Digital Payment


Digital Payment in Health Domain

The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of the Government of India with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. “Faceless, Paperless, Cashless” is one of professed role of Digital India.

Promotion of digital payments has been accorded highest priority by the Government and is one of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2017-2018. Accordingly, a pan-India target of total 2,500 crore digital transactions through five payment modes namely UPl, USSD, Aadhar Pay, IMPS and Debit cards, and GoI has achived target of 2060 Crore digital transactions durin FY 2017-18. New target of 110 Crore transaction has been assigned to department of Health and Family Welfare for FY 2018-19 and incentive schemes has been initiated for promotion of digital Payments

Touch Points for accepting Digital Payment in Health Care Organisations (HCO)

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare requested all the public and private Health Care Organisations (HCO) for enabling all customer touch points with Digital Payment acceptance infrastructure.

Patients/Citizen can pay by means of UPI, BHIM, Mobile Wallet, Credits & Debits Cards in various health care organisation

Health facility should enable all customer touch points with Digital Payment infrastructure

DIGITAL PAYMENT METHODS

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Action Taken by MoHFW

  • Digital Payments Committee constituted in MoHFW
  • Action plan prepared in accordance with action items identified & outlined by MeitY,
  • Advisories issued to States/UTs (Principal Secretary, Health and Mission Director, NHM) and all Central Govt Hospitals/ Autonomous Institutes in April & May, 2017.
  • Advisories issued to all the Empaneled hospitals/Diagnostics Centres under CGHS , including private ones, to ensure 100% digital payment on April, 2017.
  • Advisories issued to State Nodal agencies (SNAs) of States/UTs under RSBY for use of Digital modes for financial transactions.
  • Meeting held with State Nodal agencies and representatives of RSBY during National Workshop held in May, 2017.
  • Meetings held on Digital Payments with officials of-
  • Meeting with Central Govt Hospitals/ Autonomous Institutes held on 11th May, 2017
  • IEC material provided for promotion of Digital Payment to all the States/UTs and Central Government & autonomous Hospitals through various possible modes such as print poster, electronic display, web portal etc. at Govt. Institutes/Health Facility Centres/others to ensure wide spread Digital payment.
  • States/UTs Government vide MoHFW letter dated 7th August 2017-18 have been allocated targets of digital payment transaction in Health Care .
  • Presentation on Digital Payment was made by MOHFW & NPCI offical in the executive council meeting of the Maharashtra state chemist & Druggists Association on 17th August, 2017
  • "Meeting with Principal Secretaries (Health) of all States/UTs held on 18th August 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan,New Delhi."
  • Presentation on Digital Payment was made by MOHFW & NPCI offical in the executive council meeting of the Indian Medical Association (IMA)on 27th August, 2017.
  • Presentation on Digital Payment promotion in health sector was made by MOHFW, SBI Lucknow and NPCI, Lucknow in the Annual General Meeting and CEP of the Chemist and Druggists Federation (CDF) on 3rd September, 2017 at Lucknow. The BHIM APP and Bharat QR code was also promoted during this event. The office bearer of the federation directed all the participants
  • MoHFW has organize a workshop for members of IMA to promote digital payment mechanism & the use of BHIM APP and Bharat QR code was promoted on 8th of Sept. 2017 at IMA House, New Delhi for leaders of IMA.
  • Presentation on promotion of Digital Payment in health sector was made by MOHFW & NPCI official at National level meeting of Chemists & Druggists Federation, on 10th September at Mumbai and was attended by more than 500 delegates from all over the Country.
  • MoHFW and NPCI made the presentation on promotion of Digital Payment in health sector at 7th International CME, Workshop & Conference on ‘Cost Effective Use of Technology in e-Healthcare’ on 13th September, 2017 AIIMS, Delhi.
  • Advisories issued to Additional Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary, Secretary & Mission director of all the States/UTs for the promotion of digital payment promotion dated 05.10.2017
  • Advisories issued to Director/Medical Superintendent of all the Central Govt. Hospitals/ and Autonomous Institutes for the promotion of digital payment promotion vide dated 10.10.2017
  • Advisories issued to all States/UTs Drug Controller for the promotion of Digital Payment vide letter dated 20th October. 2017.
  • Advisories issued vide letter dated 27.10.2017 to Central Govt. Hospitals/ Autonomous Institutes for integration of BHIM APP & Bharat QR code in the payment gateway of hospitals
  • Advisories issued vide letter dated 27.10.2017 to all States/UTs for integration of BHIM APP & Bharat QR code in the Payment Gateway of Hospitals.
  • Advisories issued vide letter dated 19.12.2017 to all central Government Hospitals/Institutes for promotion of Digital Payments using BHIM app and Bharat QR code.
  • Advisories issued vide letter dated 02.05.2018 to all States/UTs, Central Govt. Hospitals/institutes for publicizing of MDR waiver and revised BHIM incentives schemes.
  • Advisories issued vide letter dated 02.07.2018 to all States/UTs for promotion of Digital Payments and Targets for FY 2018-19.
  • Advisories issued vide letter dated 02.07.2018 to Central Govt. Hospital/Institutes for promotion of Digital Payments and Targets for FY 2018-19.




