The General Authority for Healthcare (GAH) announced the provision of 8 million medical and therapeutic services through the authority’s health facilities in Ismailia since the launch of the comprehensive health insurance system in the governorate in February 2021 until now.
The medical and therapeutic services were provided through emergency departments, outpatient clinics, laboratories, diagnostic radiology and intensive care, as well as medical services offered in the inpatient clinics, nursery, dialysis, and surgical operations, according to a statement issued by the GAH.
The number of surgical operations that have been performed since the inauguration of the system in Ismailia until now, has reached 60,000 surgical interventions, in addition to ultra-precise surgical operations, which require special medical skills, according to the statement.
The beneficiary did not cost more than LE400 only as a contribution percentage, even in the largest surgical operations, which may cost up to LE1 million outside of comprehensive health insurance coverage.
Twenty medical and therapeutic services were conducted for the first time in the health facilities of Ismailia, the most important of which are kidney transplants, catheter operations to treat heart diseases without surgery using TAVI and CTO techniques, and operations to treat diseases of the abdominal aorta and blood vessels with CERAB and EVAR technologies, in addition to maxillofacial surgeries, microscopic surgeries, interventional radiology, cerebral catheterisation and emergency clot dissolution, GAH said in its statement.
The total number of laboratory and diagnostic check-ups through the Authority’s hospitals in Ismailia exceeded more than 2 million, in addition to more than 800,000 medical examinations through the GAH outpatient clinics.
The number of citizens registered in the comprehensive health insurance system in Ismailia reached one million citizens so far, while the number of health facilities operating within the comprehensive health insurance is 49, including 44 family medical facilities, in addition to 5 state-run hospitals.
They include Ismailia Medical Complex, June 30 International Center for Kidney and Urinary Tracts, Emergency, Micro and Specialized Surgeries in Abu Khalifa, and Fayed Specialised Hospital.