Every year in Israel there are over 200,000 applications to medical committees
Thousands of people do not receive the stipends they deserve by law from bituach leumi.
Bituach leumi- The National Insurance Institute cares for all individuals and families in Israel who are unable to support themselves, and pays them an income support benefit.
The Center for Medical Rights assists people to receive their rights from bituach leumi.
With the aid of professional knowledge, deep experience, doctors, specialists, professionals and a deep familiarity with the complex processes, The Center for Medical Rights can assist people in receiving general disability stipends from bituach leumi , disability or grant payments from a work accident, stipends for polio disability, medical exemptions from income tax liability, disability pensions, disability payment for work impairment, or any other rights due to their medical status.
A few examples for stipends people can get from bituach leumi:
The mobility allowance from bituach leumi provides various forms of assistance to people with impairments that limit their mobility, with the aim of helping them to integrate into the community and develop an independent life.
A disability stipend from bituach leumi is paid to a person whose earning capacity is reduced by 50% due to his disability, or to a disabled housewife whose ability to function in her household is reduced by 50%.
Work injury insurance in bituach leumi is for people who got injured at work and consequentially lost their salary or income for a period of time. The injured person is also entitled to receive medical treatment for his injury, free of charge. If the injured person remains disabled as a result of the injury, he is entitled to a stipend or grant as decided by the medical committee. If the injured person dies as a result of the work injury, his dependent family members receive a pension or grant.
Victim of hostilities
Victims of hostilities and their families can apply to bituach leumi in order to get support in their recovery, including monthly payments, rehabilitation and grants. The entitlement is provided under the Benefits for Victims of Hostilities Law- 1970.
A person who is injured in an accident and lost the ability to function can get benefits from bituach leumi. The benefits from bituach leumi are paid for a maximum of 90 days to people between 18 years to retirement age.
People who were treated between 1948 and 1960 for scalp ringworm with radiation to the head area can get benefits from bituach leumi.
Blood Transfusion Victims
AIDS carries due to blood transfusion or blood products that were received from a public health service between December 31, 1981 to January 1, 1987, can receive benefits from bituach leumi.
The Polio Victims Compensation Law-2007 compensates residents of Israel and who were infected by polio in Israel, or were infected abroad and were operated in Israel due to this illness before January 1, 1970.
A person recognized as a polio victim who became disabled as a result of the polio can receive lump-sum compensation as well as a monthly stipend or grant from bituach leumi, according to his disability percentage. The compensation from bituach leumi does not affect the other benefits paid to polio victims.