Target for Digital Transaction assigned to Health Sector
A target of 110 crore digital transactions –FY 2018-19 have been allocated for health sector which includes : (i) Centre + State/UT (ii) Public + Private sectors

The Target of "number of Digital Transactions" assigned include following payment in Digital mode:

  1. Payments by the citizens/patients towards availing medical services for OPD, IPD, Pharmacies & Labs in all Health care organization (HCO) including Private Health care organization.
  2. Payments by the citizens/patient at chemists and Druggist shops, AMRIT pharmacies, Ayush drug stores, Jan Aushidhi Centres, diagnostic labs / radiology centers and clinics including Ayush centres.
  3. Payment made by students towards college fee and other charges in Medical, Nursing, Dental Paramedics colleges / Institutes/ Universities, Training Institutes etc.
Targets Assigned To States/UTs:
S.No. States /UTs Number of Digital Transactions in Crore

1

Uttar Pradesh

17.156

2

Maharashtra

9.665

3

Bihar

8.94

4

West Bengal

7.853

5

Madhya Pradesh

6.282

6

Tamil Nadu

6.162

7

Rajasthan

5.92

8

Karnataka

5.195

9

Gujarat

5.195

10

Andhra Pradesh

4.228

11

Odisha

3.624

12

Telangana

3.02

13

Kerala

2.9

14

Jharkhand

2.779

15

Assam

2.658

16

Punjab

2.416

17

Chhattisgarh

2.175

18

Haryana

2.175

19

Jammu and Kashmir

1.087

20

Uttarakhand

0.846

21

Himachal Pradesh

0.604

22

Tripura

0.362

23

Meghalaya

0.242

24

Manipur

0.242

25

Nagaland

0.121

26

Goa

0.121

27

Arunachal Pradesh

0.121

28

Mizoram

0.121

29

Sikkim

0.0

30

Delhi

1.45

31

Puducherry

0.121

32

Chandigarh

0.121

33

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

0.036

34

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

0.024

35

Daman and Diu

0.024

36

Lakshadweep

0.006

 

 Sub Total

104.00 Crore

Target assigned to Central Government Hospitals/Institutes

S.No.

Name

Number of Digital Transactions in Lakhs

1

AIIMS, Delhi

60

2

PGIMER, Chandigarh

48

3

JIPMER, Pondicherry

48

4

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi

42

5

Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

42

6

Lady Hardinge Medical College & associated SSK & KSC Hospitals, New Delhi

36

7

NIMHANS, Bangaluru, Karnataka

36

8

Kalawati Saran Children Hospital,  New Delhi (AMC)

30

9

NIEGRIHMS, Shillong

24

10

RIMS, Imphal, Manipur

24

11

AIIMS, Bhopal

18

12

AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar

18

13

AIIMS, Jodhpur

18

14

AIIMS, Patna

18

15

AIIMS, Raipur

18

16

AIIMS, Rishikesh

18

17

NITRD, New Delhi

18

18

Mahatma Gandhi Institute of  Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharastra

18

19

Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health (LGBRIMH), Tezpur

18

20

Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, (VPCI), Delhi University, Delhi

12

21

All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIHPH), Kolkata, West Bengal

12

22

Central Institute pf Psychiatry (CIP), Kanke, Ranchi

6

23

All India Institute of Speech & Hearing (AIISH), Manasagangothri, Mysuru, Karnataka

6

24

Sports Injury Centre, New Delhi

6

25

All India Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,Mumbai, Maharashtra

6

 

Total

600      (6 cores)

MIS portal - Reporting of Digital Transactions

Ministry of health and Family Welfare has develop an online reporting mechanism (MIS) of data pulling and data collating for digital transactions from across the institutions from States/Central Govt. Hospitals/CGHS/NHM. With the help of MIS Hospitals/Institutes across the country can populate the digital transaction data consisting of total Number of transaction (Digital & Physical)

For Submitting Monthly Digital Transaction Report Click Here or visit https://dp.nhp.gov.in/login.php