The above notice was given by the Vietnam Social Security in Official Dispatch No. 1126 / BHXH-CSYT and Official Dispatch No. 1135 / BHXH-TCKT dated April 29, 20201 on the coordination to ensure the best health care benefits for participants of health insurance. as well as payment of pension and social insurance benefits in May and June 2021.
Accordingly, the Vietnam Social Security asked the local social insurance to thoroughly, fully and promptly implement the guiding documents and guidance of the Government, the Prime Minister, the Steering Committee for epidemic prevention at all levels. Ministry of Health, Vietnam Social Insurance and local authorities and committees on disease prevention and control; increased vigilance against disease risks; uphold the responsibility of the head of the agency or unit; continue to drastically, synchronously and effectively implement epidemic prevention and control measures.
In addition, to drastically, synchronously and effectively implement the proposed epidemic prevention measures, especially to comply with the 5K request of the Ministry of Health, not to let the epidemic spread among the community, Vietnam Social Security. proposing the social insurance of provinces and cities to coordinate and agree with the health care facilities of health insurance to organize the prescribing and dispensing of outpatient medicines for chronic diseases with a longer time period for all subjects (evening 3 months); Test for SARS-CovV-2 for the patient under the guidance in Official Letter No. 5268 / BYT-KCB dated October 1, 2020 of the Ministry of Health for early detection and thorough isolation prevention; Guide referrals, re-examination appointments suitable to the local epidemic situation, ensuring convenience for insured patients and safety in disease prevention.
In the context of an epidemic Covid-19 with potential risk of resurgence, in addition to timely implementation of measures to ensure medical benefits for the insured, the Vietnamese Social Security also requires payment of pensions. , May and June 2021 social insurance benefits in the same payment period of May to beneficiaries (finished before May 20, 2021).
According to the Vietnam Social Security, at present, the whole country has about 3.2 million people enjoying pensions, regular social insurance benefits and more than 200,000 people enjoying one-time social insurance and unemployment benefits / month. In order to best ensure the interests of beneficiaries of social insurance benefits, Vietnam Social Insurance instructs the provincial social insurance authorities to coordinate with the provincial Post Office to develop payment plans in May, June 2021 in the same payment period suitable for each in the area, avoiding crowds of people to ensure safety for beneficiaries in accordance with the direction of the Prime Minister.
At the payment points, the Vietnam Social Security recommends preparing masks and disinfecting for free; require staff to pay, the beneficiary must strictly comply with the 5K requirement of the Ministry of Health, especially to comply with wearing a mask, disinfect … in accordance with regulations. At the same time, to encourage beneficiaries to receive social insurance and unemployment insurance benefits through personal accounts to help people save time, reduce costs and ensure safety in the Covid-19 epidemic which is tending to evolve. complex.
The series of flexible and timely solutions mentioned above by Vietnam Social Security, while the Covid-19 epidemic is in a complicated trend, has shown the political determination of the whole Industry in working together with all levels. , the Covid-19 epidemic prevention sectors, proactively propose solutions to better secure the interests of people participating in social insurance and health insurance.
Le Kim Lien