Digital Hospital Has Provided Over 10 Crore in Free Health Cashback to Cover the Medical Expenses of Its Patients

Digital Hospital, 10 Crore Free Health Cashback

Providing Tk. 3.9 Crore for Maternal & Child Health, Tk. 1.2 Crore for Female Health, Tk. 28 Lakh for Typhoid & Dengue Fever, Tk. 3 Lakh for COVID-19 Isolation and Hospitalization along with Free Health Cashback for various other health issues.

Digital Hospital, an innovative digital healthcare provider based in Bangladesh, has been working relentlessly towards making quality healthcare more accessible and affordable for everyone.

Apart from providing doctor consultations via chat, call, and video call, Digital Hospital also provides Free Health Cashback to help support patients and their families with the financial burden of medical costs. So far, Digital Hospital settled over Tk. 10 crore in Free Health Cashback to over 8000 people.

Focused on helping the people who need it the most, Digital Hospital’s aim is to make a difference in the community by improving maternal, child, and overall population health to empower people to live healthy lives by providing 24/7 holistic healthcare solutions via the Digital Hospital App. However, since the medical expense is a primary concern for many, Digital hospital has also introduced Free Health Cashback – a feature that allows patients to avail cashback against their medical expenses using the Digital Hospital App.

Starting from hospital bills, diagnostic tests, maternity, and COVID-19 isolation, the Free Health Cashback can be availed in any of the mentioned categories by simply submitting the relevant documents via the Digital Hospital App.

Around 75% of the claims are received and settled completely digitally through the app. The total amount of Free Health Cashback ranging from Tk. 4,000 to 250,000, can be availed by subscribing to the different packages of Digital Hospital. On average, a household spends 7.5% of its total income on healthcare and the poorest 20% spent approximately 13.5% of their income for the same 1 . Furthermore, Healthcare expenditures add another 5.8 million people to the extreme poverty 2 and out-of-pocket costs are the key factor discouraging parents from taking children for medical treatment, impacting poor more than rich families 3 . Therefore, support with health financing can be highly beneficial for many people. Mrs.Rahima(pseudonym), had conceived at the end of 2020 and both she and her husband became a bit worried as consulting doctors in person during the pandemic was quite risky.

That is when she bought the Ami Gold package and after having the baby had applied for the Free Health Cashback for her maternity expenditure. Soon after she received Tk. 15,000 as cashback. She says, ‘Receiving this support for my medical expenses from Digital Hospital has helped me a lot especially during this difficult time of the pandemic. I am very grateful to have found a Digital hospital beside me, giving me strength and courage. I will advise all my relatives and friends to subscribe to Digital Hospital packages as well.” Andrew Smith, CCO of Digital Hospital says, “Every year millions of families in Bangladesh are pushed into poverty by the costs of healthcare treatment for a loved one.

Universal health coverage has never been more urgent and important. No one should have to choose between accessing treatment for those they love and family poverty. Digital Hospital has distributed over Tk. 10 Crore in healthcare support to our members in need, leveraging mobile technology for fast, secure payments. Together with our partners, we can make healthcare in Bangladesh more accessible and affordable.” About Digital Hospital- Digital Hospital, an innovative digital healthcare provider based in Bangladesh, is helping to revolutionize the country’s healthcare industry via the Digital Hospital App. Digital Hospital is working towards making a difference in the community, improving population health, and decreasing the financial stress of the patients and their families to empower people to live healthy lives by providing 24/7 holistic healthcare solutions. The platform integrates multiple healthcare services, including consultation with experienced and renowned specialist doctors. Serving 1.3 million people, Digital Hospital offers a wide range of healthcare services through the App:- Consultation with Doctors via video call, chat, and audio calls– Online Medicine & Health Device Order – Home Diagnostic Test – Free Health Cashback. At Digital Hospital, we have helped our members save over Tk. 10 Crore by providing them with Free Health Cashback. ISO 27001:2013 Certified, Digital Hospital is a brand of Digital Healthcare Solutions which is operated by Grameen Telecom Trust. The trust also operates over 130 community clinics and 4 eye hospitals to serve people across Bangladesh.

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