blue-check From June 1st, 2021: It is allowable using electronic health insurance card on the VssID for medical examination and treatment

Official letter No. 1493/BHXH-CSYT dated May 31st, 2021 of Vietnam Social Security (VSS) regarding the use of the image of health insurance card on the VssID application for medical examination and treatment covered by health insurance
Posted: 1/6/2021 9:15:51 AM | Latest updated: 22/7/2021 1:45:28 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5217 | Vietlaw: 518

Recognizing the convenience of the VssID application after a pilot period, the VSS requests medical facilities nationwide to deploy the use health insurance cards on the VssID application instead of using the paper ones from June 1st, 2021.

According to the VSS’ opinions, the use of electronic health insurance cards brings convenience to health insurance participants and still ensures information confidentiality and safety of users and limits the abuse and exploitation of health insurance funds.

Ms Phuong Thao (
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