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Residence-based social security

Residence-based social security means social security benefits and healthcare and social welfare services where eligibility for such benefits and services is, under Finnish legislation, based on permanent residence in Finland. Residence-based social security includes benefits handled by the Social Insurance Institution (Kela) and municipalities, for example income security and child benefits.

The main focus of the project  was on benefits administrated by Kela. Other residence-based benefits are examined in terms of their interfaces.

The project comprises the following three parts: