Social Insurance Bank

Jan 13 '17 11:45

Daan and Anna were the most popular baby names in the Netherlands in 2016, social insurance bank SVB announced on Friday. A total of 681 boys were named Daan last year, and 665 girls were named Tess.

The most popular baby girl name in 2015, Emma, dropped to a very close second place last year. Tess tied for second place with Emma, both names given to 664 girls. 2015's third place Julia dropped to fifth place in 2016.

Aug 30 '16 15:00

About 50 percent of all claims on personal budget social care policies still have problems, according to a sample survey at social insurance bank SVB, which is responsible for paying these claims. Most of these problems do not involve misappropriation funds, but administrative errors such as a missing signature, a spokesperson for the SVB said to the Telegraaf.

May 4 '16 10:58

Last year the Netherlands' social insurance bank SVB paid out a total of 164.5 million euros in compensation to nearly 24 thousand victims of World War II and of the unrest in the former Dutch East Indies, LocalFocus reports based on figures received from SVB.

Jan 19 '16 10:51

The most popular baby names in the Netherlands last year were Emma and Liam, according to social security authority SVB's annual list of the most popular baby names. The most popular names for 2014 were Sophie and Daan.

Sep 3 '15 12:51

The coalition parties have reached a deadlock in the debate on the extension of the duration of unemployment benefits. The VVD is blocking the unions' desired repair of the benefit, while the PvdA wants to fulfill the agreement with the unions, even if only to avoid a confrontation

Jul 6 '15 14:33

A massive 2,800 individual health care providers have registered with the Foundation PGB compensation claim. The foundation was created two weeks ago. Health care providers who have not received payment on a personal budget claim from the Social Insurance Bank, or received the payment late, can register at the foundation to submit a joint-compensation claim.

Jun 23 '15 12:09

A Leeuwarden lawyer has set up a foundation where private health care providers who are experiencing problems because of the chaos surrounding the payment budget claims can come together. The lawyer plans to file a joint compensation claim against the Social Insurance Bank.

May 25 '15 11:43

More than half of Dutch voters think that State Secretary Martin van Rijn of Public Health should resign because of the chaos surrounding the personal payments. This is according to the latest poll by Maurice de Hond.

Apr 29 '15 11:36

State Secretary Martin van Rijn of Public Health has admitted that the introduction of the new system for personal budgets has "not gone well" in a letter sent to the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament, on Tuesday.

Apr 21 '15 11:20

The Social Insurance Bank, the institution executing the new personal budget, sent a secret letter warning of possible problems with payments to the Ministry of Health last summer, AD reports.

Nov 26 '13 15:26

The number of people applying for an exemption of their insurances, increased last year by 14 percent. An exemption relieves people from mandatory insurances.

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