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Government introduces mobile e-cards

The government of Punjab has introduced mobile e-cards for the cashless health insurance policy scheme. It will provide the details of the Punjab Government employees and the Pensioner Health Insurance Scheme (PGIPHIS). Any employee can take advantage of it by simply downloading  the special  App “PGEPHIS” and can look into the details of the plan, empanelled hospitals, pharmacies, claim status, and authorization status etc.

Around  4 lakh employees / pensioners have been registered and given e-cards. Every employee/pensioner has been informed through SMS regarding confirmation of his/her registration and the link for this App. This is the special feature that empowers every employee/pensioner to have accurate and complete status of his/her claim on his/her fingertips.

Vini Mahajan, Principal Secretary Health and Family Welfare informed that Fortis Mohali, which is the only global level J.C.I accredited hospital in the northern region was empanelled and was ready to provide cashless treatment to Punjab Government employees and pensioners.

 

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