SSC defense order cost exceeds JD800 million — Subahi

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AMMAN — Insurance and social protection expert Musa Subahei said that there are demands to further clarify the Social Security programs that were launched under the defense orders in support of the private sector during the pandemic, according to Ammon News.اضافة اعلان

In a post on Facebook Sunday, Subahi said that he had earlier stated the cost of the Social Security Corporation (SSC)’s programs that had exceeded JD800 million, part of which were in the form of direct and indirect support, while other amounts were refundable and non-refundable.

Subahi presented a number of questions to the SSC Director General, which included whether or not SSC had conducted a study on the social health insurance that was to be to be implemented, and what has been holding back SSC from publishing the proposed health insurance system.

Other questions addressed the monthly pension bill, which currently stands at around JD120 million, the increase in the insurance and administrative expenses that exceeded revenues by 75 percent, in addition to whether SSC would actually face challenges in paying a growing pension bill over the next seven years, especially in light of COVID-19 epidemic and the economy’s weak capacity to create jobs.

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