Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance Health

Ministry of Health clarifies health insurance

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.
HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans Health

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to achieve universal health care coverage by 2020.
Health insurance fund in deficit Health

Health insurance fund in deficit

Vietnam’s health insurance fund is forecast to struggle with an enormous deficit of more than 10 trillion VND (434.8 million USD) this year, according to a newly released information from the Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI).
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Health insurance fails to attract poor

After 18 months since it officially came into effect, the Health Insurance Law has failed to attract people living near the poverty line and children under six years old.