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Dr. Ahmed El-Sobky, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Health Care and the general supervisor of the comprehensive health insurance project, said that the comprehensive health insurance is a symbiotic health system that guarantees the provision of health services at various levels of high quality in accordance with quality standards and global health practices for all citizens without discrimination or discrimination. He pointed out that the comprehensive health insurance is the largest health reform project in Egypt and the largest guarantee for the treatment of all Egyptians, including distinguished health care services of international quality.
This comes as a comment on President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s praise of the comprehensive health insurance system in Port Said governorate, stressing that the system has proven high efficiency and a huge health and humanitarian return to the citizens in Port Said, noting that the introduction of a large number of governorates into the new system will have a great impact on improving the quality of health services provided. to the citizen.
Al-Sobki pointed out that the new Comprehensive Health Insurance Law No. 2 of 2018 and its executive regulations stipulate the establishment of three independent bodies (the General Authority for Health Care, the General Authority for Health Accreditation and Control, and the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance), pointing out that these three bodies perform the functions of Different, but complementary to each other, in the new system to ensure good governance, accountability and efficiency in managing resources, providing the best services and comprehensive health care for citizens in accordance with the goals of the system and achieving comprehensive sustainable development for Egypt’s Vision 2030.
He explained that the General Authority for Health Care is the arm of the state in controlling, regulating and providing health services to the beneficiaries of the comprehensive health insurance system at its three levels, primary, secondary and tertiary health care through hospitals, health centers and units affiliated with the authority in the governorates of the new system with unified operating standards and international quality, and the authority is responsible for managing these health facilities. After gradually transferring its subordination to it, by decisions of the Prime Minister from its affiliated bodies, such as the Ministry of Health, Population, Health Insurance, Therapeutic Institution, and Educational Hospitals, after rehabilitating them according to quality standards, so that the Public Authority for Health Care replaces those bodies with all that they have and what they owe.
Al-Sobki added that the General Authority for Health Accreditation and Control is responsible for setting standards for evaluation, quality and performance follow-up, in addition to monitoring and approving the application of quality standards to health facilities, as well as evaluating and accrediting facilities provided for medical service, and that it is subject to the general supervision of the President of the Republic and aims to ensure quality Health services and their continuous improvement.
He continued: The General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance is entrusted with collecting the financial resources stipulated by law, whether through the collection of contributions for beneficiaries or other sources of income to finance the comprehensive health insurance system, as it purchases medical services at its three levels according to studied and actuarial contracts with service providers. Health care provided that they comply with the standards of the Accreditation and Monitoring Authority and obtain an accreditation certificate from it.
Dr. Ahmed El-Sobky pointed to the success of the General Authority for Health Care in providing the best services and integrated health care for the beneficiaries of the new comprehensive health insurance through its hospitals, centers and health units in the governorates of implementing the system so far, Port Said, Luxor and Ismailia, where more than 6.5 million medical services have been provided to beneficiaries. Through the authority’s health facilities in those governorates, it includes providing more than 4.75 million medical services to beneficiaries in Port Said Governorate, more than a million medical services to beneficiaries in Luxor, and 750,000 medical services to beneficiaries in Ismailia, stressing the effort of the Health Care Authority to be aware of everything that is new in the world of care. To provide services and health care to beneficiaries at the highest levels of international quality.