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24.6 million health insurance searches conducted using citizen ID chip numbers | Health

24.6 million health insurance searches conducted using citizen ID chip numbers hinh anh 1A medical worker in Yen Lac Medical Centre, Vinh Phuc, registering a patient for medical examinations using brand-new chip-embedded citizen ID cards. (Photo:VNA)


Hanoi (VNS/VNA) –
More than 24.6 million searches for
health insurance information have been conducted utilising chip-based citizen
identity card numbers.

These searches have been facilitated at 12,401 medical examination
and treatment facilities currently implementing health insurance-covered
medical examination and treatment services.

The national social health insurance database’s 80.3 million
personal information records have been confirmed with the population database,
according to Vietnam Social Security (VSS).

The national population database has received and exchanged more
than 105.6 million social and health insurance records from the VSS system.

With over 24.6 million successful searches for health insurance
information using citizen identification cards with chips, there are currently
12,401 healthcare facilities nationwide that accept health insurance and use
citizen identification cards with chips for health examinations and treatment
(reaching 96.77% of the total number of health insurance facilities
nationwide).

Through the Family Health Insurance Card Renewal service with
reduced contribution rates via the National Public Service Portal and the
Portal of the VSS, 1,073 health insurance card extension applications have been
received and processed by the VSS’s systems and the National Public Service
Portal.

So far, the VSS in two localities (Hanoi and Ha Nam) have
implemented test programmes that have received and processed 24,073
applications for health insurance cards for children under six years old, and
892 applications for funeral allowance in the interconnection of birth
registration, permanent residence registration, and issuance of health
insurance cards for children under six years old; the interconnection of death
registration, cancellation of permanent residence registration, and funeral
allowance.

As of April 12, 2022, the VSS has successfully coordinated
with the necessary departments to integrate the public service

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