Using the experience of World Health Organization in the field of health insurance
Managing Director of Iran Health Insurance Organization said: Iran Health Insurance Organization can use the recommendations of World Health Organization about universal health coverage, the current payment system of health insurance, promoting the quality of the basic health insurance package, family physician and referral system.
Mouhebati in a joint meeting of representatives of the World Health Organization and managers of IHIO added: Although we are currently under economic sanctions and economic pressure, but all of these are becoming an opportunity. There is a good infrastructure in the IT which can improve efficiency. Also, the inclusion of IHIO under ministry of health as a stewardship in health system and the capacities of health system can contribute to health insurance.
He stated: There is good knowledge in the field of health economics and it can be used correctly. Also, the macro policies of the country emphasize on implementation of the referral system and family physician.
He continued: We also hope that cooperation of IHIO with World Health Organization will be more than ever.