Last updated 27 June 2017
Algeria is a fast-growing country with a population of close to 40million, over 80% of whom benefit from the national healthcare organization, the Caisse Nationale des Assurances Sociales des Travailleurs Salariés (CNAS).
healthcare system struggling to meet demand, Gemalto has come up with a more efficient, electronic solution to increase security,
reduce administration costs,
speed up reimbursement payments and offer the visibility required by the CNAS to
manage the overall system efficiently.
As prime contractor, Gemalto manages the entire project including delivery of complete Secure Issuance Solution configured for high-volume centralized personalization environment and color photo printing by dye sublimation technique.
Leveraging its expertise in solutions, Gemalto assisted the CNAS in launching the production process and ensure proper training for the CNAS personnel.
700 million e-prescriptions
In addition, Gemalto provided 12 million Health Insurance Cards, which securely identify each beneficiary and their dependants, as well as Enrolment and
The tailor-made Gemalto solution includes consulting services and training, card issuance and personalization, card acceptance secured by PIN codes for patients and USB keys for health professionals and a PC based application to manage claim and prescription functionality.
The 700m e-prescription landmak was reached in May 2016.
Fact and figures of the CHIFA project as of 20 April 2016
- 11, 992,244 persons receiving social benefits
- 25,413, 218 global social security beneficiaries
- 11,645,563 cards issued
- 38,880 smart tokens issued for health professionals
- 698,829,487 e-prescriptions
- System is running in the country's 48 regions (100%)
- The dematerialization has enabled CNAS to divide administrative costs by 7