Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Beijing will lead in granting health insurance for citizens
+ -
16:31, June 17, 2008

 Related News
 Vice premier: China health insurance to cover more non-working urbanites
 Vice premier: China health insurance to cover more non-working urbanites
 One million adult New Yorkers lacked health insurance in 2005:report
 About 45 million Americans have no health insurance (2)
 About 45 million Americans have no health insurance
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
From July 1 this year, Beijing's 470,000 urban unemployed residents of working age can get health insurance to cover serious illnesses. In one year, medical insurance reimbursement can reach 70,000 yuan at maximum. Low-income residents and those who are severely disabled can receive free treatment, according to Beijing Times.

Yesterday, the Beijing City Labor and Social Security Bureau issued "Views on the Implementation of the Establishment of the Health Insurance System for Beijing's Urban Unemployed Residents of Working Age." Beijing will be the first provincial-level city to provide residents full coverage as implemented through a medical insurance system.

An official of the Municipal Labor and Social Security Bureau said that this health insurance system covers people who meet all of the following requirements: first, he/she must be registered among Beijing's non-agricultural households; second, he/she is of the legal working age and is not covered by the Urban Employees' Basic Medical Insurance System; and third, men should be between 16 years old and 60 years old and women need to be over 16 years old and under 50 years old. When this system is implemented, the annual grants from the state are expected to reach 140 million yuan.

By People's Daily Online



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Flower
China slams UK for inviting Dalai to parliament hearing on human rights
Cheer up, China! Cheer up, Wenchuan!
Obama Phenomenon in U.S.
Dalai clique is chief criminal of violent crimes

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/90882/6431898.pdf