Regulation (2014:67) If Contributions To Employers For Workplace Close Support For Return To Work

Original Language Title: Förordning (2014:67) om bidrag till arbetsgivare för köp av arbetsplatsnära stöd för återgång i arbete

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Introductory provisions

section 1 of this regulation provides for grants to

employer benefits of his expenses for services

an occupational health care providers or other providers with

equivalent competence has carried out in the form of workplace near

aid efforts.

With a workplace close aid effort referred to an investigative action

for a worker who has or may have a reduced

working capacity due to work and

non-work-related illnesses and injuries as well as to initiate

actions for employee's return to work. With a

workplace near assistance does not include medical or other


2 § the purpose of the grant is to prevent illness and

that in cases of illness increase employees ' opportunities to return in

work by supporting employers to take early and

custom actions.

3 § with occupational health care referred to in this regulation the same

as in Chapter 3. 2 c § the Swedish work environment Act (1977:1160).

section 4 of the Contribution is provided, subject to availability of funds, to a

employers under the provisions of this regulation.

Determining authority

paragraph 5 of the insurance agency decides in cases of acceptance of

providers and the payment of subsidies to employers

According to this regulation.

Terms and conditions for submissions

section 6 of the aid under this Regulation shall be given in accordance with

The European Commission's decision 21/EU of 20 december

2011 on the application of article 106(2) of the Treaty on

The functioning of the European Union on State aid in the form of

public service compensation granted to certain

undertakings entrusted with the operation of services of

General economic interest.

section 7 of the Contribution is submitted to an employer for part of his

costs for services rendered by an organiser who

has been approved by the social insurance agency.

The premium is paid for half of the amount paid by

employer to the organisers for a work site near

aid effort. The grant is provided with not more than 7 000 SEK for each

such an effort.

Conditions for the approval of the organisers

8 § providers to perform the services in the form of

workplace near support efforts must be approved. In order to

to be approved, the organisers of this activity:

1. initiate appropriate medical, rehabilitative and

arbetsanpassande measures such as an employer

responsible for under the work environment Act (1977:1160) and 30 Cape.

the social security code,

2. have access to the comprehensive expertise in medicine and

rehabilitation and in four of the areas of work organisation,

Behavioral Sciences, ergonomics, health science and technology,

3. for the execution of the service have knowledge of conditions on the

the worker's place of work and have the knowledge of the employer's

obligation to carry out a systematic work environment management in

accordance with Chapter 3. 2 a of the Act,

4. provide employer information about executed

workplace close support activities to the extent

the employer needs for its accounting under section 15 of the first

subparagraph, and

5. at the request of the Swedish social insurance agency provide such information as

authority need control of paid contributions.


§ 9 an application for authorisation or contributions shall be made

in writing of insurance. The application shall be

personally signed by an authorized representative of

the applicant. In the application, the applicant shall certify that the information

provided there is real.

section 10 of an applicant is required to provide on request

Insurance Agency the documents and information

Insurance agency needs to be able to examine the application.

section 11 of the application for the subsidy, the employer shall

– specify the organisers who have performed service,

– Enter the workers for whom the work area near

aid operation has been carried out, and

– strength, the amount that the employer has paid for

the service.

section 12 if the applicant fails to submit the documents or information

imposed by section 10 or 11, he shall be given the opportunity within

certain time supplement the application.

paragraph 13 of the application for funding must be submitted to the

The insurance fund by 1 February for services that

carried out during the previous year.

Obligation to notify a change in circumstances

section 14 is an approved training provider shall promptly notify the

The insurance fund such changes in their activities

may mean that the conditions for approval in accordance with section 8, not

longer fulfilled.

Accounting and disclosure

section 15, an employer shall, at the request of the Swedish social insurance agency

submit an accounting of the workstation near the support effort

performed by an organiser of a worker. General Ledger

shall be drawn up in accordance with the Swedish social insurance agency


An employer is also required to at the request of the

The insurance fund to provide additional information on the

services as a training provider has performed the necessary control

of paid contributions as well as for the evaluation of aid.

section 16 of the health insurance fund shall keep a record of the aid

submitted pursuant to this regulation. Such a register should

contain the information necessary for Sweden to be able to

performance of such obligations under the Commission's

decision 21/EU. The information contained in the register shall be maintained for 10

years from the date on which the aid has been decided.

section 17 of the health insurance fund shall, no later than 1 March each year, with

beginning in 2015, submit a consolidated financial statement of the

the previous year's decisions to the Government. By

report shall state

1. the number of beneficiaries, and

2. how much support each recipient has a, separated at

an annual basis.

Refunds and chargebacks

18 § a beneficiary is obliged to refund if

1. the receiver by providing incorrect information or

any other way has caused that the contribution has been provided

improperly or with excessive amounts,

2. the grant of any other reasons have been given incorrectly, or

with the high amount and the recipient should have known this,


3. the recipient has not provided such a statement or such

information requested by the social insurance agency in accordance with section 15.

19(8) If a beneficiary is required to repay pursuant to the

section 18, the insurance fund may decide to fully or partially

claim back the premium. If there are special reasons for it,

get the insurance fund fully or partially waive the requirement


Withdrawal of approval

section 20 of the health insurance fund may withdraw an authorisation as referred to in section 8

about the organisers

1. no longer complies with the requirements of this regulation or

According to regulations issued pursuant to the regulation,

2. materially breach their obligations under

This regulation or in provisions adopted with

under the regulation, or

(3) materially breach their obligations under

Regulation (2014:68) if contributions to occupational health services for

purchase of medical service or according to requirements

issued pursuant to the regulation.


paragraph 21 of the health insurance fund shall notify

1. regulations on accounting referred to in section 15, first


2. additional regulations on the qualification as an organiser

to have access to under section 8, and

3. the rules that otherwise needed for enforcement

of this regulation.


section 22 of 22 a of the Administrative Procedure Act (1986:223) contains provisions

If an appeal to the administrative court. Other decisions

than the decision on the approval of the organisers, the withdrawal of such

the approval and payment of contributions should not, however,

subject to appeal.

Transitional provisions


This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 april 2014, but should be

apply for the period from 1 January 2014.

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