The number of people joining voluntary social insurance and family health insurance rose strongly in the two first days of a national campaign to call on the community to engage in social and health insurance.
A month-long campaign was launched in Hanoi on May 23 to promote social insurance for all, with the launching ceremony broadcast live at 63 sites in cities and provinces.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a conference in Hanoi on February 15, during which 25 years’ worth of social and health insurance policies were reviewed, in addition to plans being made for the year ahead.
Vietnam has 85.39 million health insurance holders as of the end of 2019, accounting for 90 percent of the population, heard a recent conference.
Le Bach Hong, former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and former General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS), was sentenced to six years in prison by the Hanoi People’s Court on September 25.
Six defendants charged with “deliberately violating the State’s regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences” at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Agribank Financial Leasing Company No. 2 (ALC II) were brought to court on September 18.
More than 17 million schoolchildren and students nationwide have joined health insurance so far, accounting for 95.3 percent of the total, according to the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).
A delegation from the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) had a working session with officials of health and social development of South Africa in Pretoria on July 23, seeking to enhance relations between the two countries in these fields.
Good governance plays a central role in effectively providing social security services across the world, heard an international workshop held by the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) in Ho Chi Minh City on July 17.
A total of 280,084 people have received unemployment allowances so far this year, and more than 13,600 people were supported with vocational training.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) wants to cooperate with the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), helping the later improve its operation and boost sustainable development.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) aims to slash the social insurance debt ratio to below 1.7 percent this year in an effort to ensure benefits for social insurance and health insurance card holders, said VSS Deputy Director General Dao Viet Anh.
An estimated 64 percent of foreign workers in Vietnam have joined compulsory social insurance after the Government’s decree 143/2018/ND-CP regulating compulsory social insurance for foreign workers took effect.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) reported that the number of participants in health insurance has increased to 83.6 million, or 87.7 percent of the population.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) asked for assistance from the World Bank (WB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to its fund investment activities during a working session in Hanoi on November 13.
According to a report from the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), as of October 31, 2018, the number of health insurance card holders in the country reached 82.33 million or 87.62% of the population.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has been honoured for applying information technology in developing health insurance management, medical reviews and payment services by the ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA).
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will take over the rotating chairmanship of the ASEAN Social Security Association in the 2018-2019 term.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS)’s entry to the ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) has brought about important and practical benefits, improving Vietnam’s social and health insurance systems via acquiring experience and lessons on management and policy enforcement.
About 90% of social insurance funds are currently invested in government bonds (G-bonds), Dao Viet Anh, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), said at a seminar last week.