Beijing’s social security system covers over 19 million people

2018-11-23 11:42 千龙网

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Beijing’s social security system has covered more than 19 million people so far, which basically realizes that “Everyone enjoyssocial security,” said Xu Xi, director of Beijing Municipal Human Resource and Social Security on November 22, 2018.

The basic pensions of enterprise retirees have been improved in 25 consecutive years since 1994 with the monthly average of 4,000 yuan(576 U.S. dollars) per person in 2018.

Xu said, they have perfected medical insurance underpinning mechanism, built a system of offering a lump sum medical assistance for employee in extreme fiscal difficulties and serious illness insurance system for urban and rural residents, which has substantially reduced poverty caused by illness and cases of returning-to-poor by illness.


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