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Social Security plans to offer health insurance for private-sector employees

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(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Assistant Director-General of the Social Security Corporation (SSC) for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Muhammad Odeh, announced that the SSC has plans to launch health insurance for participants working in the private sector, according to Al Ghad.اضافة اعلان

Odeh said that the Insurance Corporation is currently reviewing a draft of a new health insurance system and plans on finalizing it soon.

He also revealed that the system will be submitted for approval to the Cabinet at the beginning of next October and is expected to be implemented on January 1, 2022.

The draft will include all of those insured under social security, and all institutions that do not insure their workers with comprehensive health insurance, he added.

Odeh indicated that the new system would enhance investment in Jordan, support job stability by securing workers who are participants in the SSC, and improve the investment environment in the Kingdom, in addition to the benefit for the insured.

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