The generalization of social protection in accelerated mode

A ministerial meeting chaired on Wednesday by the head of government

The royal project for the generalization of social protection is reaching cruising speed. Indeed, the Head of Government, Mr. Aziz Akhannouch, chaired, on Wednesday August 31, 2022, a ministerial meeting devoted to the deployment of the social protection project, in which the Minister of the Interior, Abdelouafi Laftit took part; the Minister of Economy and Finance, Nadia Fettah; the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Khalid Ait Taleb; the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance, in charge of the Budget, Fouzi Lekjaa; as well as the Director General of the National Social Security Fund, Hassan Boubrik and the Director General of the National Health Insurance Agency, Khalid Lahlou.
This meeting is part of the monitoring of the deployment of the social protection project and the progress of its implementation, particularly in its section relating to the generalization of health coverage.

In his speech at the beginning of this meeting, Mr. Aziz Akhannouch recalled the steps taken by the government since its advent in terms of implementing the royal project of generalizing social protection to all citizens. He specified in this regard that 22 implementing decrees have been promulgated so far, which has allowed access to compulsory health insurance for self-employed workers and their dependents.

The Head of Government also sent his guidelines to members of the government with a view to accelerating the drafting of decrees and texts, which will allow the generalization of compulsory health insurance to current beneficiaries of the “Ramed” scheme before the end of the year. year 2022.
The Head of Government assured that these provisions will enable beneficiaries of the “Ramed” scheme to strengthen their achievements, and to benefit from compulsory health insurance.
It should be noted that the government will bear the subscription costs of current beneficiaries of the “Ramed” scheme at the CNSS. It should be noted in this sense that the government has made the establishment of a social state a strategic choice in the government program including in particular the institutionalization of social justice through the generalization of social protection and the consolidation of the role of the State and its main mission in the fight against poverty and social disparities. The Executive has worked since its inauguration on the implementation of the generalization of social protection, in particular with regard to the extension of compulsory health insurance, a project in which the Executive has already made great strides in the aim to reach all social categories.

Concept note

The framework note for the 2023 finance law announced that the government will work for the adoption of legal, technical and financial measures to guarantee the transfer of beneficiaries from the RAMED system to AMO towards the end of the current year. in application of the High Royal Instructions. The same Source had affirmed that the government will take all the necessary measures to gather the necessary resources for the financing of this project as well as the sustainability of budgetary balances for all the coverage systems in place, without forgetting the guarantee that the all citizens can benefit from the basket of comprehensive care under the best conditions.

Allowances

The government and in application of the High Royal Instructions contained in the Speech from the Throne, will proceed with the implementation of the generalization of family allowances in 2023, according to a timetable established to benefit 7 million children from families modest families in particular, as well as three million families with children who are not of school age. This will be done according to a new approach based on direct support through the targeting of precarious or poor categories, contrary to the philosophy of the other programs deployed in the past, which limited their effectiveness. In this context, the Executive will accelerate the establishment of the Unified Social Registry, as the essential mechanism to benefit from support and guarantee its effectiveness.


The article is in French

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