The Neuchâtel AI draws a positive assessment

The Neuchâtel AI draws a positive assessment
The Neuchâtel AI draws a positive assessment

A positive 2023 outcome for Neuchâtel AI. In its activity report on last year presented Tuesday in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the Disability Insurance Office is delighted with its early detection and intervention system for young people with health problems. , which “bears fruit”. A pilot phase was carried out between 2022 and 2023 in three secondary I colleges and was extended last school year to all schools in the canton. This made it possible to screen 54 young people and stabilized the 5,043 placement requests, which increased by 407 in one year.

The Office granted 761 pensions last year, which represents a decrease of 41 compared to 2022, according to the press release. The Neuchâtel level nevertheless remains high compared to the national level. As of December 31, 2023, 5,897 people benefited from AI pensions and this enabled 550 people to maintain or return to work. The total amount of investments by the AI ​​NE Office amounted to 64.7 million francs, or 4.2 million more than the previous year. Added to this are the daily allowances paid by the AI, which amount to nearly 23 million francs.

The first mission of the “autonomous establishment under public law financed by federal funds” is to promote the autonomy of insured persons. To do this, the Office ensures that the sick or injured person remains employed, uses rehabilitation measures to reintegrate them or pays them a disability pension if they are unable to return to work. /comm-fba


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