The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been advised to amend some regulations so as to have 100% of people living with HIV covered by health insurance by 2020.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) collected 121.1 trillion VND (5.38 billion USD) in revenue as of late May, or 36.7 percent of the yearly plan, it announced during a press conference in Hanoi on May 30 on social and health insurance.
Vietnam will increase the number of communal health care centres in charge of preventing, managing and treating several non-contagious diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes in the next 12 months.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged the health sector to continue striving to care for people’s health as this is always among the top priorities in action programmes of the Party and the Government.
Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, heard a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on January 30.
VOV.VN - Nearly 1.5 million people in Dak Lak province have been covered by health insurance, accounting for more than 80% of the local population.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) must enhance inspections and join hands with relevant agencies to ensure transparency and prevent health insurance fraud, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a meeting with the VSS on January 4.
As many as 13.52 million people have joined compulsory social insurance by December 2017, up more than 1 million people over 2016, Vietnam Social Security (VSS) reported at a conference in Hanoi on December 26.
Private hospitals that have signed health-insurance contracts with the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will continue the contracts next year. However, private healthcare facilities must now have their classifications authorised by the Ministry of Health.
About 83% of Hanoi’s population has joined the health insurance scheme so far, the city’s Social security Agency announced at a conference to review its performance on November 8.
Vietnam Social Security (VSS) recorded some 13,100 patients undergoing check-ups more than 50 times, with the total cost of VND645 billion (US$28.3 million) paid by its health insurance fund, in the first 10 months of 2017.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong has signed a CPV Central Committee resolution on public health (Resolution 20) which sets a goal for 95% of the population to be covered by health insurance by 2025.
Each student who joins the medical insurance programme would be provided with a social insurance code which could be used for all their lives, according to a new regulation for medical insurance, social insurance and unemployment insurance.
Vietnam’s health insurance fund is forecast to struggle with an enormous deficit of more than VND10 trillion (US$434.8 million) this year, according to a newly released information from the Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI).
Quang Ninh authorities will sponsor households classified in the multidimensional poverty category to obtain health insurance, starting from January 1, 2018.
A new report reveals that widespread frauds by both healthcare institutions and patients have cost health insurance funds some VND3 trillion (US$132 million) in the first four months of the year.
Increasing health insurance coverage among people is an important solution that helps build a democratic, equal, prosperous and happy society, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Nguyen Thi Lua, 54, a homemaker in Hanoi, was detected with leukaemia at Saint Paul Hospital where she had registered for a check-up, funded by health insurance.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has carried out a lot of measures to protect and care for children affected by HIV/AIDS.
More than 6.5 million time-people in HCM City received medical check-ups and treatment using health insurance in the first half of 2017, reported the city’s Social Insurance Agency on June 21.