The "mysterious" blockchain technology has been applied to people in Zhejiang for medical treatment!

Source: Hangzhou Net

Metropolitan Express News When Zhejiang is still arguing about blockchain technology, Zhejiang Province has applied blockchain technology to the medical field.

In June of this year, Zhejiang Province established the sharing and utilization mechanism of electronic bill information between medical insurance departments and medical institutions by using the distributed accounting of blockchain and multi-party synergy, and realized the whole process of generating, transmitting, storing and reimbursing medical electronic bills. "Chain cover stamp", the real operation has traces, the process can be traced, and the structure can be checked.

On August 1 this year, Taizhou Medical Insurance Center accepted the first medical insurance reimbursement business in the country relying on the blockchain electronic bill platform.

What is the blockchain, you can think of it as a "book of accounts", each block is treated as a one-page account, you can write the date on it, it is linked by the order of recording time, it forms " Book." The biggest feature of this book is the “trusted distributed database”, which guarantees its “honesty” and “transparency”, which is the basis for the blockchain to create trust.

Today (November 18) morning, the reporter learned from the press conference of Zhejiang Province to leverage the blockchain technology to promote the reform of medical bills electronic bills. As of October 28, Zhejiang medical electronic bills have spread throughout the province. At home, the number of invoices was 104 million, and the amount was 41.7 billion yuan. It became the province with the fastest reform of electronic bills, the largest amount of invoices, the largest amount of invoices, and the earliest application of blockchain technology.

After using blockchain technology in the medical field, what changes have occurred in our medical treatment?

At the press conference, Xing Zixia, deputy director of the Provincial Department of Finance, said that the first one is convenient for medical treatment. Before the reform, you need to register, pay, pay, collect tickets, take medicines, and take reports. Now, as long as you open the "Zhe Li Office" App, you can complete the registration, payment, ticket collection, and medicines in one stop.

According to estimates, the average number of visits was reduced from 6 to 2, and the visit time was reduced from 170 minutes to 75 minutes. Moreover, all your electronic notes, the system will automatically be collected under your name, ready for your query.

You can check medical electronic bills in Zhejiang

For example, in July this year, Mr. Pang, a Taizhou citizen who came to Hangzhou on a business trip, was temporarily ill to go to the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University for registration, and registered at 19 yuan before and after dispensing.

Because of the whole process of using the “Zhe Li Office” for registration, payment and dispensing, the personal center of “Zhe Li Office” immediately collected the information, expense list and electronic bill of Mr. Pang through the Zhejiang blockchain electronic bill platform. .

The second feature is quick reimbursement. Director Xing said that the average reimbursement time for the traditional medical insurance reimbursement window is 12 working days, and the commercial insurance claim time is 7-60 working days, but now it takes only a few minutes.

Therefore, when Mr. Pang opened the "Zhe Li Office" and "small reimbursement", from the one-click submission to the receipt of the payment, only after 3 hours, with the need to take a medical paper invoice, social security card to the local medical insurance department for reimbursement Registration takes 12 days compared to 12 days!

Zheli Office can carry out sporadic reimbursement

The third feature is regulatory ease. The medical charge electronic bill uses unified digital encryption technology to print the encrypted digital two-dimensional code on the medical ticket surface to form the digital fingerprint of the ticket, so that the authenticity of the ticket can be quickly checked. At the same time, because the blockchain technology can be traced back and can not be falsified, it also eliminates the possibility of repeated reimbursement.

The fourth feature is low cost. The annual amount of financial bills is as high as 800 million, of which 75% are medical bills, that is, 600 million sheets. The light printing fee is not a small number.

According to statistics from relevant departments, after using a electronic bill in a hospital in Hangzhou, it saves hundreds of thousands of yuan in printing costs per year and 70% in window personnel. The province can save 30 million yuan in printing fees per year.

Many elderly people care about implementing electronic bills. Many elderly people will not use the App. What should I do?

Relevant departments at the press conference clearly stated that by the end of 2020, the province's public hospitals and medical institutions will complete the full coverage of electronic bills. Unless the national policy changes, Zhejiang Province will not cancel the use of paper bills, please rest assured.