Posts in: 八月, 2016

上海市出台政策明确养老服务业企业登记管理 Shanghai Issues Policy to Specify the Administration for Registration of Elderly Care Service Enterprises


The “Implementation Opinions on the Administration for Registration of Elderly Care Service Enterprises of Shanghai Municipality” (hereinafter referred to as the “Implementation Opinions”) formally came into force in Shanghai on May 1, 2016. The Implementation Opinions are an important move to implement the “Regulations of Shanghai Municipality on Protecting the Rights and Interests of the Elderly”, an innovative policy that further encourages the social forces to participate in the elderly care service industry, and also a detailed embodiment of the guide to fully open the elderly care service market in policy. The Implementation Opinions are aimed at boosting the standardization and facilitation of registration of elderly care service enterprises, reducing the registration threshold, and strengthening the industry support and management.


政策进一步推进家庭医生签约服务 The Policy Further Promotes Contracted Family Doctor Services


Recently, the Healthcare Reform Office of the State Council printed the “Notice on Issuing the Guiding Opinions on Promoting Contracted Family Doctor Services” (“Notice”), which is aimed at facilitating moving the focus of medical health work to grass-roots units and transferring medical resources to grass-roots units based on health, building a complete regional medical health information platform in combination with the comprehensive reform and construction of a general medical practitioner system of gross-roots medical institutions, accelerating the promotion of contracted family doctor services, and facilitating the establishment of a hierarchical diagnosis and treatment system.


与养老相关的保险制度试点进一步推广 Elderly Care-Related Pilot Insurance Systems Are Further Promoted


As China’s aging of population becomes increasingly prominent, the role of the insurance industry in social management and the aging process manifested gradually. Recently, some elderly care-related pilot insurance systems have been further promoted, to cope with the aging of population, relieve social pension pressure, and improve the ability of the elderly insured to pay for elderly care services.