How premiums are calculated and collected for foreign professionals, as well as their dependents?
The premiums for wage-earners, the insured of category 1 are based on their monthly salary. For employers and self-employed owners of professional business it is based on their profitable income with regards to the payroll bracket table and reported by their group insurance applicant. The formula of premiums is as follows:【Insured amount X insurance premium rate X contribution ratio X (1+number of dependents)】The premium will be withheld from the employee’s paycheck and then be transferred to the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA). The premiums for those dependents are same as the insured and shall be paid by the insured.
For more detailed information about how premiums are calculated, please refer to NHIA’s website or contact the Health Insurance
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