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How do countries adjust hospital payment systems for COVID-19? israel, belgium, bulgaria, czech republic, finland, germany, poland, romania, switzerland

Covid-10 Health System Response Monitor (15.06.2020) In consideration of a potential second wave of COVID-19, all countries in Europe will have to find solutions to adequately reimburse hospitals for their additional resource needs related to the care for COVID-19 patients, e.g. by adjusting DRG…

Financing, Covid-19 covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://analysis.covid19healthsystem.org/index.php/2020/06/15/how-do-countries-… mmarquez
Financing the existence of autonomous hospitals

P4H Network (05.08.2020) Governments can indeed be very creative in designing schemes for supporting private business: postponing tax collection, reshaping accounting rules, subsiding or tax-exonerating some costs, etc. These schemes and solutions are not developed for the health sector, some…

Health, Financing covid19, universal health care Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://p4h.world/en/who-ihf-financing-hospital-autonomy-covid19 mmarquez
Policy Trackers | Oxford Supertracker

The Oxford Supertracker is a global directory of over 100 policy trackers and surveys related to COVID-19. This novel collection is designed…

covid19 https://supertracker.spi.ox.ac.uk/policy-trackers/ pmassetti
COVID-19 Funds in Response to the Pandemic

IMF (26.08.2020) In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have created dedicated extrabudgetary funds (EBFs) to mobilize resources and streamline emergency spending measures. A recently published IMF Note discusses the role these funds can play in the current crisis. The note…

Financing covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://blog-pfm.imf.org/pfmblog/2020/08/-covid-19-funds-in-response-to-the-pan… pmassetti
US: The IRS Extends Deadline to Ensure People with Children Receive $500 Economic Impact Payments united states

Social Security Administration (18.08.2020) The IRS has extended its deadline to September 30, 2020, for people to provide information to the IRS using its Non-Filer Tool at www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here. People should do this if they: receive Social Security…

The IRS has extended its deadline to September 30, 2020, for people to provide information to the IRS using its Non-Filer Tool at www.irs.gov/coronavirus/non-filers-enter-payment-info-here.

Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.ssa.gov/news/press/releases/2020/#8-2020-2 siha
How Cash Transfers Prevent Lockdown Tragedies

Project Syndicate (19.08.2020) COVID-19 has decimated livelihoods worldwide, squeezing the middle class and pushing low-income households into abject poverty. Social-protection programs such as Pakistan's Ehsaas Emergency Cash offer not only a path forward during the pandemic, but also valuable…

Cash transfers covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/pakistan-cash-transfer-program-cov… pmassetti
Preventing and managing COVID-19 across long-term care services: Policy brief

who.int (24.07.2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has affected older people disproportionately, especially those living in long-term care facilities. In many countries, evidence shows that more than 40% of COVID-19 related deaths have been linked to long-term care facilities, with figures being as high…

long-term care covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/WHO-2019-nCoV-Policy_Brief-Long-term_Ca… pmassetti
US: How to fix the Covid stimulus payment problem: Accounts, information, and infrastructure united states

brookings.edu (19.08.2020) The financial response to the Covid crisis demonstrated the inability of the federal government to rapidly get money to people during times of crisis. It took between three weeks and three months for Americans to receive a single penny of their emergency impact…

Business Process, Cash transfers covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://www.brookings.edu/opinions/how-to-fix-the-covid-stimulus-payment-proble… pmassetti
Korean health insurance system to be promoted through World Bank korea, Republic of

 Korea Biomedical Review (19.06.2020) The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) said it would team up with the World Bank to create online content for learning Korea’s experience of running the national health insurance system. At the request of the World Bank, the NIHS has signed a…

Health promotion, Health Insurance social security education Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Proposition_SS_Monitor http://www.koreabiomed.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=8560 mmarquez
Japan: Mental health care counselling service "Kokoronomimi" japan

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (21.08.2020) "Kokoronomimi" is a portal site which provides comprehensive information and support for worker's mental health. It provides mental health care counselling services via chat and SNS to people who are anxious or stressed by Covid-19 .

"Kokoronomimi" is a portal site which provides comprehensive information and support for worker's mental health. It provides mental health care counselling services via chat and SNS to people who are anxious or stressed by Covid-19 .

