Phnom Penh—Mr. Meng Hong, Deputy Director of the National Social Security Fund and Representative of H.E. Ouk Samvithyea, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director of the National Social Security Fund, 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 National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection to hand out 794 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 certified that since 2008 till now NSSF has extend its coverage nationwide by registering 1,359 civil servants and contract officials—223 civil servants and 1,136 contract officials.
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 794 membership cards to leaders, civil servants, and contract officials of the Ministry of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection to be held in the meeting hall of the ministry concerned and presided over by H.E. Dr. Chab Sotharith, Secretary of State and Representative of H.E. Men Som An, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, and joined by leaders and officials who represent their institutions and organizations of the ministry concerned amounted to approximately 100 participants to be held on Thursday morning of 13 December 2018.