Q. What kind of health care can you get?
A. There are two types of health care. If you are unemployed, then you have to pay for health care. If you have a job, your employer/ company will pay for the health care. But if you do not have a job, you will not get health care unless you pay.
Q. Is there any health care that is available to everyone?
A. Poor people are able to get health care if they cannot pay for it. But it only applies to one person. The companies do not pay for the whole family.
Q. What type of health care do you have?
A. I have the type of health care that you have to pay for.
Q. How much do you have to pay for your health care?
A. For one year, I pay about 320,000 Vietnamese Dong. This is equivalent to about $20 dollars.
Q. What does your health care program cover?
A. This covers trips to the doctor, medications, and everything else. But now there is a new law that says that you have to pay 20% of the bill. Before, you did not have to pay any of it.
Q. Are there many different programs?
A. Not really, but kids under 6 get free health care.
Q. What was it like before this type of health care?
A. Before, there were no imported medications. All the medicines were made in Vietnam and they were of worse quality.