Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam urges for 90% health insurance coverage by 2020

(VOVworld) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said social security policies are the measurement for the development of a country.

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam urges for 90% health insurance coverage by 2020 - ảnh 1
Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam at a conference on the development of health insurance until 2020 in Hanoi on June 29. (Credit: VGP)

Addressing a working session in Hanoi on Monday with the Vietnam Social Insurance, Mr. Dam urged the sector, ministries, and agencies involved to work closely to reach the target of 90% health insurance coverage by 2020.
He asked the Vietnam Social Insurance to work with the Health Ministry to improve the quality of medical check-up and treatment and intensify administrative procedure reform to persuade more people to take social insurance.
Mr. Dam asked the sector to think up solutions to get more than 2 million workers under short-term contracts to be covered by social insurance.

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