Session 93 Sun 11-03-1435AH \ 12-01-2014AD

1- Reviewing the draft of the strategic plan for the Cooperative Health Insurance Council.
The council had decided the following:
1. Approving the draft of preparing the strategic plan for the CCHI and inviting five international and well-known companies to compete in the project during the first quarter of 2014.
2. Approving the formation of a supervisory committee for the subject; its membership includes:
His Highness Prince Dr. Bandar bin Abdullah Al-Mashari Al Saud, representative of the Ministry of Interior.
His Excellency Dr. Mansour bin Nasser Al-Hawasi, representative of the Ministry of Health.
His Excellency Dr. Muhammad bin Hamza Khashim, Deputy Minister of Health for Planning and Development.
His Excellency Mr. Ali bin Suleiman Al-Ayed, representative of the Ministry of Finance.
His Excellency Mr. Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Sabil, representative of insurance companies.
His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Ibrahim Al-Sharif, Secretary-General of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance
3. Determining a period of 25 weeks for preparing the plan to be completed by the end of the third quarter of 2014.
4. The plan shall be reviewed, approved by the Council during the fourth quarter, and approved well before its end; in order to start implementing it and formulating the budget for 2015 based on its outputs

2. Discussing and approving the budget for the fiscal year 2014 AD
The council had decided the following:
Adopting of the budget for the fiscal year 2014 AD, taking into account the following:
1- Adding some indicators of the use rate of policies through the data of health service providers, insurance companies, and the general secretariat, in addition to the customer satisfaction indicator in the upcoming budgets.
2- Showing the actual expenditure for the current fiscal year with what is required to be approved, in addition to an explanation of the reasons in the upcoming budgets.
3- Adopting the amount of the media campaign, with a focus on the concept of health promotion, through social media channels.
4- Adopting the costs of the amount of the strategic plan in the 2014 budget.
3. Reviewing the council secretariat’s views regarding the financial compensation for supervising health insurance

The council had decided the following:
1- Not agreeing on forming a committee to study the fees to supervise the health insurance and not to change the percentage of the fees.

4. Informing the Council of the current business developments:
   a. What has been done regarding the development of the council’s e-portal and the preparation of linkage standards to benefit from the council’s portal.
   b. Executive developments of the SHIB electronic transaction program.
c. A summary of the notes received on the executive regulations from (the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency and insurance companies).


The Council had decided the following: 
1. The Council thanked the secretariat’s efforts in this regard, provided that the beneficiaries of the insurance shall be notified by e-messages when the health insurance policies are activated.
2. The council thanked the secretariat’s efforts, provided that the recommendation regarding the competition presented to the council shall be raised in the next session.
3. The comments were reviewed and approved for the issuance of the Executive Regulations of the cooperative health insurance system in its final version approved by the Council in its 92nd session held on 7/1/1435 AH corresponding to 10/11/2013 AD.

Session 94 Sun 5/15/1435 AH t- 3/16/2014 AD
 
1- Discussing and approving the final accounts for the fiscal year 2013 AD
The council had decided the following:
Adopting the final accounts for the fiscal year 2013 AD​
2- Selecting and approving the chartered accountant's office for the secretariat of the Council.

The council had decided the following:
Adopting the recommendation of the General Secretariat to sign the contract with Messrs. Al-Azem and Al-Sudairy Office for a period of three years, at an amount of 165,000 one hundred and sixty-five thousand riyals.

3- Reviewing an update report on the numbers and distribution of individual guarantees.
The council had decided the following:
1. Forming a committee to develop the concept of individual guarantees, which includes in its membership the following:
His Excellency Dr. Mansour bin Nasser Al-Hawasi, representative of the Ministry of Health.
Mr. Ahmed bin Saleh Al Humaidan, representative of the Ministry of Labour.
His Excellency Prof. Rashid Al-Rashed Al-Hamid, representative of the government health sectors.
His Excellency Mr. Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Sabeel - representative of insurance companies.
His Excellency the Secretary-General of the Council.
2. Presenting the results to the council as a prelude to taking what it deems appropriate consideration.
4- Reviewing the minutes of fingerprint used by insurance companies.
The council decided the following:
1. The Council thanked the efforts of the working group in this regard.
2. Adopting the recommendations contained in the minutes of the working group as follows:
The most appropriate means of verifying identity is the use of fingerprints of the insured.
There is a project in the center (the National Information Center) to verify identity using the fingerprint, and it will be an achievement.

