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Developing sustainable health insurance

By June 2016, about 89.6% of the country’s population had joined the health insurance; exceeding the target assigned by the Prime Minister in Decision No.1167/QD-TTg (health insurance covers 88.1% of Vietnam population by 2019). Notably, many countries with social and economic conditions similar to Vietnam, ...

Health insurance - a lifebuoy for patients

The public health insurance fund paid more than half a million US dollars for treatment of just a single patient over three years. The payment marked a record amount that public health insurance fund has ever covered for an individual’s medical treatment since the early 1990s ...

Health insurance card holders reach 82.7 million

The number of health insurance card holders in Vietnam reached 82.7 million as of February 28, 2019, according to the Vietnam Social Security. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

HIV carriers registered with health insurance reach 89 percent

As many as 89 percent of HIV/AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral drug (ARV) treatment in Vietnam have signed up for health insurance cards so far, with the figure expected to exceed 90 percent by the end of this year. Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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

Health insurance ensures long-term treatment for HIV patients

Vietnam has expanded health insurance coverage among HIV patients taking ARV treatment to 83.4 percent at present from 50 percent in 2016, helping ensure that they can maintain long-term treatment in the context of decreasing international financial support for the field.Keep reading ...

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

Ministry expects all HIV patients covered by health insurance

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been advised to amend some regulations so as to have 100 percent of people living with HIV covered by health insurance by 2020.Keep reading ...

VNA 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

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