The National Insurance Institute is at your side during your life, from birth to advanced age, granting you a variety of social rights adapted to changing life situations.
The National Insurance Institute is responsible for the social security of Israeli residents.
Its primary mission is to ensure means of subsistence for those unable to earn their living.
The National Insurance Institute collects insurance contributions from all residents according to their social background and status, and pays benefits to those entitled. Hence, the income of economically established groups is transferred to weak and vulnerable groups and, thereby, the National Insurance Institute contributes to a more equitable distribution of national income and the reduction of dimensions of poverty. Further information...
benefit rate is calculated in percentage of a single full allowance
amounting to NIS 2,229 .
There are three levels of entitlement for a disabled child allowance:
If your child has more than one medical problem entitling him to a benefit, his benefit rate is based on the medical problem entitling him to the highest allowance amount.
If your child is on a respirator, he is entitled to a benefit supplement of NIS 1,850 .
family with two disabled children or more is entitled to a benefit
increased by 50% for each child, in accordance with the benefit that was
established for him. For instance, for a family with two disabled
children for whom was established respectively a benefit rate of 100%
and 50%, each of them will receive a benefit increased by 50%. In other
words, for the increased benefit rate is 150%, for the first child, and
75%, for the second one.
family with two disabled children will still be entitled to an increased
benefit rate even if the benefit for the second child is not paid in
practice for one of the following reasons:
It is important to note that the above increased amount is automatically paid to anyone entitled thereto.
Benefit rate Starting at Jan 01, 2020