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Name: Decree No. 58/1998/ND-CP promulgating the Medical Insurance Regulation.
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-08-13
Entry into force:
Published on: Cong Bao (English translation), 1998-10-20, No.29, pp. 3-9
ISN: VNM-1998-R-51010
Bibliography: Cong Bao (English translation), 1998-10-20, No.29, pp. 3-9
Foreign Investment Laws of Vietnam, pp. IV-777/IV-792
Abstract/Citation: Provides for compulsory medical insurance for all employees in state-owned enterprises, public offices, foreign investment enterprises, export-processing zones, private enterprises with 10 or more employees, and social assistance recipients. Sets forth amount of benefit for treatment and medical examination. The Medical Insurance scheme shall not cover sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, certain mental illnesses, and occupational diseases or injuries. Regulates rights of insurance participants, management and use of funds, voluntary participation in the scheme, and related matters. Repeals Decree 299/HDBT of 15 August 1992 and Decree 47-CP of 6 June 1994.
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