Over 11,500 medical facilities look up health insurance via chip-based ID cards

Information of over 3.1 million health insurance cards had been looked up via chip-based citizen identification cards at more than 11,500 medical facilities, accounting for 90.2% of the total number, as of late September.
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

To date, the insurance sector has completed a database of more than 98 million people, corresponding to nearly 28 million households. Nearly 13,000 medical facilities are interconnected.

As of late September, information of nearly 52 million people had been authenticated.

The national insurance database was launched on June 1. It covers social, health, unemployment insurance as well as medical and social security information to ensure citizens’ rights and interests.