There is good news for the serving and retired personnel of the Railways, now the employees of the railway can avail the facility of medical facility in the railway hospital located in any part of the country. Apart from this, their cashless treatment will also be done in private hospitals with the contract. Railway personnel will have to register online for availing this facility. The procedure for making the Unique Medical Identity Card (UMI) is going on for the whole process.
Presently, railway employees get the facility of treatment in the railway hospitals of the zone.Employees have to refer to local doctors to take out medical benefits outside the zone. The same procedure has to be adopted for treatment in private hospitals with contract. Hospitals outside the board do not get cashless facility during treatment. Now, through the Unique Medical Identity Card, railway personnel will get free treatment in hospitals made in different parts of the country.
Such will be online registration
For the Unique Medical Identity Card, the website must be logged on at https://umid.digitalir.in/ .After this, clicking on the registration option will bring the option of an employment and pensioner.Which will have to fill the second number including PF number, pen number, date of birth.
Railway employees will be able to take treatment in any railway hospital across the country. For this, online application has been sought from railway personnel. Online registration process has started on the expected portal. Universal Medical Identity Card will be valid with limited number of private hospitals with contract.