Sit.rep. 3-2014

Situation report 3-2014

No savings in Kela-financed medicines expenditure envisaged for 2015

According to the State budget, health insurance expenses will be further cut in 2015 but this time the measures will not target medicines reimbursements but those for travel, dental care and rehabilitation expenses.

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National target: longer working lives, improved wellbeing at work

Finnish labour market parties have recently agreed on the future pension system. The lower limit of the pensionable age will be raised to 65 years by the year 2025. Based on the agreement, the Government will prepare the new pension legislation that will enter into force in 2017.

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