The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission is a government initiative launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. This mission enables the government to improve the efficiency of the digital medical and healthcare of the country. The main aim of ABDM is to provide affordability, quality, and accessibility of various medical services in the country through digital options. This is currently run by the National Health Authority (NHA). ABDM was previously referred to as Health ID or Health ID card.
When an individual creates an account through Ayushman Bharat Health Account, to obtain the Health ID, the person needs to register using their Aadhar card details. After registering a unique 14 digit number will be generated. This unique ID will have access to all the healthcare related information from lab reports to prescriptions all under one unique ID.
Health ID number is a unique 14 digit number provided to the person who registers on the website. This number holds all the information related to healthcare needs. This number also helps in the identification of the person and also access all the healthcare information across various platforms.
Healthcare professional registry offers the needed information like the qualification and years of experience of the medical professional. Both traditional and modern healthcare practitioners can be found on the platform.
Health facility registry is a vast directory of details with various healthcare facilities offering both modern and traditional medical services. It usually includes both private and public health sectors.
The PHR system aims to empower individuals in managing their healthcare information effectively. It encompasses a wide range of data, such as lab reports, comprehensive healthcare information, and other related details of the patient from various healthcare facilities.
You can apply for Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Card in just a few steps, here’s how you can.
After you enter the website you will need to click on “ Create New ABHA Card”
Then provide your Aadhar Card number.
An OTP will be sent to your Aadhar registered mobile number.”
Once you provide the OTP you will need to provide your mobile number.
A second OTP will be generated.
After that you will be redirected to the main page, once you enter the second OTP.
It automatically confirms your eligibility and generates an ABHA number.
You can download an ABHA card from the same website and also add any family members you want to link to your ABHA card.
All the data on the platform is highly secure and is not shared with any third party. ABDM platform shares any patient-related information only after the patient’s approval.
Generally families who have an annual income of less than 5 lakhs can register as on the ABDM platform and avail the benefits offered.
Yes, an ABHA card can have access for both private and public health facilities. Although the users can make an informed decision of choosing either private or public hospitals after considering all the factors.
The registration process is completely free of cost. There is no amount to be paid for any step of registration. Although you need to provide your details like name, age, phone number, and aadhar card number.
No, this is not a mandatory process and it is completely the choice of individuals who decide to register on the platform. Although voluntary, individuals can avail various benefits from registering on the platform.
Yes the ABHA platform works similar to all other social networking websites. You can always re-login using the username and password. In case you forget the username and password you can reset the password using the phone number or email id linked with the account.
Yes, ABHA card offers a certain amount limit, with ABHA card you can have cashless healthcare benefits. With this ABHA card you can avail cashless healthcare benefits in any private or public healthcare benefits.