    The project is in two phases:
The first stage: the bodies requesting the service will benefit from it by verifying the identities of the users who have fingerprints in the database of the National Information Center (who owns a national identity or residence).
The second stage: the bodies requesting the service will be able to register the fingerprints of individuals, and it will be for the service (Web services), and therefore it will be able to verify all its customers,
The association of those wishing this service will be with the Elm Company, as it is the executor and marketer of the project, as well as it is in charge of identifying the fingerprint devices that the beneficiaries must use and training the employees of those bodies after having an agreement with them.
3. Coordinating with the National Information Center to find out the starting date of implementing the project phases mentioned in paragraph b.
5- Discussing the views of some members regarding the draft amendment to Article 14 of the Cooperative Health Insurance System.
1. Approving on the proposed drafting of Article (14) in the Cooperative Health Insurance Law issued by royal decree
 No. M/10, dated 1/5/1420 AH, with amendments being made to be in the form attached to the minutes. 
2. Amending the numbering of articles in the system after adding the proposed amendments to become 22 articles.
3. Lifting it to complete the legal procedures.

Session 95: Tuesday 26-8-1435 AH\ 24-6-2014 AD.
  
 1. The discussion and approval of the investment plan for 2014.
 The Council had decided the following:
 1- Adopting the investment plan of the Council for 2014.
 2- Reporting the full financial state of the Council to His Excellency the Chairman of the Council to take the appropriate decision regarding the imprest of the Ministry of Finance.

2. Discussing and deciding on the recommendations of the committee tasked to investigate the extent of the cooperative health insurance coverage for individual sponsored workers
 The Council had decided the following: 
1- Continuing the work of the committee formed by the Council’s decision (3/94) dated 15/5/1435, which stipulates developing a plan regarding the obligation of health insurance for individual sponsored workers. The committee’s members are:
His Excellency Dr. Mansour bin Nasser Al-Hawasi, the representative of the Ministry of Health.
His Excellency Mr. Ahmed bin Saleh Al Humaidan, the representative of the Ministry of Labour.
His Excellency Prof. Rashid Al-Rashed Al-Hamid, the representative of the government health sectors.
His Excellency Mr. Saleh bin Abdulaziz Al-Sabil - the representative of insurance companies
His Excellency the Secretary-General of the Council.
 And present the result to the Council before submitting them to His Majesty to decide upon as he deems appropriate.
 2- The General Secretariat shall assign a consulting body to study the matter thoroughly, including examining the availability of health service providers and health insurance policies across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In addition to preserving the Ministry of Health rights when providing health services to the insured. With the participation of the formed committee in order to submit a report with the findings to His Majesty.

3. Present the results agreed upon between the Board Secretariat and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency on the dates of implementing the new executive regulations.
 The Council had decided to approve the current draft proposed by the Council’s secretariat and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency to implement the Executive Regulations of the Council (approved by Ministerial Resolution No. 9/35/1/z dated 4/13/1435 AH) as follows:
 1 - the regulation to new health insurance policies shall apply as of 1/7/2014 AD.
 2 - The documents concluded before 1/7/2014 shall be valid under the old executive regulations (approved by Ministerial Resolution No. 6131/30/1/D and dated 8/5/1430 AH) until the expiry of those documents.
 3- Insurance companies may not cancel health insurance policies before the expiry of their term and then re-issue them before 1/7/2014 AD, except for the cases specified by the system.
 4- As of 30/6/2015 AD, all new and renewed documents shall be implemented according to the new executive regulations, and the old regulations will not be accepted.

5. Presenting the results of the Executive Committee's work with the Banking Institute regarding training plans of the Council's secretariat employees. The Council approved the training plan, taking into account the following:
1- Expanding the field of training and not limiting it to a specific institute.
2- Following the benchmarking approach in the training.
3- Develop employees in the fields of supervision, customer service, and complaints.
  
