Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop Health

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

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.
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.
MoH to improve quality of grassroots health establishments Health

MoH to improve quality of grassroots health establishments

Officials from the Ministry of Health (MoH) is conducting field trips to 29 health stations in 10 provinces and cities’ communes and wards to survey activities, facilities, personnel and finance in an aim to improve the quality of health care services for local residents.
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.
Healthcare costs to be standardised Health

Healthcare costs to be standardised

Examination and treatment costs at hospitals ranked the same in terms of facility quality and services provided will be standardised, under a joint circular soon to be released by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance.
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Transfers may help hospital crowding

Reducing hospital overcrowding, tightening hospital transfers and managing health insurance funds were among the topics discussed at a question-and-answer session of the National Assembly on April 17.
Transfers may help hospital crowding Health

Transfers may help hospital crowding

Reducing hospital overcrowding, tightening hospital transfers and managing health insurance funds were among the topics discussed at a question-and-answer session of the National Assembly on April 17.