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...
A doctor examines the medical documents and decides, whether it is possible to reach a decision without the presence of the disabled person in the board.
the Medical Board, the doctor examines to what degree the disabled person
requires the assistance of another person in executing 5 daily activities
(dressing, eating, control of bodily functions, bathing and moving around the
house), as well as 6 housekeeping activities (preparing food, using appliances,
housekeeping, taking medication, shopping outside of the home, running
institutional and financial errands).
At the end of the examination (after you leave the Medical Board), the doctor sums up the findings and determine the level of assistance that the disabled person requires from another person. Based on this level of assistance, the NII claims officer decides on the rate of attendance allowance to which the disabled person is entitled.
Appealing against the decision of the Medical Board before the Medical Appeals Board.