According to the Vietnam Social Security Administration, due to the Covid-19 epidemic reappear in the community and rapidly evolve in a short time, in some provinces and cities, to best ensure the interests of pensioners and social insurance benefits. , UI is fully, promptly and ensured safety, epidemic prevention and control in accordance with the direction of the Government, the Prime Minister, and the Vietnam Social Insurance recommends Vietnam Post Corporation and the Social Insurance Agency of 13 provinces and cities. : Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Gia Lai, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Hoa Binh, Ha Giang, Dien Bien, Binh Duong, Hung Yen make pension and benefits payment. to issue social insurance in March – April 2021 in the same period.
Department of Social Insurance of Hung Yen province
The Vietnam Social Insurance Agency requests the provincial or municipal social insurance agency to coordinate with the provincial post office in proposing and reporting to the People’s Committee of the province, city, and Covid-19 Steering Committee for epidemic prevention and control the plan of pension payment Social insurance and unemployment insurance in March and April 2021 in the same payment period; propose measures to prevent epidemics at the payment points and the time of payment while continuing to implement COVID-19 epidemic prevention measures suitable for each locality to avoid crowded people; strictly comply with the requirement of 5K (Mask – Disinfection – Distance – Not concentration – Medical declaration), ensuring the safety of beneficiaries in accordance with the Prime Minister’s Directive.
Particularly in areas with epidemic outbreaks and blocked, work out plans to organize payments at home for beneficiaries.
Vietnam Social Security shall direct local branches and levels to coordinate and create favorable conditions for the payment and ensure beneficiaries’ safety; communicating on the mass media about the plan for payment of pensions and social insurance benefits during the period of the implementation of COVID-19 epidemic prevention measures under the direction of the Government and the Prime Minister.
Propagating and announcing changes in payment method, time of payment and place of payment so that beneficiaries know, implement and require beneficiaries of payment point to wear masks, disinfect to ensure safety for beneficiaries.
Strengthen and encourage beneficiaries to receive social insurance and unemployment insurance benefits through their personal accounts according to Decision No. 241 / QD-TTg dated February 23, 2018 of the Prime Minister on approving the scheme to promote payment via banks for public services such as taxes, electricity, water, tuition, hospital fees and payment of social security programs.
In addition, in order to strictly implement measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic, at all payment points, the Vietnam Post Corporation instructs the Post Offices of the 13 above-mentioned provinces and cities to spray and disinfect first. and during the payment by the post office; require postal staff and beneficiaries to wear masks during the payment process; equipped with antiseptic hand sanitizers and masks at all points of payment; increase payers, arrange more payment desks to reduce waiting time of beneficiaries, not to over-focus the number of people according to Directive No. 05 / CT-TTg, Notice No. 28 / TB-VPCP.
To ensure the safety of the beneficiary, the payee must strictly comply with the medical declaration and Covid-19 epidemic prevention measures according to the instructions.
According to the Vietnam Social Insurance Agency, before the Covid-19 epidemic still happened complicatedly in some localities, closely followed the situation and the directions and administration of the Government and the Prime Minister on prevention and control. With the translation of Covid-19, the Vietnam Social Security has promptly given flexible directions to effectively realize the dual goal, both preventing epidemics and well performing the political tasks of the Sector, in which the Timely, appropriate, safe, and safe social insurance and health insurance, ensuring the interests of participants are always given top priority by the Industry.
It is known that in 2020, during the Covid-19 epidemic, in order to create favorable conditions for beneficiaries of social insurance and health insurance policies, the Vietnamese social insurance industry has also flexibly implemented many solutions to ensure optimum. benefits for participants such as: monthly pension, social insurance benefits at home, two-month gross payment in the same payment period; providing health insurance drugs for people suffering from chronic diseases; ensure the timely payment of the unemployment allowance regime; to suspend contributions to the retirement and survivorship allowance fund for enterprises facing difficulties due to epidemics according to the Prime Minister’s Directive.
Le Kim LIen