87 businesses honoured for implementing social insurance policies Society

87 businesses honoured for implementing social insurance policies

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) held a ceremony in northern Ninh Binh province on October 31 to honour 87 businesses in 20 northern cities and provinces for their outstanding performance in implementing social and health insurance policies in the 2017-2021 period.
Over 37% of workforce join social insurance Society

Over 37% of workforce join social insurance

Over 17.08 million Vietnamese people, or 37.01% of the workforce, had joined social insurance by the end of September 2022, up 537,000 people compared to the end of 2021, according to Vice General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Le Hung Son.
Draft resolution aims to ensure drugs, medical equipment supplies   Health

Draft resolution aims to ensure drugs, medical equipment supplies

The Government Office on August 5 released a notice highlighting conclusions made by Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai and Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a meeting on building a Government draft resolution on ensuring medicine, medical equipment and payment of medical examination and treatment expenses covered by health insurance.
Healthcare system stumbles on weak foundation Health

Healthcare system stumbles on weak foundation

The situation during the COVID-19 outbreak showed that when the preventive medicine network collapsed, the heavy load fell on the treatment system. At some point, hospitals had to close and were unable to admit new patients as the grassroots preventative healthcare system could not withstand the heavy load.
Vietnam, US sign MoU on realising health insurance policies Society

Vietnam, US sign MoU on realising health insurance policies

A memorandum of understanding signed between the Vietnam Social Securities (VSS) and the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) is expected to contribute to the perfection and development of a sustainable, modern universal health insurance system in Vietnam.