The financial position is strong and reassuring, and performance indicators reflect the ability to absorb external shocks
Fulfilling the dream of all Egyptians to provide comprehensive and integrated health care in the “new republic”
We are preparing to officially launch the “Universal Health Insurance” in Ismailia, following the success of the trial operation
We continue to automate the services of the new system … to maintain the quality of medical services and make it easier for citizens
The comprehensive health insurance system will only succeed in a strong partnership with the private medical sector
Executive Director of the Comprehensive Health Insurance Authority:
Adding new services and studying the inclusion of “medicine and remote patient follow-up” services
A new update of the website and an interactive mobile application to communicate with citizens
The launch of the smart card for comprehensive health insurance in Port Said in the coming period
Availability of the registration service for citizens and the delivery of comprehensive health insurance cards at post offices
Providing outlets in primary care units to serve the beneficiaries … and to facilitate the citizens
Availability of the comprehensive health insurance system registration service through the “Digital Egypt” portal
Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Finance and Chairman of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, confirmed that there is a presidential mandate to complete the implementation of the comprehensive health insurance system in the governors despite global economic challenges. In a way that contributes to the realization of the dream of all Egyptians to provide comprehensive and integrated health care for all members of the Egyptian family in the “New Republic” within 10 years instead of 15 years, and explains that the new system has been fully implemented in Port Said and Luxor governors, and preparations are currently underway to officially launch it in Ismailia Governor, after The trial operation was successful, and then extended its umbrella to the rest of the first phase governors: South -Sinai, Aswan and Suez, and then the governorates of the second phase: Qena, Red Sea, Marsa Matrouh, and others.
The Minister, Chairman of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, added that the financial position of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance is strong, solid and reassuring, and that the performance indicators for the financial year 2021/2022 reflect the ability to absorb global shocks and absorb the sustainability of the necessary financial flows; To complete the successful march in the implementation of this integrated health system in various governorates according to the scheduled dates, and explain that there is an advanced strategy for the safe investment of the system’s funds that guarantees the maximum return without sufficient financial liquidity influence to meet its obligations, as the government includes specialists in the field of economics and investment, to prepare detailed studies on opportunities. Attracting the local and international market and the safest and highest yielding projects and fields, including field studies, economic feasibility studies and others, while the investment policy determinants contained in the executive regulations of the “Comprehensive Health Insurance” Act.
The Minister, Chairman of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, indicated that a study is currently underway to extend the umbrella of comprehensive health insurance to a greater number of those who are unable, according to the determinants on which will be agreed with the Ministry. of Social Solidarity, as part of the government’s efforts to strengthen the social umbrella of protection and mitigate the effects of challenges, the global economy for its citizens, with the accompanying sharp inflationary wave.
The Minister, Chairman of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, explained that we are continuing, in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, to complete the digital transformation and mechanization of the services of the comprehensive health insurance system through the “e”. . Health, which specializes in the technology to operate and manage health insurance services and the rest of the companies that carry out the project, in a way that contributes to the sustainability of the efficiency and quality of medical services provided to citizens at the easiest way to ensure.
The Minister, Chairman of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, confirmed that we believe that the comprehensive health insurance system will not achieve its desired objectives in providing comprehensive and integrated health care for all Egyptians, except with a successful partnership with the private medical sector, so the philosophy of the new system is based on the non-monopoly of the state in providing health care services for all citizens, which allows the public and private sectors to participate in this vital field under the umbrella of comprehensive health insurance; In a way that contributes to the reform of the health sector in Egypt, which is directly reflected in the reduction of poverty rates, which points out that there are a number of government-directed awareness campaigns to private sector health service providers motivate them to take advantage of the promising opportunities that the new system offers to invest in the field Medical services of all kinds.
Hossam Sadek, Executive Director of the Comprehensive Health Insurance Authority, said we were eager to develop citizens’ awareness of their rights and duties in the comprehensive health insurance system by launching a number of campaigns in Port Said and Luxor governors to launch . the new system, how to join it, the services it provides and how to benefit from it. encourage registering and joining the system. We are also working to launch awareness campaigns in collaboration with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, to motivate citizens to register and pay contributions. Another is to pay the fixed takaful contribution at 2.5 per thousand of the total annual income of the individual or legal entity; To support the comprehensive health insurance system in a way that contributes to achieving the financial sustainability of the new system.
He added that the new system covers more than 3,000 health services, including surgery, oncology, organ transplantation, etc. Inclusion of telemedicine services and patient follow-up from a distance, in light of the “Telemedicine” draft bill, which is being discussed in the House of Representatives; This is to facilitate the citizens who benefit from the comprehensive health insurance system, and to point out that the citizen who participates in the new system does not bear high financial burdens, as the maximum contribution he makes in large operations, for example, does not exceed 300 pounds not, and those who are impossible to treat within Egypt are treated abroad.This contributes to the transfer of the financial burden of the disease from the pockets of citizens to comprehensive health insurance.
He explained that a new, more advanced website update for the comprehensive health insurance system, and an interactive application on the mobile phone, will be introduced to build bridges of communication with citizens and beneficiaries, and those who want to register online, and benefit draws from other services provided under the umbrella of the comprehensive health insurance system, emphasizing that the card will be introduced The smart service for providing public services, including comprehensive health insurance, in Port Said Governorate during the coming period and handing it over to citizens, in cooperation between the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the General Post Office.
He pointed out that an agreement had been reached with the Public Health Care Authority to provide outlets in primary care units to serve the beneficiaries, and an agreement was also made with the General Post Office to provide the registration service for citizens and the delivery of comprehensive health care. supply. insurance cards, through post points in the application governorates, in addition to providing the registration service with the system Comprehensive health insurance through the digital Egypt portal, which indicates that in the coming period the government is developing services provided to citizens by the comprehensive health insurance system; In order to ensure the establishment of the pillars of comprehensive quality, and to achieve the highest satisfaction rate for the beneficiaries.
He said the organizational structure of the government is currently being completed, and efforts are being made to upgrade human capabilities, by expanding the latest training programs in information technology, leadership skills and communication with citizens, along with completing the necessary preparations. to move to the new headquarters of the new administrative capital.