Eastern Insurance District

The Eastern Insurance District is responsible for handling claims for benefit in an area consisting of the following municipalities.

Phone service

Individual customers are served by Kela's service numbers, employers by the service number for employers and Kela's partners by the service number for governmental organisations.

Director of the Eastern Insurance District

Kimmo Ruuskanen
firstname.surname@kela.fi

Koulukatu 24, 80100 Joensuu
PL 70, 70056 KELA
Fax 020 63 41599

Claims determination centres:

Centre for Income Security Benefits:
Tiina Ahponen, Head of Centre

Centre for Pensions, Family Benefits and Student Financial Aid:
Eija Aarnio, Head of Centre

Centre for Benefits Supporting Work Capacity and Functioning:
Janne Nissinen, Head of Centre

Centre for Medical Care Benefits:
Sam Korhonen, Head of Centre

Medical Advisory Centre:
Jyrki Elo, Chief Medical Advisor

Document Scanning Centre:
Head of Centre: Sam Korhonen

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