December 3, 2022

This Monday evening, the House of Representatives unanimously approved Bill No. 27.00 to amend and supplement Law No. 65.00 as the Health Insurance Code; It was during a legislative session in the presence of the Minister of Health and Social Protection.

Al-Ayachi Al-Farfar, MP from the Istiqlal Party, said in a statement to Hespress that the approval of this project is the download and implementation of royal directives related to the reform and revision of the healthcare system in a holistic framework. which guarantees efficiency and equity in access to treatment.

The spokesman added that the aforementioned bill aims to overcome the imbalances known to the health care system due to the failure of RAMED and the Hospital Supply Rehabilitation Project and the Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project, as well as the concomitant weakness and insufficiency of medical care. services This is a realistic and important financial basket.

The same parliamentarian also considered that the consensus on the bill was due to the fact that it “does not carry politics, as it is a download of royal tendencies, international agreements and rights enshrined in the constitution.”

For his part, Ibrahim Aaba, an MP for the Harki Group and a member of the Social Sectors Committee in the House of Representatives, said that this legislative text was passed to eliminate the “ramid” health care system and replace it with basic health insurance. system and automatically transfer the beneficiaries of the “frame” system to the new system, while maintaining the profits made under the previous regime. The project also aims at the obligation of the state to assume the obligation to participate in compulsory health insurance for those people who are not able to bear the obligation to participate, covering the costs of treatment and hospitalization of these persons in medical institutions.

The spokesman added in a statement to Hespress on the sidelines of the legislative session that this social seminar, which aims to dedicate itself to the right to health and embody the principles of solidarity and equal access to quality health services, will be a major challenge that needs to be addressed. requires guidance and support.

A member of the Social Sectors Committee in the First Chamber indicated that the imbalances in the health care system are numerous; Including what the sector is complaining about about the alarming lack of human resources, especially doctors and nurses, the lack of healthcare and regional equity, and the lack of an effective pharmaceutical policy. The scale of fragility is also clearly visible in relation to weak infrastructure and medical equipment, the problem of access to hospital facilities, the problems associated with emergency care, and the imbalance of the health map.

Minister of Health and Social Protection Khaled Ait Taleb said that the bill aims to effectively meet the requirements of the framework law relating to social protection, in terms of health insurance.

The law also aims, according to the minister, to harmonize the principles on which the funding of the basic compulsory sickness insurance system for persons unable to meet participation obligations is based with the principles specified in the framework law on social protection; This applies to the principles of contribution and solidarity in taking risks for people who are able to bear the costs of participation, and the principle of solidarity for people who are not able to bear the costs of participation.

The law also establishes that the state bears the remainder of the responsibility of the insured for medical services provided in public health institutions, and then bears the total amount of contributions to the system of basic compulsory insurance in case of illness of persons unable to bear medical care. subscription obligations with subsequent default by Persons unable to bear the obligation to subscribe to any contribution.

The law focuses on ensuring the benefit of receiving the same treatment basket for employees and employees of the state, public institutions and the private sector, with the expansion of medical transfer services between hospitals for all insured, as well as the adoption of a single social register. as a condition for benefiting from a basic compulsory health insurance system to ensure better identification of target groups.

The law also emphasizes the assignment of the task of managing this system to the National Social Insurance Fund, in parallel with the creation of a special administrative council to manage the said system and include transactions related to its financial management in independent accounting.

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