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health card

n
1. (Insurance) Canadian an identity card required to obtain public health insurance services
2. (Medicine) Canadian an identity card required to obtain public health insurance services
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NNA - MP Assem Araji stressed that the health care card is much needed by citizens, hoping that related draft law will be taken up during the first parliamentary session.
"The Health Ministry is a service ministry that works for the health of the Lebanese people," Jabak said, stressing that he would follow the lead of former Health Minister and current Deputy Prime Minister Ghassan Hasbani regarding the health care card and lowering pharmaceutical prices.
The health care card will also be provided in Dera Ismail Khan and its scope will also be increased.
Intentionally I am saying people and not women because Dr Mohammad Hajaj, Senior Consultant Radiologist at HMC, explained to us through a presentation that how men can also be affected by it too." She added, "By organising this event, we aim to create awareness among women around us, at least with some advices, knowledge on when, where and why we need to go for a check-up and that there are many ways of cure." "In Qatar, every resident possesses a health care card and can go for a free check-up at HMC.
If funds are available, Pellejo said they may push to raise the cap for the health care card from the present P5,000 to P8,000 or even P10,000.
Professor Venko Andonovski in Nova Makedonija writes that the health care cards are slowly getting out of fashion, partly because the health care has been privatized and a good portion of the population does not have to use "state" health care card.
Demographic predictor variables included age, gender, English language country of birth, employment status, health care card status, receiving government benefits and living arrangements.
And we will probably not have an EHIC temporary health care card for trips to other parts of Europe.
In the Australian context, holding a Health Care Card Is another Indicator of low SES since these are issued to families with low incomes or Individuals receiving a Commonwealth pension.
How long do you think people would stay on a below-minimum wage before they realised they were better off on the dole with rent assistance, a health care card, subsidised child care etc and then maybe having to pay for childcare at a higher rate than what they would be earning?
A health care card in your wallet may mean nothing.
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