Health insurance to cover HIV-AIDS patients in HCMC

The People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City has approved to buy health insurance for people living with HIV/AIDS who don't have insurance.

Health insurance to cover HIV-AIDS patients in HCMC

Accordingly, city dwellers with permanent residency certificates, those who have lived in the city over six months and those without personal identification will be covered by the city’s health insurance scheme 2019.
Plus, these above-mentioned people are participating in the HIV treatment program in the city.
Additionally, city authorities will partially pay cost of AVR for HIV-infected people when they buy the drug at the medical clinic in Go Vap District, the medical center in Binh Chanh District, the medical center in Nha Be District, the Tropical Disease Hospital and Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital.

By THANH AN - Translated by ANH QUAN

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