Phnom Penh—H.E. Ouk Samvithyea, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), said that so far NSSF had collaborated with some ministries to distribute the NSSF membership cards to their civil servants and contract officials. Also, in today morning, NSSF collaborated with Ministry of Public Works and Transport to hand out more than 3,000 cards to civil servants and contract officials of the ministry for accessing health care services in the health facilities signed the agreement with NSSF.
He added that distributing the NSSF membership card to the civil servant and contract official still keeps on doing to the other ministries and institutions with which NSSF has not yet collaborated to distribute to their civil servants and contract officials.
Involved with the distribution of the NSSF membership card, he certified that since 2008 till now NSSF has extend its coverage nationwide by registering 1,473 civil servants and contract officials—223 civil servants and 1,250 contract officials.
Referring to Inter-Ministerial Prakas No. 291 LV/PrK, 25 July 2016, on Agreement on Health Service Consumption and Provision for Health Care between the National Social Security Fund and Health Facility, NSSF has signed the agreement with 1,335 health facilities (from health center to national hospital)—1,292 public health facilities and 43 private health facilities.
He added that through the proudly successful implementation of social security schemes for private sectors, so far the Royal Government trusts and authorizes NSSF as a unique operator with a view to administrate and manage social security schemes on Occupational Risk for Public Employees and on Health Care for Public Employees, Former Civil Servants, and Veterans as stipulated in Royal Kret No. NS/RKT/0217/078, dated 01 February 2017.
In early 2018, social security scheme on Health Care for Public Employees, Former Civil Servants, and Veterans has been launched by providing the following benefits:
- Medical care service
- Patient or victim referral service for emergency
- Corpse transportation
- Health prevention service.
Until now there are public employees, former civil servants, and veterans accessed medical care services amounted to 2,201 cases/times.
It highlights that the Head of Royal Government under the outstanding leadership of wisdom of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padie Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, always pays high attention to the welfare and livelihood of all public employees.
He mentioned the above-description in the event for distributing 3,339 membership cards to leaders, civil servants, and contract officials of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport amounted to approximately 170 participants to be held on Wednesday of 05 December 2018.