09 April, 2008
Gemalto has begun production of three million electronic health care cards for Azerbaijan, the largest and most populous country in the south Caucasus region of Eurasia. Partnering with IT company, Bestcomp, the pilot phase started in February with roll-outs expected to continue until 2010.
This first large scale e-government project in the country means a health care card for its citizens that will simplify the submission of claims to the country’s social security services by using digitizing claims forms. It also offers identification, transaction security and speeds up reimbursements.
Gemalto has already implemented similar programs in Algeria, Belgium, China, Finland, France, Germany, Mexico, Puerto Rico, UK and Slovenia.