Social security and veterans

Social security and veterans policy and administration

Hanoi strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

With a population of over 7.7 million people along with 17 industrial parks, more than 1,300 trade villages, 5.3 million motorbikes and nearly 560,000 cars, Hanoi is suffering from negative impacts caused by climate change.To gradually reduce greenhouse gas emissions, in December 2015, the capital ...

Health insurance covers 87.62 percent of Vietnam population

According to a report from the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), as of October 31, 2018, the number of health insurance card holders in the country reached 82.33 million or 87.62 percent of the population.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Health insurance coverage reaches 87.25 percent of population

Around 81.76 million people have joined health insurance as of the end of August, or 87.25 percent of the population, according to the Vietnam Social Security (VSS). Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Abuse of health insurance fund continues

Việt Nam Social Security (VSI) has reported that many hospitals have been found abusing the health insurance fund in the first six months of this year.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

81.7 percent of population covered by health insurance

Some 81.3 million people across Vietnam have been covered by health insurance by the end of May, up nearly 21 million people from 2012 or 35.6 percent and representing 81.7 percent of the population. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Worrying trend of people leaving social security scheme: official

An increasing number of Vietnamese people have opted to claim a lump-sum social security payment, withdrawing themselves from the national security system as authorities are striving for universal coverage.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

No new health insurance cards next year: VSI

No new health insurance cards will be issued from 2019, according to Việt Nam Social Insurance (VSI). Nguyễn Hoàng Phương, deputy director of the Information Technology Centre at VSI, said at a press conference on Wednesday that the VSI system would continue to update participants’ data without the ...

VNS Reporter

8,000 firms owe social insurance fees

More than 8,000 enterprises nationwide currently owe social insurance premiums totalling some VNĐ2 trillion (US$87 million). These debts are very difficult to retrieve, with some even impossible to get, according to Việt Nam Social Insurance (VSI).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Retiring age to rise in 2021

The retirement age in Việt Nam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.Keep reading  ...

VTV Reporter

Red tape denies thousands in Vietnam access to sponsored cancer medication

Thousands of Vietnamese cancer patients who rely on state-run health insurance for their medication may have to abandon their treatment because of a recent government decree barring drugs that lack the required papers from being imported into the country. Though the drugs are available commercially, they ...

Tuoi Tre News Reporter

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