The government has so far published 22 implementing decrees which have enabled 11 million citizens, self-employed workers and their dependents, to benefit from health insurance, the Head of Government said on Tuesday in Rabat. Aziz Akhannouch.
Speaking during a meeting with the presidents of Chambers of Agriculture and Chambers of Crafts on the generalization of social protection, Aziz Akhannouch declared that the Compulsory Health Insurance (AMO) scheme is based on the principle of solidarity between the contributions of self-employed workers, private sector employees and those of public sector employees, indicates a press release from the Head of Government’s department.
He specifies that this meeting is part of a series of meetings devoted to monitoring the deployment of social protection projects, in accordance with the deadlines set by the High Guidelines of His Majesty the King, may God assist him.
At the beginning of the meeting, the head of government recalled the steps that the government had taken since the beginning of its mandate concerning the implementation of the royal project of the generalization of social protection to all Moroccans, in particular in its related component. the generalization of compulsory basic health insurance by the end of 2022.
The achievements of the beneficiaries of the “Ramed” system will continue to be preserved and will be further strengthened within the framework of compulsory health insurance, he assured.
Aziz Akhannouch, on this occasion, called on the various actors and partners in the agricultural and artisanal sectors to fully commit themselves to ensuring the success of this important royal project, stressing the need for collective mobilization to raise awareness among citizens and concerned citizens to the importance of fully supporting this major royal project.
In addition, the representatives of the chambers of agriculture and the chambers of crafts have expressed their full availability to commit themselves to the success of this project and to mobilize all the frameworks and means necessary for the awareness of workers in the sectors of the agriculture and crafts about the benefits of being enrolled in the compulsory basic health insurance system, because of its great importance for the preservation of their dignity.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of the Interior, Abdelouafi Laftit, the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Khalid Ait Taleb, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Mohamed Seddiqi, the Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and the Social and Solidarity Economy, Fatim-Zahra Ammor, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance, in charge of the Budget, Fouzi Lekjaa, as well as as the Director General of the CNSS and the President of the Moroccan Confederation of Agriculture and Rural Development.