 6. Directions of His Excellency the Chairman of the Council
 His Excellency the Minister of Health, as the Chairman of the Council, had directed the General Secretariat to the following:
1- Gathering the opinions of Their Highnesses and Excellencies, members of the Council, on the proposed measures to develop the workflow of the Council's secretariat.
2- Studying the performance of the General Secretariat of the Council and comparing it with similar supervisory bodies.
3- Using scorecards to monitor the implementation of the Council's decisions.
4- Conducting to find systems for exchanging the insured data between the secretariat of the Council, the Ministry of Labour, and insurance companies to preserve the insured the rights and to detect cases of health insurance policies cancellation by employers.


Session 96, Tuesday 11-21-1435 AH \ 9-16-2014 AD
 1. Discussing the Council secretariat’s proposal on the implementation of the project to review and amend the Cooperative Health Insurance system 
 The Council had decided the following:
 1- Approving the proposal of the General Secretariat to start a study on amending the articles of the cooperative health insurance system, taking into account the results of the study of the health system carried out by the Ministry of Health.
 2- The Secretariat shall present to the Council the main themes and aspects which will be included in the necessary amendments and proposals for discussion and taking the appropriate decision.
  
2. Discussing and approving the remuneration policy of the Council
 Secretariat’s employees 
The Council had decided that the secretariat would prepare and present in the next session each of the following statements:
 1 - Reviewing KPIs, their applications, and implementation while setting expected percentages of the recipients of the maximum, middle, and minimum remuneration, and setting higher maximum limits as a percentage of the total number of the employees eligible for the remuneration.
2- Conducting a simulation by applying the proposed indicators of the regulation presented to the Council under the evaluations of 2012, 2013, which had the same current evaluations. Thus, the number of employees entitled to the maximum bonus (which doesn’t exceed3 months) will be clear. 

3. Reviewing and discussing the record of the Auto Injury Insurance coverage for the traffic accidents research committee. 
 The Council had decided the following:
 1 - The General Secretariat shall prepare a detailed description of Auto Injury Insurance current state in coordination with the relevant authorities such as the Ministry of Health, the National Information Centre, the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, the General Traffic Department) and reviews the experiences of countries in the matter, provided that this is done through a specialized company, the results will be presented to the Board in the next session.

Session 97 Tuesday 3-08-1436 AH\ 12-30-2014 AD
  
 1. Request to approve the budget of the Council's secretariat for the fiscal year 2015.
 The Council had decided the following:
1- Approving the Council budget for the 2015 fiscal year and its circumstances.
  
 2. Reviewing and discussing Auto Injury Insurance for traffic accidents.
 The Council had decided the following:
1- The re-connection between the General Directorate of Traffic, the Ministry of Health, the providers of health services, the Monetary Agency, the National Information Centre, and the General Organization for Social Insurance is the best solution. The secretariat of the Council shall coordinate with these bodies to search and recommend the body that will be responsible for taking charge of this initiative.
2- The study shall be repeated for the General Secretariat to find out the procedures for paying the costs of medical claims resulting from motor vehicle traffic crashes and the procedures of collection.
3- The General Secretariat shall re-submit the issue to the Council after completing the required discussion and taking the appropriate decision.

3. Request to discuss and approve the policies for the remuneration of the General Secretariat of the Council employees and approve the disbursement of the reward for the years 2012/2013 AD
 The Council had decided the following:
1- Approving the disbursement of a two-month bonus to all employees for the years 2012, 2013, 2014 when it’s due.
2- Adopting the implementation of the rules regulating the disbursement of employee bonuses to be applied starting from the year 2015.
3- The General Secretariat is preparing a proposal for KPIs to be added to the criteria for evaluating the performance of employees once
  approved by the Council to be effective as of 2016.
  
4. Requesting to approve the award recommendation for the cleaning and hospitality services project for the new Council Secretariat headquarters.
 The Council had decided the following:
1- Awarding the project of the Council Secretariat new headquarter cleaning and hospitality to Rimal Al Sahel Contracting Company for 7,689,600 riyals over three years.
 
2- Authorizing the Secretary-General of the Council to complete the rest of the statutory procedures.
  
  
 5. Reviewing the preparations made for the health insurance application of visitors to the Kingdom
 The Council had extended their thanks to the General Secretariat for the efforts in this regard, emphasizing the following:
1- Coordinating with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss the issue of reciprocity with regard to the obligatory purchase of health insurance policies for visitors from Saudi companies.
2- Complete the next steps.
3- Report to the Council on the developments of the matter.


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