On August 17, 2013, the Health Insurance Fund Committee of Koh Samui Municipality held its 8th meeting of the year. Chaired by Miss Supinya Sritongkul, the Deputy Mayor, the meeting took place at the Mook Samui Conference Room in the Koh Samui Municipality Office. In attendance were heads of government departments, municipal staff, and committee members of the Village Health Volunteer Fund (VHV).
Key Topics Discussed
Budget Limits and Remaining Budget
The meeting featured discussions on the budget limits and the remaining budget for the year. These figures were determined according to guidelines approved by the Koh Samui Municipal Health Insurance Fund Committee.
Announcements and Orders
The committee shared announcements of orders from the Koh Samui Municipal Health Insurance Fund Committee. These orders were relevant to the committee’s operations and required compliance from the members.
Financial Status Reports
The financial status reports of the Koh Samui Municipal Health Insurance Fund were presented during the meeting. This information included updates for the third quarter as well as for the months of June and July 2013.
Fund Subcommittee Considerations
The meeting also involved the consideration of orders for the Fund Subcommittee. The purpose of this was to ensure proper coordination and cooperation among the various subcommittees working on health-related projects.
Type 2 Project Plans
Eight Type 2 project plans were evaluated during the meeting. These projects aimed to support and promote health promotion activities and disease prevention in the community, in line with the objectives of the Health Insurance Fund.
Regulations for Effective Fund Management
The committee considered the implementation of necessary regulations for effective fund management. These regulations would help to control and supervise fund income, disbursements, fund preservation, and accounting or property management of the Health Insurance Fund. The intention was to enforce the principles approved by the Health Insurance Fund Committee.
Preparations for Future Meetings
Finally, the meeting addressed the need to prepare for upcoming meetings with Health Insurance Fund consultants, Health Insurance Fund Committee members, and Health Insurance Fund advisers. These meetings would help to ensure effective collaboration and communication among all stakeholders in the effort to improve public health in Koh Samui Municipality.