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Vietnam Social Insurance

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).

Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees

Health

Some HCM City-based hospitals to increase fees

Public hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City which do not receive local funds for regular expenditures will increase fees for non-insured patients by 30 percent from August 1, according to the city’s Department of Health.

Insurance profiteering a plague

Health

Insurance profiteering a plague

Health insurance profiteering is still common in private hospitals and health clinics, with medicine improperly prescribed and purchased, leading to an imbalance of the health care fund.