Swedish social insurance officers' experiences of difficulties in assessing applications for disability pensions – an interview study

@article{Ydreborg2007SwedishSI,
  title={Swedish social insurance officers' experiences of difficulties in assessing applications for disability pensions – an interview study},
  author={Berit A-M Ydreborg and Kerstin Ekberg and Kerstin Nilsson},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={128 - 128}
}
BACKGROUND In this study the focus is on social insurance officers judging applications for disability pensions. The number of applications for disability pension increased during the late 1990s, which has resulted in an increasing number of disability pensions in Sweden. A more restrictive attitude towards the clients has however evolved, as societal costs have increased and governmental guidelines now focus on reducing costs. As a consequence, the quantitative and qualitative demands on… CONTINUE READING
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