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Sehat Insaf Card (Qaumi Sehat Card) – All You Need to Know

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Sehat Insaf Card has been a new addition to the Healthcare sector of Pakistan. This health card facility has been introduced to make healthcare affordable for all.

However, if you are not aware of the Sehat Card and want to know everything from the application process to the sehat card benefits in Pakistan, this article is a 6 step guideline for you. 

Let’s begin with the introduction! 

What is a Qaumi Sehat Card? 

Punjab Government has launched health cards known as Sehat Insaf Card or Qaumi Sehat Card to provide free of cost healthcare services. Above all, this is hands down a very big revolution taking place to ensure the availability of affordable healthcare services across the Punjab.

By using the sehat insaf card, deserving families will be provided with free medical treatment that will be up to 10 lac rupees per year. 

Sehat Insaf Card is /Qaumi Sehat Card a scheme initiated under Sehat Sahulat Program that is introduced for the people of Punjab. 

Who is Eligible for Sehat Insaf Card?

As of now, any citizen who is making less than 300 rupees per day is eligible to access this card and opt for free medical care. 

People including the transgender and disabled ones (registered with NADRA) are eligible for sheat insaf card in all 36 districts across Punjab. 

When was the Sehat Insaf Card Launched? 

In a speech given by Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Governor House Lahore, it was officially announced that on 31st December 2021 the PTI government will be launching Sehat Insaf Card/ Qaumi Sehat Card (National Health Card)  all over Punjab. 

During the launch, the Prime Minister applauded the efforts of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Dr. Yasmeen Rashid. A total of 400 billion rupees has been assigned to serve this objective alone. 

The Reason Behind the Sehat Sahulat Card Launch

In his speech, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared that his mother got really sick due to cancer. He was absolutely hopeless because there was no proper treatment for cancer.

Further, it was a first-hand experience that made him think about what it feels like to have nothing in your hands. He built Shaukat Khanum Hospital after the death of his mother which provides free treatment to cancer patients and started dreaming of launching free health insurance in Pakistan. 

Now that he is ruling, with the same thought he is seeking to launch free healthcare services throughout Pakistan with the Health Card or Sehat Card. 

How to Apply for a Sehat Insaf Card? 

To apply for the Sehat Sahulat Card you need to follow six easy steps. These are, 

Step 1: Eligibility Check

First of all, check your eligibility for sehat insaf card by sending a message/SMS to 8500. You need to write your NIC (National Identity Card) number in the message. A  verification message will confirm your eligibility for the sehat insaf card.

However, you can also register for qaumi sehat card by downloading the Naya Pakistan Qaumi Sehat Card App

Sehat Insaf Card Update 2022: KPK residents should send their CNIC number to 9780 to check the eligibility.

Step 2: Get Your Sehat Insaf Card

If you are eligible then go and grab your Qaumi Sehat Card from any of the sehat insaf card distribution centers in your area. Verification message contains the information regarding your respective distribution center.

Step 3: Get Your Documents

It is essential for you to have all the required documents when you visit the Sehat Insaf card hospitals for treatment. These documents include:

  • Original ID Card
  • Sehat Card
  • B-form (in case of children).

Step 4: Sehat Card Verification

Once you go to any of the Sehat Insaf Card empanelled hospitals, now go to the Counter of the Sehat Sahulat Programme. After verification of Sehat Card, you can move to the relevant hospital department. 

Step 5: Get Yourself Treated

You will now get free treatment with the Sehat Insaf Card. However, be mindful that the cost of the treatment will be deducted only in the case where the patient is admitted to the hospital. 

Step 6: Give Feedback

In the end, Sehat Sahulat Programme Helpline will call you after you use the Sehat Insaf Card. Further, you can also give your feedback by dialing 0800-09009

Packages of Treatment Offered on the Sehat Insaf Card

There have been a total of two packages covered offered in accordance with the website of the Sehat Sahulat Program. These include:

1. Priority Treatment Package

In this package, an amount of 300,000 will be allocated to a single family annually. However, an additional 300,000 can be allotted to sehat insaf holders if required. Priority treatment package also includes the treatment of some serious medical conditions alongside chronic diseases. These include, 

  • Accidents or Burns
  • Neurological Procedures
  • Dialysis
  • Heart Conditions and Diseases
  • Organ Failure
  • Cancer i.e, skin cancer, breast cancer treatment including chemotherapy
  • Chronic Issues i.e, Hepatitis A, C Tuberculosis and Chronic Liver Damage

2. Secondary Care Package

In this package, there is a total of Rs. 60, 000 allotted to every sehat insaf card holder family on annual basis. However, if this amount is not enough Rs. 60,000 will be added further. Apart from this, other benefits of this package include, 

  • All types of illnesses
  • All surgical procedures
  • Maternity Procedures and Services i.e, Normal Delivery and C-Sections

Bonus Benefits

A transport service that covers up to Rs.1000 is given to every patient at the time of discharge. This is valid up to 3 times.

