Federal Public Service Social Security

The FPS Social Security (Dutch: Federale Overheidsdienst Sociale Zekerheid, French: Service public fédéral Sécurité sociale, German: Föderaler Öffentlicher Dienst Soziale Sicherheit) is a Federal Public Service of Belgium. It was created by Royal Order on May 23, 2001, as part of the plans of the Verhofstadt I Government to modernise the federal administration.

The FPS Social Security is responsible for the Belgian system of social security.

OrganisationEdit

The FPS Social Security is currently organised into five Directorates-General:

  • The Directorate-General for Social Policy
  • The Directorate-General for Self-employed Persons
  • The Directorate-General for Disabled Persons
  • The Directorate-General for War Victims
  • The Directorate-General for Social Inspection

In addition, it is also responsible for a large number of public social security institutions, such as the National Office for Social Security, the National Institute for the Social Security of the Self-employed, the National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance, the National Office for Pensions and the National Employment Office.

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