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Union Health Secretary Launches myCGHS App for iOS Devices

New Delhi: Apurva Chandra, Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, unveiled the myCGHS app for iOS devices today, marking a significant leap in enhancing access to healthcare services for Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) beneficiaries. Developed by the technical teams of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) Himachal Pradesh and NIC Health Team, the app aims to provide CGHS beneficiaries with convenient access to essential healthcare features on their mobile devices.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the launch, Shri Apurva Chandra emphasized the transformative potential of the myCGHS app in revolutionizing healthcare services. He stated, “The myCGHS app is an essential leap for CGHS in the realm of healthcare services. It empowers CGHS beneficiaries with convenient access to essential healthcare features right at their fingertips. This initiative aligns with the government’s vision of leveraging technology to enhance the quality and accessibility of healthcare services.”

The myCGHS iOS app offers a wide range of services, including:

Booking and cancellation of online appointments
Downloading CGHS card and index card
Accessing lab reports from CGHS labs
Checking medicine history
Checking medical reimbursement claim status
Accessing referral details
Locating nearby wellness centers, hospitals, labs, and dental units
Accessing contact details of wellness centers and offices
The app incorporates robust security features such as 2-factor authentication and functionality of mPIN to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of users’ data.

The launch of the myCGHS app for iOS devices represents a significant milestone in digital healthcare services in the Department of CGHS. The app will be available for download on both iOS and Android platforms, free of charge, enabling CGHS beneficiaries to access healthcare services seamlessly. CGHS beneficiaries are encouraged to embrace this innovative solution for a streamlined healthcare experience.

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