Health, ICT, Service quality, Covid-19 covid19, customer_services, digital platforms Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://kokoro.mhlw.go.jp/etc/coronavirus_info/ siha
Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Arab Region An Opportunity to Build Back Better arabic countries

UNSDG  (July 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed serious fault lines and vulnerabilities in societies, institutions and economies all around the world. The Arab region, home to 436 million people, initially kept transmission and mortality rates lower than the global average but more recent…

Social Policies & Programmes covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://unsdg.un.org/resources/policy-brief-impact-covid-19-arab-region-opportu… pmassetti
Addressing the Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Crisis in South Asia through Universal Lifecycle Transfers Asia

Development Pathways (2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a truly global shock: the necessary measures taken to control the spread of the virus have resulted in a major economic and human crisis. The crisis is unprecedented and requires unprecedented measures. By providing families with…

Family benefits, Cash transfers covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.developmentpathways.co.uk/publications/addressing-the-economic-impa… pmassetti
Fiji: Contribution reduction fiji

National Provident Fund (01.04.2020) To support all employers in Fiji, the statutory FNPF employer contribution is halved from 10 percent to 5 percent effective from 1 April 2020 to 31 December 2020. This expected to provide a $130 million relief to employers for the next 9 months. The employee…

FNPF employer contribution is halved from 10 percent to 5 percent effective from 1 April 2020 to 31 December 2020. The employee Contribution is reduced from 8 percent to 5 percent effective from 1 April 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Compliance and Contribution Collection, Covid-19 contribution collection, covid19 Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://myfnpf.com.fj/index.php/covid-19-updates/fnpf-relief-assistance siha
Fiji: Pensioners Assistance fiji

National Provident Fund (30.03.2020) The Fund has decided to waive renewal certificate submissions for all Pensioners whose certificates were due in March, April, May or June and pay based on the presumption of life. This decision was implemented in light of preventative measures against COVID-…

The National Provident Fund has decided to waive renewal certificate submissions for all Pensioners whose certificates were due in March, April, May or June and pay based on the presumption of life. This decision was implemented in light of preventative measures against COVID-19 to discourage…

Old age Pensions, Service delivery, Covid-19 covid19, service delivery Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://myfnpf.com.fj/index.php/covid-19-updates/fnpf-relief-assistance siha
Fiji: COVID-19 Withdrawal Scheme - Phase 3 fiji

National Provident Fund (10.08.2020) FNPF members who are on reduced hours and reduced wage rate can apply for Phase 3 commencing 10 August 2020. Government top is applicable in Phase 3 for members who have insufficient General Account balance. The amount per member is from $220 to $880 for…

FNPF members who are on reduced hours and reduced wage rate can apply for Phase 3 commencing 10 August 2020. The amount per member is from $220 to $880 for members who are on reduced working hours/day per week depending on reduced days. The amount is $550 for members whose wage/salary rates per…

COVID-19 Withdrawal Scheme - Phase 3

FNPF members who are on reduced hours and reduced wage rate can apply for Phase 3 commencing 10 August 2020.

Government top is applicable in Phase 3 for members who have insufficient General Account balance. 

Unemployment, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://myfnpf.com.fj/index.php/covid-19-updates/phase-3-requirements-forms siha
Fiji: COVID-19 Withdrawal Scheme - Phase 2 fiji

National Provident Fund (09.06.2020) FNPF members who have been Unemployed from 1 October 2019 or have just become Unemployed or are on Leave Without Pay can apply for Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Withdrawal Scheme commencing 9 June 2020. The amount is $1,100 (Government top up applicable) or $880…

FNPF members who have been Unemployed from 1 October 2019 or have just become Unemployed or are on Leave Without Pay can apply for Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Withdrawal Scheme commencing 9 June 2020. The amount is $1,100 (Government top up applicable) or $880 for members who received $220 on 5 June…

FNPF members who have been Unemployed from 1 October 2019 or have just become Unemployed or are on Leave Without Pay can apply for Phase 2 of the COVID-19 Withdrawal Scheme commencing 9 June 2020.

