An employee with Covid-19 is paid more than VND 1.5 million by social insurance
At a meeting to provide periodic information on social insurance and health insurance policies of Vietnam Social Insurance on the afternoon of April 28, a representative of Vietnam Social Insurance said that in the first quarter of 2022, the Vietnam Social Insurance industry has handled 648,012 turns of people. enjoy sickness benefits due to illness Covid-19 with an amount of more than 987 billion VND, accounting for nearly 50% of the total payment for sickness benefits.
The number of people receiving sick benefits in the first quarter of 2022 increased by 124%, the payment amount increased by nearly 300% over the same period in 2021; the average benefit per person who is sick due to Covid-19 is more than 1.5 million dong; average benefit period is 8.5 days.
The average benefit for an employee who is sick due to Covid-19 is more than 1.5 million VND- Illustration
Currently, Vietnam Social Security is receiving documents to handle sickness benefits for people with Covid-19 in accordance with the provisions of Circular No. 56/2017/TT-BYT dated December 29, 2017 of the Ministry of Health.
Regarding solving problems in the application for social insurance benefits for employees with Covid-19 who are treated at home, on March 2, the Ministry of Health submitted a report to the Prime Minister No. 279/TTr-BYT on the settlement. issue certificates of leave to enjoy social insurance for employees who have Covid-19 and are being considered and handled by competent authorities.
719/BHXH/CSXH dated March 23, directing the directors of local social insurance agencies to arrange human resources, prepare all conditions for funding, reform administrative procedures, apply information technology to receive, timely, accurately and fully settle benefits for employees infected with Covid-19 who have complete dossiers as prescribed in Clauses 1 and 2, Article 100 of the Law on Social Insurance 2014; Clauses 1 and 2, Article 21 of Circular No. 56/2017/TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health.
In the near future, when the competent authorities issue new regulations on dossiers as a basis for settling sickness benefits for employees infected with Covid-19, the social insurance agency will immediately organize the receipt and release of documents. decide the sickness regime for employees according to this new regulation.
In order for the implementation to be effective, Vietnam Social Security requested the news agencies and the press to strengthen propaganda to encourage employees to receive social insurance benefits directly through employees’ personal accounts. actions to make policy settlement and benefits transparent, quick and convenient.
According to Vietnam Social Insurance in the first quarter of 2022, the entire social insurance industry has fully and promptly resolved social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance benefits for: Over 2 million people enjoying sickness benefits, an increase of 10.3% compared with the same period in 2021; over 308,000 turns of people enjoying the maternity regime; nearly 199,000 new beneficiaries of unemployment insurance regimes; nearly 27.8 million turns of people getting medical examination and treatment with health insurance;…
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