February 1, monthly payments will be indexed at 2.5%. This is stated in the press service of the Pension Fund.
FIU notes that this payment is given to more than 15.4 million Federal benefit recipients, “including the disabled, war veterans, citizens, exposed to radiation, Heroes of the Soviet Union and Russia, Heroes of Socialist Labour and of other citizens”.
The total cost for the payment of all monthly cash payments taking into account indexation planned in the budget of the FIU in the amount of 450.6 billion rubles.
In addition, 2.5% will be indexed and included in the monthly payments range of social services. Federal benefit recipients eligible to receive NSOs may choose to receive social services in kind or in cash. The legislation provides for the replacement of a set of social services with money completely or partially.
From 1 February 2018 the cost of a set of social services will be 1 075 rubles 19 copey per month, including: provision of essential medicines – 828 rubles 14 kopecks ;the granting of the permit on sanatorium treatment for prevention of major diseases – 128 rubles 11 kopecks; free travel on suburban railway transport, and interurban transport to the place of treatment and back – 118 rubles 94 kopecks.