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Occupational Health Care Forum

In its capacity as a liaison and expert body, the Occupational Health Care Forum has the following responsibilities, among others:

  • developing reimbursement practices within the occupational health care system
  • reviewing questions relating to the reimbursement of occupational health care costs
  • monitoring developments in reimbursement practices and in the occupational healthcare sector.

The current term of the forum runs from 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2027.

Chairperson
Reija Jääskeläinen, Head of Centre, Kela

Deputy chairperson
Kirsi Airinen, Head of Section, Kela

Secretary
Nina Jaakkola, Planning Specialist, Kela

Members

Member: Anu Tuovinen, Senior Advisor, Akava - Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland
Deputy member: Miia Kannisto, Senior Advisor, Akava - Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland

Member: Auli Rytivaara, Chief Medical Officer, Confederation of Finnish Industries
Deputy member: Antti Tanskanen, Senior Adviser, Confederation of Finnish Industries

Member: Tuula Kock, Hyvinvointialueyhtiö Hyvil Oy
Deputy member: Sari Raassina, Hyvinvointialueyhtiö Hyvil Oy

Member: Minna Salli, Work Environment Specialist, KT Local Government Employers
Deputy member: Anna Kukka, KT Local Government Employers

Member: Aino Launto-Tiuttu, Regional Manager Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)
Deputy member: Kari Aikio, Regional Manager, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Member: Arja Peltomäki-Vastamaa, The Farmers' Social Insurance Institution Mela
Deputy member: Pirjo Saari, The Farmers' Social Insurance Institution Mela

Member: Kimmo Tarvainen, Ministerial Counsellor, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Deputy member: Lisbeth Forsman-Grönholm, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Member: Riitta Työläjärvi, Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy, The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)
Deputy member: Anne Mironen, Adviser for Health, Safety and Equality at Work, The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)

Member: Merja Blomqvist, Occupational Therapist, Finnish Association of Physiotherapists
Deputy member: Katariina Mikkola, Occupational Therapist, Finnish Association of Physiotherapists

Member: Terhi Kalliokoski, Finnish Psychological Association
Deputy member: Sanna Selinheimo, Finnish Psychological Association

Member: Niina Meronen, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Nurses
Deputy member: Niina Nissi, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Member: Marko Luhtala, Occupational Health Physician, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Physicians
Deputy member: Katri Oksanen, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Physicians

Member: Harri Hellsten, Head of Labour Market Affairs, Federation of Finnish Enterprises
Deputy member: Albert Mäkelä, Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Member: Ida Nummelin, Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK
Deputy member: Heli Kannisto, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

Member: Tuula Metsä, Chief Medical Officer, Finnish Pension Alliance Tela

Member: Eva Helaskoski, Director, Chief Medical Officer, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Deputy member: Satu Soini, Chief Medical Officer, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Member: Head of Section, Chief Medical Officer Riitta Luoto Information and Communications Unit, Kela
Deputy member: Timo Hujanen, Planning Specialist, Information and Communications Unit, Kela

Member: Paula Melart, Medical Advisor, Insurance Medicine Unit, Kela
Deputy member: Johanna Repo, Medical Advisor, Insurance Medicine Unit, Kela

Last modified 21/2/2024

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