Healthcare service prices to be adjusted Health

Healthcare service prices to be adjusted

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.
Prices of herbal medicines to be standardised Health

Prices of herbal medicines to be standardised

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.
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.
Health insurance abuse a common malaise Health

Health insurance abuse a common malaise

Vietnam Social Security recorded some 13,100 patients undergoing check-ups more than 50 times, with the total cost of 28.3 million USD paid by its health insurance fund, during January-October.
Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape Society

Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape

The social insurance sector has made significant improvement in administrative procedures reform after four years implementing the Government Resolution 19/ NQ-CP on improving the business environment, delegates told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28.