In this section, national initiatives which have been set up in Belgium can be found.
A project team for SIP Belgium started its work
How to integrate people with chronic pain into society by reintegration into work?
Dr. Saskia Decuman, ergotherapist and expert from the Belgium Institute for Public Sickness Insurance and Handicaps (RIZIV), has been convinced of the benefits to reintegrate people with chronic pain into work for a long time. It is now time for recommendations to be transposed into policy guidelines.
A core team representing multiple stakeholder groups including payer started their work. Main focus will be “reintegration of chronic pain patients into work”. First results have been published in a newspaper article.
The publication can be found here.
In May 2018 a core team representing multiple stakeholder groups including payers started their work on launching SIP Belgium.