Directorate General of Planning for the Social Security

|C/ Jorge Juan, 59 - 28001 - MADRID.

Telephone: 91 363 29 00.

Fax: 91 363 29 65.

What is the General Directorate of Social Security Organisation?

The General Directorate of Social Security Organisation (DGOSS) is a management body subordinate to the Secretary of State for Social Security, which is responsible for, among other things, carrying out the legal, economic and financial organisation of the Social Security, planning and drafting of economic-financial and demographic studies, drawing up preliminary draft Social Security budgets, economic and budgetary oversight of the Managing Bodies and Common Services, and the knowledge and evaluation of the management and economic-financial situation of the Mutual Societies for Work-Related Injuries and Occupational Diseases.

What are its duties?

  • Carrying out the economic and financial duties of the Social Security for which the Ministry of Employment and Social Security is responsible and planning and conducting any economic, financial and demographic studies that are required.
  • Creating financial forecasts for the decisions that affect the financing and expenditure of the Social Security.
  • Designing, implementing and maintaining the statistical system for the Social Security, independently of the powers assigned to the General Auditing Department of the Social Security in the area of statistics and accounting.
  • Drawing up the draft bill for the Social Security budgets, in accordance with the Government's social protection policy, and coordinating with other departments on Social Security budget issues.
  • Tracking the financial and budgetary order of the Managing Bodies, Common Services and entities that cooperate with the Social Security.
  • Processing budgetary changes to do with the Managing Bodies, Common Services and Work-Related Accident and Occupational Disease Mutual Societies of the Social Security.
  • Having knowledge of the financial statements of the Mutual Societies for Work-Related Injuries and Occupational Diseases of the Social Security, and thus having knowledge of their economic and financial situation at all times.
  • Having knowledge and assessing the management and the economic and financial situation of the Mutual Societies for Work-Related Injuries and Occupational Diseases of the Social Security and of the Associated Centres and Organisations, drawing up the pertinent initiatives and proposals or adopting the legally appropriate measures in the event of shortfalls or imbalances
  • Coordinating and overseeing the management of the Work-Related Accident and Occupational Disease Mutual Societies of the Social Security and cooperating companies.
  • Organising occupational risk prevention paid for by Social Security contributions.
  • Drawing up the financial and economic reports and the management reports for the Mutual Societies for Work-Related Injuries and Occupational Diseases and of the reports for the Collaborating Bodies taking part in Social Security management.
  • Carrying out the duties of legal organisation of the Social Security system and creating and interpreting the regulations and decisions that affect this system.
  • Drawing up, processing and, if appropriate, making decisions on proposals for sanctions arising from Social Security related infractions.
    Coordinating actions and drawing up proposals with a view to integrating contingencies and benefits covered by Substitute Organisations or excluded with regard to certain groups into the Social Security.
  • Monitoring and drawing up regulatory proposals with regard to contingencies and benefits covered by Substitute Organisations.
  • Taking part in international activities, both in social protection work groups and in drawing up reports that are required by the various international organisations or that stem from Spain's belonging to these organisations, independently of the powers of the General Technical Secretary in this area.
  • Receiving and analysing documentation on occupational diseases and their statistical use. Administering the CEPROSS system (Reporting Occupational Diseases of the Social Security), the database of occupational contingencies and the PANOTRATSS system (Non-Traumatic Diseases Caused by Work-Related Injuries of the Social Security).
  • Managing and monitoring the FIPROS programme (Promotion of Social Protection Research).
    Preparing, Publishing and Distributing the Continuous Work History Sample.
  • Managing the system for reducing contributions for occupational contingencies for companies who have made a particular contribution to the prevention and reduction of the occupational accident rate.
  • Evaluating the financial management of the Work-Related Accident and Occupational Disease Mutual Societies of the Social Security and cooperating companies.
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