According to the representative of Vietnam Social Insurance, in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic continuing complicated developments, in 2021, this agency continued to direct and urge the social insurance agencies of provinces and cities to work closely with the departments and branches and to take advantage of the leadership and direction of the Party committees and local authorities in organizing the implementation of the development targets for people participating in social insurance and health insurance; to intensify the implementation of unexpected specialized inspections of enterprises with closed or delayed payment; actively reviewing and comparing data provided by tax authorities; Review signing contracts with agents, stopping deployment for collection points that do not meet the conditions on facilities, capacity of agent staff …
Up to now, the country has nearly 40 million turns of people providing medical examination and treatment with health insurance
Vietnam Social Security also assigns targets to the social insurance agencies of provinces and cities to mobilize and encourage the recipients of social insurance benefits and unemployment benefits through non-cash payment means; direct and guide the social insurance agencies of provinces and cities to review and promptly handle cases of receiving lump-sum social insurance benefits and unemployment benefits in contravention of regulations.
Along with that, the Vietnam Social Security continued to reduce the administrative procedures (administrative procedures) of the industry from 27 administrative procedures to 25 administrative procedures; integrating and providing additional level 4 public services of the industry on the National Public Service Portal; completing and adding new features and utilities for the application “VssID – Digital Social Insurance”; promote connection, exchange, and sharing of data with ministries, branches …
Thanks to timely actions and programs, the whole industry has achieved positive results in early 2021. According to the report of the Vietnam Social Security, due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic on production and business activities of Enterprises, the employment of the employees, make it difficult for the development of the participants in social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance. Accordingly, the sector’s participant development targets are reduced compared to the end of 2020.
Specifically, the number of people participating in social insurance is nearly 16 million people, reaching 32.4% of the workforce in the age group (of which: nearly 14.9 million people participate in compulsory social insurance, over 1.1 million people participate. voluntary social insurance premium, decreasing by 1.05% and 2.17% respectively compared to the end of 2020); Unemployment insurance is nearly 13.2 million people, reaching 26.7% of the workforce in the age group, down 1.15% compared to the end of 2020; Health insurance is nearly 87 million people, reaching a coverage rate of 88.9% of the population, down 1.24% compared to the end of 2020.
Although the target development targets have not been as expected, the targets of Vietnam Social Insurance still have growth compared to the same period in 2020. Notably, the revenues of social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance in the first 3 months of the year 2021, an increase of 10.06% compared to the target of the same period in 2020.
Besides, the number of people receiving new monthly social insurance benefits, sickness and maternity have decreased; The number of people applying for one-time social insurance benefits tends to increase, increasing by nearly 20.6% over the same period in 2020. The main reason is due to epidemics, employees quit their jobs, lost their jobs. full 12 months (of which, in some localities, the number of people applying for one-time social insurance benefits increased highly due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic such as Khanh Hoa, Da Nang, Quang Nam …).
In addition, up to now, the whole country has nearly 40 million medical examination and treatment (curative care) insured, an increase of more than 1.6 million people (12.05%) compared to the same period in 2020. Accordingly, the expenditure of health insurance is nearly 24,500 VND billion, an increase of nearly 15.6% over the same period in 2020.
Before the forecast of 2021, there will be many difficulties caused by the Covid-19 epidemic, so in order to fulfill the targets and tasks in the following months, the leaders of Vietnam Social Security determined to continue strengthening the direction of social insurance. localities continue to synchronously deploy groups of solutions to develop the participants; urge the collection and reduction of debts, not to incur debts of social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance payment in April and the following months. To coordinate with ministries and branches in implementing interdisciplinary inspection and examination programs and plans in 2021; conduct specialized inspection according to the plan approved by the Vietnam Social Security; Strengthen unexpected specialized inspection at units with signs of outstanding debt, abuse of social insurance and health insurance funds.
In addition, the social insurance industry will implement a practical and effective communication plan for social insurance and health insurance policies in 2021, focusing on direct propaganda; propagation suitable to the specific characteristics and characteristics of each target group and region; focus directly on the groups of objects capable of participating in voluntary social insurance, household health insurance; pay attention, continue to propagate and mobilize, call for sponsors, all levels of branches to coordinate in giving social insurance books and health insurance cards to people in need; promote propaganda, broadcast, guide and support units, businesses, employees, people to install and use the application VssID – digital social insurance …
At the same time, according to the representative of Vietnam Social Insurance, the whole industry must strictly manage the beneficiaries, renew the service method, and pay through public service organizations; promote non-cash payments under the direction of the Government; strictly manage the payment of short-term social insurance regimes, lump-sum subsidies and unemployment benefits; strengthen and proactively control measures to control medical costs of health insurance in health facilities.
Le Kim Lien