Health Card Plus Registration Process

Health Card Plus program is available for all citizens of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is one of the important plan by the provincial government. It is life form apply through the selected insurance company selected through a national ready for action request process.

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More than 7.8 million families are receiving free access to healthcare services under this health card plus program. Beneficiary data is collected in private. Peoples benefiting from the program receive complete services up to a particular amount without any out-of-pocket expenses, kp government amounting to 1.0 million every family per year.

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Health Card plus program yearly cost is about 18 billion rupees. peoples can avail services through contracted government and private hospitals across the province, covering primary health care and secondary care for conditions like accidents, emergencies, diabetes, kidney transplants, hepatitis B and C, all types of cancer, heart, and vascular diseases.

Health Card Plus program does not cover the following treatments, items, conditions, activities, and associated expenses

  • Self-inflicted injuries, suicide attempts, transmitted diseases and their treatment costs.
  • Psychiatric or neurological conditions (including any nervous disorders and their physical manifestations) or sensory re-education (whether or not of psychiatric origin).
  • Fertility, infertility, contraception, or related hormonal treatments or research.
  • Participation or training in any risky or dangerous sports, fun or professional activities.
  • Injuries resulting from illegal acts by a person.
  • Injuries or treatments related to wars, insurrections, rebellions, enemy actions, hostile activities (whether declared war or not), civil war, revolution, riots, etc., with thought to the degree and strength of an armed public disturbance.

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  • Radioactive fuel, nuclear fission, or materials from nuclear weapons causing ionizing radiation or contamination.
  • Services or treatment in spas, hydroclinics, sanatoriums, nursing homes, or long-term care facilities not classified as hospitals.
  • Experimental or unproven treatments.
  • Cosmetic procedures, cosmetic plastic surgery, hair grafting, and dental procedures except emergency dental care or treatment following an accident.
  • Elective medical examinations or check-ups, including any charges or basic diagnostic entry (excluding breast cancer screening), routine eye or ear examinations, vaccination, medical certificates, examination for employment or travel purposes, spectacles, contact lenses, and hearing aids, except when deemed medically necessary.
  • Treatment for organ transplantation claims, other than renal transplantation, by the beneficiary other than the qualified/identical donor.

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  • Treatment obtained at a place other than healthcare facility.
  • Any outpatient treatment.
  • Prosthetic or medical appliances for which surgery is not required.
  • Unjustified hospital admission.
  • Blood donor screening, grouping, and cross-matching.
  • Personal comfort items such as telephone charges, convenience items, food, or other non-medically necessary items.
  • Natural calamities or epidemics, including floods, earthquakes, blizzards, hurricanes, etc., but not limited.
  • Treatment for all teeth or mouth-related conditions except trauma-related cases.

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Secondary healthcare services cover various critical medical and surgical emergency care that cannot be provided at primary care facilities.

These services include

  • organization of cardiac issues.
  • difficult cases of diabetes.
  • complete cancer care for all types of cancer.
  • Management of genetic and urinary disorders, including dialysis and transplantation.
  • Neurosurgical treatments for neurological diseases.
  • Complex secondary healthcare situation that require referral to tertiary care hospitals.
  • Artificial organ implants (prosthetics).
  • Screening for breast cancer.

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Healthcare services are generally provided in both private and government hospitals, with District Headquarters (DHQ)  and Tehsil Headquarters (THQ) hospitals


The services offered are not limited to, but may include

  • Treatment for accidents and emergencies.
  • supply of common medications.
  • General surgery procedures.
  • Orthopedics (bone and joint-related treatments).
  • Obstetrics and gynecology services.
  • Pediatrics (medical care for children).
  • Treatment for eye-related conditions.
  • Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) treatments.

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Main Purpose of Article

This article provides information about the Health Card Plus program in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including its coverage, benefits, and exclusions.


What is the Health Card Plus program?

  • The Health Card Plus program is a healthcare initiative by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government that provides free access to healthcare services for over 7.8 million families in the province.

What services are covered by the Health Card Plus program?

  • The program covers primary and secondary healthcare services, including treatment for accidents, emergencies, diabetes, kidney transplants, hepatitis B and C, all types of cancer, heart, and vascular diseases.

What treatments and expenses are not covered by the Health Card Plus program?

  • The program does not cover treatments for self-inflicted injuries, psychiatric or neurological conditions, fertility, cosmetic procedures, elective medical examinations, and various other exclusions as mentioned in the article.

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