Việt Nam nearing goal of universal health insurance

Fifteen years following the Party Central Committee Secretariat’s Directive No. 38-CT/TW on promoting health insurance in the new situation, the implementation of the health insurance policy for the 2009-24 period has gained many achievements, with the goal of universal health insurance likely to be reached. Maintaining the pace of health insurance growth amid people’s difficult living conditions has once again affirmed the steadfastness and determination of the political system in general and the social insurance sector in particular in effectively implementing the universal health insurance roadmap.

With the consistent viewpoint of taking people and businesses as the subject and centre of service, the Việt Nam Social Security (VSS) always strives to ensure full, timely and legitimate benefits for participants. The number of health insurance card holders going for medical examination and treatment increases rapidly year after year.

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