Definition: Supplementary scheme

ESSPROS Manual

Supplementary schemes are social protection schemes that:

- top up cash benefits granted by the basic scheme, or;
- extend the coverage of the basic scheme, or;
- replace the basic scheme where conditions for entitlement to the basic scheme are not fulfilled.

This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual
Source:
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011
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