Submission modes

There are only two accepted metho

Unemployment, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://myfnpf.com.fj/index.php/covid-19-updates/phase-2-requirements-forms siha
Fiji: FNPF Pensioners to receive COVID-19 relief fiji

National Provident Fund (26.05.2020) More than 7,000 Fiji National Provident Fund pensioners will receive a COVID-19 relief payment today,Tuesday 26 May 2020. The payment, which ranges from $300 to $900, will be disbursed directly to the Fund’s active pensioners. Chief Executive Officer Jaoji…

More than 7,000 Fiji National Provident Fund pensioners will receive a COVID-19 relief payment today,Tuesday 26 May 2020. The one-off payment, which ranges from $300 to $900, will be disbursed directly to the Fund’s active pensioners.

Old age Pensions, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://myfnpf.com.fj/index.php/covid-19-updates/media-release siha
Bhutan: Druk Gyalpo's Relief Kidu extended for three months bhutan

Druk Gyalpo's Relief Kidu (20.07.2020) The Relief Kidu has been extended for three months, from July to September 2020. Bhutanese who have been displaced by the coronavirus pandemic and are currently residing in Bhutan are eligible for the Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu. The displaced group includes…

The Relief Kidu has been extended for three months, from July to September 2020. Bhutanese who have been displaced by the coronavirus pandemic and are currently residing in Bhutan are eligible for the Druk Gyalpo’s Relief Kidu. The displaced group includes those who have been laid off, placed on…

Unemployment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, extending coverage, self-employed, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.royalkidu.bt/ siha
Bono Perú Unido peru

Bono Peru Unido, solidarity allowance of 380 soles for self-employed workers economically affected by COVID-19.

Cash transfers, Cash transfers, Social assistance covid19, self-employed Published Measures summary https://peru.as.com/peru/2020/06/20/actualidad/1592664725_662182.html socpro
ATIVAR.PT Formação Profissional portugal

Ensure that the rise in unemployment is adequately and rapidly addressed by public broadband policy, notably on the basis of training and retraining programmes, in conjunction with sector-specific and public programmes.
Review and strengthen the responses of training and retraining…

Unemployment covid19 Published Measures summary https://pees.gov.pt/emprego/ socpro
Bono Normalidad Relativa venezuela

Bono Normalidad Relativa, 600.000Bs (2.94 USD) economic aid for the most disadvantaged populations due to the economic crisis.

Social assistance, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://elpitazo.net/economia/bono-normalidad-relativa-sera-entregado-desde-est… socpro
ATIVAR.PT – Programa Reforçado de Apoios ao Emprego e à Formação Profissional portugal

Recipients: unemployed, with a special focus on new unemployed and young people.
Target: cover 50,000 new unemployed and keep the coverage rate of active policy measures close to 20% between 2020 and 2021.
Amount: budgetary reinforcement of 106 million euros IEFP, I. P.

Unemployment, Employment of young workers covid19 Published Measures summary https://pees.gov.pt/emprego/ socpro
Bono Victoria de Carabobo 2020 venezuela

Bono Victoria de Carabobo 2020, economic aid of 635.000Bs for the most disadvantaged populations due to the economic crisis.

Social assistance, Cash transfers covid19 Published Measures summary https://blog.patria.org.ve/bono-victoria-de-carabobo-2020/ socpro
600 milhões de meticais de apoio às PME´s estão salvaguardados mozambique

The 600 million meticais [around US$8. 5 million] National Institute of Social Security (INSS) credit line for small and medium enterprises affected by the Covid-19 pandemic will bear an interest rate of 4%.
The fixed interest rate is 4 percent, which can varies depending on the updates…

Employment covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.inss.gov.mz/noticias/894-600-milhoes-de-meticais-de-apoio-as-pme-s-… socpro
IMSS anuncia que incapacidad temporal y por maternidad se pueden tramitar en línea mexico

The IMSS announced support measures for workers to reduce their mobility and prevent risks of contagion during the health emergency caused by Covid-19. Benefits for temporary incapacity for work (due to occupational risk, illness or maternity) can be requested online

Disability is issued…

Maternity, Occupational accidents and diseases, Cash sickness benefits covid19, digital platforms Published Measures summary https://mvsnoticias.com/noticias/nacionales/imss-anuncia-que-incapacidad-tempor… socpro