The NIHDI is a public social security institution that manages and supervises the compulsory health care and benefits insurance in Belgium.
The main roles of the NIHDI is to:
* Organize and manage the health care insurance
* Organize and managing the benefits insurance
* Inform the health care providers about the rules of the compulsory insurance
* Supervise the correct application of the rules
The NIHDI consists of ± 1 400 staff members executing very diverse tasks: doctors, social inspectors, pharmacists, social workers, jurists, translators, computer scientists, actuaries, economists, nurses, technical workers, administrative staff, etc.