- The new innovation of the IMSS is to be able to print the National Health Card without the need to go to the UMF.
- To carry out the process digitally, it is mandatory to have the Social Security Number of the beneficiary.
- Digitization within the healthcare field has accelerated since the start of the pandemic.
Digitization within the medical field has accelerated in recent years as a result of the pandemic. With the support of technology it is now possible to care for patients remotely. At the same time, the Internet is of great help to comply with various procedures at a distance so that you do not have to leave home. Within the wide variety of options now adds the National Health Card of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS).
Since the explosion of the internet, geographical distances have been eliminated. Now everything is one click away and is an alternative to reduce the risk of contagion from exposure. It is also the best option to expedite times.
The fundamental document for IMSS beneficiaries
With this in mind, the IMSS announced that it is already possible reprint the cover of the National Health Card in case of loss and without the need to go to a Family Medicine Unit (UMF). However, due care on the part of the beneficiary is important since it contains their personal data.
The National Health Card It is a document in the form of a personal and non-transferable booklet in which control of the health promotion, prevention and medical appointment services of the beneficiaries is kept.
Likewise, this document has a title page that includes the personal data of the beneficiary. The main ones are: name, CURP, Social Security Number (NSS), address, age, gender and photograph.
This cover is what identifies and distinguishes each person. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that the data is correct, complete and up-to-date.
In favor of this, Social Security makes the reprinting of this title page available to your rights.
The A, B, C to carry out this digital procedure
Social Security pointed out that unlike other procedures, this can be done by any beneficiary who owns the NSS. The most important thing is that it is valid, has your CURP correctly registered with the IMSS and is registered in your UMF.
In other words, it can be processed by and for the insured or insured and/or pensioner, beneficiary children, spouse, common-law spouse, and father or mother who are registered with the Institute.
To carry out this digital procedure, it is required enter the following link. Subsequently, the CURP of the beneficiary who needs to reprint their cover must be entered. You must also enter your NSS and finally the email. In this will arrive the cover with all the data of the beneficiary and the space of the photograph is blank.
This document must be printed, attach the photograph of the beneficiary and present it at your UMF to complete the process. There they will seal the cover and add it to the new primer.
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