Commission of Social Sectors of the Chamber of Deputies approves Basic Code of Health Coverage without opposition

On Friday, the Commission of Social Sectors of the Chamber of Deputies approved a bill on the Basic Code of Health Coverage, which was sent by the Chamber of Councilors.

The bill received 19 votes, with one parliamentarian abstaining, while no deputy opposed this text.

This project, presented by Khaled Ait Taleb, Minister of Health and Social Protection, arises “in implementation of the royal directives related to the reform and fundamental reconsideration of the national health system, and in line with the provisions of the framework law related to protection protection, especially with regard to the obligation of public authorities to review legislative and regulatory texts related to social protection.

The minister explained that the provisions of this bill revolve around the implementation of the requirements of article 5 of the Framework Law No. 09.21 related to social protection, which provides for the expansion of the benefit of compulsory basic health insurance to include to groups in need who benefit from medical assistance. system (RAMED).

He pointed out that the provisions of this project require the admission of people who benefit from the medical assistance system to automatically benefit from the compulsory health insurance system for people who cannot cope with the duties of participation, keeping all the earnings that they are granted within the framework of the medical assistance system.

The Minister of Health and Social Protection added that the State assumes the total amount of contributions to the basic compulsory health insurance system for people who cannot afford the subscription duties, and determine the guaranteed services based on the principle of non-discrimination in access to social protection services through the benefit of people who cannot meet the subscription obligations of the same basket of treatments as employees of the State, public institutions and employees of the sector private.

The provisions of this project also stipulate the adoption of the unified social registry with regard to registration rules, in order to achieve a more effective targeting of the groups eligible to benefit from the services of the basic compulsory health insurance system for people who they can’t cope with homework. of subscription, and authorize the National Social Security Fund to manage this system.