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Good News Health Card was reinstated by CM Punjab Maryam Nawaz

About Health Card

The Health Card is an initiative taken by the Government of Pakistan to provide free health care to poor and deserving families. Currently, millions of poor and deserving families across the country are benefiting from it. With the help of a sehat card, treatment can be completed in government and non-government hospitals across the country. And the patients do not need to pay any expenses for the treatment because the government of Pakistan itself pays all the expenses.

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Health Card was reinstated

Until some time before this, free treatment of up to 10 lakh rupees could be done with the help of the sehat card, but in the last few years, the changing governments in the country have stopped the sehat card. But now the new government in Punjab has decided to restore the card again. Now, members of poor and deserving families can get free treatment from any government or non-government hospital without paying any expenses. Apart from Punjab, the health card has also been restored by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Health Card was reinstated by CM Punjab Maryam Nawaz

In this article, you are provided with complete details about getting the card and the eligibility criteria. You can check your eligibility with the help of the procedure given below.

Eligibility Criteria for Sehat Card Applicants

Some eligibility criteria have been set by the government of Pakistan for the provision of sehat cards. Only those who fulfill these can avail of this card, whose details are given below.

As you know, this card is provided by the government of Pakistan to those people who belong to poor and deserving families and cannot afford the expenses for their treatment. Eligibility criteria may vary in some places, but generally, this card is provided by the Government of Pakistan to people who have a low monthly income and belong to poor and deserving families.

Many people will have this question here: Can government employees also get this card? So I will answer your question. Yes, government employees can also get this card and benefit from it.

Also Read: How to Apply for the Khidmat Card

Procedure to get health card

A few years ago, when the sehat card was introduced, people had to go to different offices to complete their registration. And seeing these difficulties, the government of Pakistan has made some changes to the procedure. Now the government of Pakistan has replaced the identity card with the sehat card. Now your ID card will be your sehat card.

And if you talk about registration, you don’t need to do any kind of registration for that. You can check your eligibility by SMSing your ID card number to 8500. If you are declared eligible for this card, you can go to any government or private hospital and get free treatment by showing your ID card.

اور اگر آپ رجسٹریشن کی بات کرتے ہیں تو اس کے لیے آپ کو کسی قسم کی رجسٹریشن کرنے کی ضرورت نہیں ہے۔ آپ اپنا شناختی کارڈ نمبر 8500 پر ایس ایم ایس کر کے اپنی اہلیت چیک کر سکتے ہیں، اگر آپ کو اس کارڈ کے لیے اہل قرار دیا جاتا ہے، تو آپ کسی بھی سرکاری یا پرائیویٹ ہسپتال جا کر اپنا شناختی کارڈ دکھا کر مفت علاج کروا سکتے ہیں۔

Important instructions to fully benefit from the Health Card

  • According to Nadra records, a married man, his wife, and his unmarried children are one family.
  • In the case of widows, update your details in the NADRA record.
  • Get an ID card from NADRA as soon as possible, or get it renewed with the correct rules.
  • Parents are requested to make their children under the age of 18 without a form.
  • Ensure correct entry of all details (marriage, birth, death, permanent and present address, etc.) in NADRA records so that you and all your family members can benefit from health card facilities.

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