The document referred to the instruction of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the document No.7038/VPCP-KTTH dated August 24, 2020 on the costs for isolation and treatment of Covid-19.
The municipal People’s Committee requested to apply the support for people subject to isolation under resolution No.37/NQ-CP date March 29, 2020 of the government regarding costs for Covid-19 fight and Resolution No.01/2020/NQ-HDND date May 15, 2020 of the municipal People’s Council regarding the costs for Covid-19 fight in Hanoi.
For those entering Vietnam that ask for paid quarantine in hotel, resort, they have to bear all expenses during the quarantine period in accordance to the price quoted by these facilities; at the same time strictly follow the safety regulations set up by the health authorities and pay a part of the fund for health facilities.
The state budget would cover expenses related to sterilization, allowance for security staffs at hotels, resorts, among others.
Regarding the treatment cost of Covid-19, the state budget would continue to cover all costs under Article 2 - paragraph 48 of the Law on prevention and control of infectious diseases. For costs related to treatment during the isolation period, the state budget would cover costs stipulated in the resolution No.37/NQ-CP date March 29, 2020 of the government.
Specifically, people with health insurance would have their health bill covered by the state budget as stipulated in the law; the state would pay for costs not regulate in health insurance.
Meanwhile, for those without health insurance, Vietnamese people would have their treatment costs paid by the state, while foreign people have to pay for themselves.