Phnom Penh—H.E. Meng Hong, Deputy Director of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and Representative of H.E. Ouk Samvithyea, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director of the National Social Security Fund said that NSSF, so far, has collaborated with some ministries to distribute the NSSF membership card to civil servants and contract officials; and on 14 January 2019, NSSF collaborated with the Ministry of Tourism to hand out 1,111 cards to civil servants and contract officials of the ministry concerned in order to allow them to access medical care services in the health facilities signed the agreement with NSSF.
He recalled 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 20,727 cases/times. H.E. Tit Chantha, Minister of Tourism, evaluated that the NSSF membership card is a good achievement of the Royal Government of Cambodia to serve as the benefits of public employees and workers.