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Audit Process efficiency in the handling of recourse claims - Federal Social Insurance Office

In Switzerland, there is a standard procedure for social insurance funds to claim damages from the party liable in the event of disability or death. Old-age and survivors' insurance (AHV) and disability insurance (IV) recourse claims against liable third parties are handled by eight regional recourse services, Suva and the Federal Social Insurance Office (FSIO), with the cooperation of the compensation funds and the IV offices.

Audit number: 21401

Audit AHV/IV pensions paid out abroad - Central Compensation Office

The Central Compensation Office (CCO) is the Confederation's implementing body for first-pillar social security. Its supervisory authority is the Federal Social Insurance Office. The CCO is responsible for paying out old-age and survivors' insurance (AHV) and disability insurance pensions to people living abroad: nearly one million pensioners and more than CHF 7 billion a year (17% of the total AHV and disability insurance pensions paid out in Switzerland).

Audit number: 20419

Follow-up audit Implementation of key recommendations - Unemployment Insurance Compensation Fund

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) conducted a follow-up audit of the implementation of key recommendations at the Unemployment Insurance (ALV) Compensation Office, which is part of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The recommendations were made in two SFAO audits published in 2015 and 2017 on labour market measures. These include unemployment insurance benefits of around CHF 600 million per year. The first of these audits concerned the temporary employment programmes and occupational traineeships at the Unemployment Insurance Compensation Office, the second the monitoring of the labour market measures.

Audit number: 20001