If the patient under treatment dies, Rs. 10,000 will be provided to the family to manage the funeral expenses. 

Sehat Insaf Card Hospitals List

In the Sehat Sahulat Program, health card services are applicable on a given list of hospitals. Some of the prominent hospitals include, 

Hospitals in Lahore: 

  • Aadil Hospital
  • Arif Memorial Hospital
  • Avicenna Hospital
  • Bahria Orchard Hospital Lahore
  • Gulab Devi Hospital
  • Orthopedic Medical Complex
  • Punjab Institute of Cardiology
  • Sharif Hospital
  • Surgical Hospital

Further, the entire list of sehat insaf card hospitals is shared by Fawad Chaudhary on his Twitter account, here is the link,

Hospitals in Rawalpindi: 

  • Al-Khidmat Razi Hospital Syed Pur
  • Al-Syed Hospital
  • Al Shahbaz Medical Complex Hospital
  • Bahria International Hospital
  • Christian Hospital
  • Islamic International Medical College Trust
  • Rawalpindi Institute Of Cardiology

Hospitals in Multan:

  • Aziz Hospital
  • Ali General Hospital Multan
  • Bakhrtawar Amin Hospital
  • Ibn-e-Sina Hospital and Research Institute
  • Khurshid Rafique Hospital
  • South Punjab Chest Clinic
  • Shehzad Surgical Hospital

Hospitals in Gujranwala:

  • Abu Bakar Clinic
  • Aslam Memorial Zakria Hospital
  • Faisalabad International Hospital
  • Fazal Ellahi Chatta Hospital
  • Khair Un Nisa Hospital
  • Maqsooda Zia Hospital
  • Mujahid Hospital Faisalabad
  • Pinum Hospital
  • Rathore Hospital
  • Sughran Siddique Hospital

Hospitals in Faisalabad:

  • Abdullah Medical Complex
  • Butt Eye Hospital
  • Fatima Bashir Hospital
  • Iqra Medical Complex
  • Muhammad Islam Teaching Hospital
  • Rathore Institute Of Eye And Medical Complex
  • Salamat Hospital And Health Care Center
  • Wazirabad Institute Of Cardiology

FAQ’s Regarding Sehat Insaf Card

1. How can I check my Eligibility for Sehat Insaf Card? 

You can check your eligibility by sending an SMS that contains your CNIC number of 8500. 

2. How to Get Sehat Insaf Card? 

Following the confirmation message, you can collect your naya Pakistan health card from the sehat insaf card distribution center in your area (confirmation message contains the details about it)

3. Can I get money against my health card if I don’t use it for treatment purposes? 

No, you cannot take the money. Sehat Insaf Card is only for healthcare services and nothing else. 

4. Do I have to use a Sehat Card registered in my father’s name?

Yes, you can use the Sehat Insaf Card in your father’s name. However, this is not applicable if you are married.

 5. Who is eligible for the Sehat Insaf Card? 

Any person previously registered with NADRA can have a Qaumi Sehat Card according to Dr. Yasmeen Rashid. 

 6. How many times can I get treatment with a Sehat Insaf Card? 

Depending upon the treatment package, one can avail free of cost treatment care worth 60000 (priority disease treatment package) and 300,000 (secondary care treatment package) rupees using the health card. 

7. In which hospitals can we get treatment using Sehat Card? 

Government has issues sehat insaf card hospitals lists across Punjab province that provide free of cost treatment. 

8. Which diseases are treated under Sehat Insaf Card? 

Diseases treatment that require hospitalization (OPD services are not included) can be treated on sehat insaf card.

9. Will children born in eligible families also be eligible for Sehat Insaf Card? 

Firstly, if the child is born in a hospital empanelled with Sehat Card, he/she will be automatically eligible. However, for the hospital not on sehat insaf card hospital list, the child will be eligible after B-form submission issued by NADRA.

10. Is Sehat Insaf Card the same as Sehat Card Plus?

Sehat Card Plus is a program for the residents of KPK. However, Sehat Insaf Card is for the residents of Punjab.

Sehat Insaf Card Update 2022

June 7, 2022 – At this time, 1424791 patients are treated all across the Punjab using Sehat Insaf Card. 

March 31, 2022 – Sehat Insaf Card facility has been provided to the whole population of Punjab.

March 9, 2022 – Overall 90% increase in the number of sehat card users was seen in february 2022 as compared to january.

How to Contact Sehat Sahulat Program’s Staff?

In conclusion, Sehat Insaf Card is a great initiative by the current Government of Pakistan. Without any doubt, this will prove to be a great milestone as this will help a number of underprivileged families to get healthcare facilities for free. For further details regarding the Punjab Health Card:

Call: 0800-09009

Email: [email protected]

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