There will be more subjects who will receive 100% of health insurance costs
Voters of Tien Giang province asked the competent authority to consider amending the Law on Health Insurance in the direction of allowing citizens to benefit from the policy according to Decision 49/2015/QD-TTg and Decision 62/2011/ QD-TTg enjoys 100% health insurance benefits instead of 80% as at present. The fact that most of these subjects have a difficult life.
Regarding this issue, the Ministry of Health replied to voters in Tien Giang province as follows:
According to Clause 5, Article 3 of Decree No. 146/2018/ND-CP, youth volunteers; Police officers and soldiers, citizens of the public sector, etc. have been entitled to benefits as prescribed in legal documents, purchased by the state budget, and paid for by the Health Insurance Fund when going for medical examination and treatment, 80% of medical examination and treatment costs are covered by the Health Insurance Fund within the scope of benefits.
The Ministry of Health has coordinated with the Ministry of Finance and related ministries and branches to develop and submit to the Government a draft Decree amending and supplementing Decree No. 146/2018/ND-CP dated October 17, 2018 of the Government detailing and guiding measures to implement a number of articles of the Law on Health Insurance, in which, there is a proposal to increase the health insurance benefits from 80% to 100% of the subjects specified in Clause 5, Article 3 of Decree No. 146/2018/ND-CP. Currently, the Ministry of Health is coordinating with the Ministry of Finance to complete the draft Decree.
According to Chinhphu.vn (Government Newspaper)
By: According to Chinhphu.vn (Government Newspaper)/ Translator: LeAnh-Bizic
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