Efforts of the Ministry of Finance to restructure the Government bond market have turned the bonds into an important capital mobilisation channel for national economic development, stated Phan Thi Thu Hien, head of the ministry’s Finance-Banking Department.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Danish Embassy on August 21 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help the VSS improve its health insurance verification staff’s capacity in 2018 and 2019.
The Ministry of Health has reported that nearly one million Vietnamese people are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has reported that many hospitals have been found abusing the health insurance fund in the first six months of this year.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to actively and proactively direct monetary policy; closely combine with fiscal and macro-policies to control inflation; and prevent 'double' inflation caused by higher foreign exchange rates and global fuel prices.
The Ministry of Finance led the way in e-Government development in 2017, with more than 20 million requested records under online processing, according to a report on Vietnam’s e-Government development in 2017.
More than 81.5 million Vietnamese people, or nearly 87% of the population, were covered by health insurance by the end of June, according to the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).
Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.
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.
French experts in medicine and Vietnamese peers discussed ways to maximise the proper use of medicine in treatment and the effective management of health insurance budget at a conference in Hanoi on May 10.
Vietnam Social Security Fund (VSSF) will not go bust by 2025, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Social Security Dao Viet Anh has said.
Beginning on July 1, the Health Ministry and Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will adjust the prices of some health care services to better manage health insurance funds, said Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.
Experiences in maintaining sustainable social insurance amidst the aging population were shared by experts and managers at a workshop hosted by the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) in Hanoi on March 6.
The supply, price and use of herbal medicines will be tightened by strengthening policies on quality assessment at medical facilities, Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has stressed.
Although inpatient room costs have increased sharply, medical quality remains stagnant, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).
The Ministry of Health has issued a set of criteria to classify the quality of private hospitals and healthcare clinics across the country.
The national centralised bidding for 20 types of drugs covered by health insurance has helped save VND251.13 billion (US$10.9 million) on drugs, said Duong Tuan Duc, director of the Centre for Health Insurance Appraisal and Multi-level Payments in the North under Vietnam Social Security.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs will propose a new roadmap for calculating pensions for female workers to the National Assembly (NA).
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.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) hosted the first ever development partnership conference in Hanoi on November 30, drawing the participation of dozens of representatives of foreign donors.