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IBM Helps Government of Slovenia to Build Smart Health Insurance System
Date:5/13/2009

New Electronic Health Insurance Card System to be Implemented Across Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia today announced that it will roll out a new electronic health insurance card system based on IBM (NYSE: IBM) technology across the country.

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The new system enables healthcare providers to instantly and accurately check a patient's health insurance status and allows for health claims to be processed online.

The decision to implement the new electronic health insurance system nationwide comes after the successful completion of a pilot program at Dr. Franc Derganc General Hospital in the Nova Gorica region of Slovenia.

The system is based on an IBM integrated IT infrastructure solution, which links healthcare providers to both public and private health insurance organizations. It uses an electronic health insurance card that will be carried by every Slovenian citizen and presented at the point of healthcare delivery.

Each electronic card carries a digital certificate which identifies the patient and enables the healthcare provider to access the patient's health insurance data online. During home visits, doctors can even check the health insurance data remotely by sending the patient's health insurance number as an SMS message.

"Our decision to implement the electronic health insurance card system across the country will give Slovenia one of the most advanced health insurance systems in the world," said Samo Fakin, General Manager of the Slovenian He
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