Huawei Wallet Rolls Out Beta for Virtual Medical Card Feature in Chinaby Fintech News Hong Kong February 15, 2023
Huawei has launched a beta version of its wallet app which will allow its users to test an early version of the virtual medical insurance card.
The virtual medical insurance card feature is jointly developed by Huawei Wallet, the National Government Service platform, and the National Medical Security Administration of China.
The feature is designed for one-to-one use cases and is uniquely mapped to the physical social security card.
This service is issued by the national social security card platform and managed by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.
The electronic social security card is unified and universal throughout the country and has the features such as identity certificates, information records, self-service inquiries, medical insurance settlements, payment and benefit collections, and financial payments.
The current public beta is only supported by smartphones with NFC, subsequent versions will enable the feature for other models.