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 2020 to 31 December 2023.

Chairperson
Reija Jääskeläinen, Head of Centre of Expertise, Kela

Deputy chairperson
Kirsi Airinen, Head of Section, Kela

Secretary
Nina Jaakkola, Planning Specialist, Kela

Occupational Health Care Forum

Member

Deputy member

Anu Tuovinen, Senior Advisor, Akava - Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland

Miia Kannisto, Senior Advisor, Akava - Confederation of Unions for Professional and Managerial Staff in Finland

Auli Rytivaara, Chief Medical Officer, Confederation of Finnish Industries

Antti Tanskanen, Senior Adviser, Confederation of Finnish Industries

Anna Kukka, Work Environment Specialist, KT Local Government Employers

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Marja Tallavaara, Specialist, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK)

Kari Aikio, Regional Manager, Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK).

Kristiina Mukala, Ministerial Counsellor, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

 

Kari Haring, Medical Adviser, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions

Anne Mironen, Adviser for Health, Safety and Equality at Work, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions

Merja Blomqvist, Occupational Therapist, Finnish Association of Physiotherapists

Hanna Nummila, Occupational Therapist, Finnish Association of Physiotherapists

Heli Hannonen, Occupational Health Psychologist, Finnish Psychological Association

Sanna Selinheimo, Occupational Health Psychologist, Finnish Psychological Association

Pilvi Österman, Chairperson

Marja Alanne, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Nurses

Johanna Larkio, Chief Occupational Health Physician, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Physicians

Anniina Anttila, Occupational Health Physician, Finnish Association of Occupational Health Physicians

Harri Hellsten, Head of Labour Market Affairs, Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Albert Mäkelä, Legal Counsel, Federation of Finnish Enterprises

Riitta Työläjärvi, Senior Adviser, Social and Health Policy, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

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Liisamari Krüger, Chief Medical Officer, Finnish Pension Alliance Tela

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Eva Helaskoski, Director, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Satu Soini, Chief Medical Officer, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Timo Hujanen, Planning Specialist, Information and Communications Unit, Kela

 

Paula Melart, Medical Advisor, Insurance Medicine Unit, Kela