Thousands more appeal sick pay rejections by Social Insurance Agency

3:10 min
  • The number of appeals against sick pay decisions by the Social Insurance Agency have almost doubled over the last five years. 
  • Last year, almost 7,000 decisions concerning sickness benefits were appealed.
  • Therese Östlin, national coordinator in health insurance at the Swedish Social Insurance Agency, does not believe that there is a single explanation for the increase in the number of rejections and appeals.