Private Employers and Palau National Government contributes 2.5% employer share to match employee share to the Social Security Adminsitration for uninterrupted coverage under the NHI. Contributions are mandatory for all employers.
Self Employed Persons contribute 5% because they are considered both employee and employer. All unemployed individuals are encouraged to joine the NHI program by paying voluntary premiums. The premium for voluntary participating under the NHI is $40.95/quarterly.
The National Government pays for subscription costs for individual citizens who are sixty (60) and older and not working, or who are disabled and not working.