The House of Councilors unanimously adopted on Tuesday Bill No. 60.22 on the compulsory health insurance scheme (AMO) dedicated to people capable of paying their contributions and not exercising any paid or unpaid activity. .
This text concerns the harmonization of the general rules shared by the whole of the AMO set out in Law No. 65.00 and the AMO scheme dedicated to people capable of paying their contributions and not exercising any paid or unpaid activity. remunerated as a general principle, indicated the Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with Parliament, Government Spokesperson, Mustapha Baïtas, who presented the bill on behalf of the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Khalid Aït Taleb.
This draft law determines the category eligible to benefit from this scheme, namely persons whose ability to pay contributions has been proven, and who are not subject to any other AMO scheme, while adopting the system targeting beneficiaries of existing social support programs, as a mechanism for determining contributory capacity, Baïtas said.
Similarly, the bill entrusts the National Social Security Fund (CNSS) with the task of managing this scheme, and sets the start of the effectiveness of membership on the first day of the month following the month during which the insured has been registered, he said.
This legislation also grants the right to benefit from benefits within the framework of the prior payment of contributions by granting the CNSS the prerogative to suspend benefits in the event of non-payment of contributions. The text also stipulates that the amounts of compulsory contributions under this scheme are set according to the contribution bases drawn from the system for targeting beneficiaries of social support programs by referring to a regulatory text to set these amounts and the means and deadlines. of their payment, continued the Minister.
The text of the law also provides for provisions to be applied in the event of late payment of contributions and the means of recovering debts and related legal costs due to the CNSS, he pointed out, noting that the CNSS has the possibility of applying surcharge exemptions on delays and prosecution costs.
Likewise, the text specifies the penalties applied in the event of non-payment of membership fees within the prescribed deadlines, he noted.