The Punjab government has launched the PM Health Card Program in certain places. The online registration for the Sehat Card has been started by the Punjab Health Initiative Management Company and the Prime Minister Health Programme. Call the Punjab and KPK helplines to activate your Sehat card.
The Pakistani government’s Sehat Sahulat (Healthcare Convenience) Program allows citizens of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan Azad Kashmir, and Tharparkar (Sindh) to get Qaumi Sehat Cards (National Health Cards). Free inpatient healthcare is available to millions of low-income families.
It allows you to visit public and private hospitals in certain areas. These services cover accidents, medical emergencies, disorders such as diabetes, renal disease, Hepatitis B and C, and cancers. Sehat Cardholders may also be eligible for free COVID-19 treatment.
Any Pakistani earning less than $2 per day may enrol in the Ehsaas Kafaalat/Benazir Income Support Program and get free medical care (BISP).
The programme includes all permanent residents of KPK (including merged districts from ex-FATA), Punjab, and AJK, regardless of wealth, according to NADRA statistics. By March 31, 2022, the Punjab government hopes to have enrolled all Punjab citizens in the programme.
How to Verify Sehat Card Eligibility
To determine whether you are qualified for the programme, send an SMS to 8500 with your National Identity Card number. It’s pretty simple. Send an SMS to the number 8500 with your National Identification Card number to see whether you’re eligible (9780 for KPK). You may get further information by calling the government helplines 0800-09009 and 0800-89898.
How To Get Sehat Card Step By Step
If you are judged to be qualified, you may pick up your Pakistan Sehat card at the card distribution facility established in your district. If you are eligible, your CNIC card may be used as your default Sehat Card since it is regarded as a default, Sehat Card.
Gather the necessary information and documentation. Select the hospitals that will participate in the Sehat Sahulat Program. Always bring your original CNIC with you while visiting a government or private hospital. If you have a child under 18, you must provide both their B-form and one of their parents’ CNIC.
Make Use of Your Sehat Card to Get Medical Attention If you arrive at the hospital and want more assistance, you may go to the Sehat Sahulat Program counter. The SSP personnel will confirm your eligibility and refer you to the relevant hospital department for treatment using your CNIC. Obtain Free Treatment: The cost of treatment will be taken from the Sehat Card account after the patient has been admitted to the hospital.