Acting Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan has released a written response to voters’ questions on many issues, including wages and allowances for medical workers and health insurance.
In the last 11 years of his hemophilia treatment, Phan Huu Nghiem experienced 26 surgeries. His medical file has at least 65 medical records.
Vietnamese people are paying up to 43% of total medical expenses, two times higher than recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to Dr. Le Van Kham, Director of the Department of Health Insurance, Ministry of Health.
Brookings Institution, a non-profit public policy organisation based in Washington DC, has run an article highlighting Vietnam’s impressive progress in universal health coverage (UHC) over the past decade.
Tran Dinh Lieu, Deputy General Director of Vietnam Social Security talks to the media revealing that almost 100 per cent of pupils and students have coverage under the National Health Insurance Fund.
Experts discussed payments for remote health examination and treatment with health insurance during a conference held by the Ministry of Health on June 1 in Hanoi.
Vietnam has 85.39 million health insurance holders as of the end of 2019, accounting for 90 percent of the population, heard a recent conference.
Despite the number of people covered by health insurance rising in Vietnam, the abuse of health services and the health insurance fund is still a challenge for the country.
Vietnam remains among Top 4 most optimistic countries globally, according to latest "Global Consumer Confidence" Survey.
Vietnam has made progress in its plan to increase health insurance coverage with some 90 per cent of the country’s population participating in the scheme by the end of May, said Pham Luong Son, deputy director of Vietnam Social Security.
More than 10 million people were yet to be covered by health insurance as of May 2019, it was reported at an online discussion on sustainable development of health insurance held by the Government portal on June 25.
Vietnam's health insurance fund started covering HIV patients for anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs in March this year after international donors ended their sponsorship.