There are 160 items in the application catalogue, covering the fields of medical treatment, medicine purchase, transportation, cultural tourism, etc.——

  Do you know the various functions of the social security card?

  Our reporter Ao Rong

  As an important development direction of our country's livelihood services, the "All-in-One Card" for residents' services with social security cards has become a basic indicator to measure the level of people's livelihood. For the vast majority of urban and rural residents, it is an indispensable service in life.

In recent years, many places have been exploring the establishment of a "all-in-one card" service management model based on social security cards. How much do you know about social security cards?

What features would you use it for?

  A versatile card

  At the beginning of 2022, Liu Huiling, a resident of Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu Province, who completed the retirement procedures, received the first pension, but unlike her in-service period, the money was collected from her social security card.

"In the past, I used my social security card to see a doctor and buy medicine, but now I have even withdrawn my pension from the social security card. The third-generation social security card in my hand has so many functions that I can even go to Nanjing and Yangzhou by bus and go to the park. ." Liu Huiling said.

  my country's first social security card was issued in 1999, and the first activation was the medical insurance function. The majority of residents began to know the social security card from the consultation and purchase of medicine.

Today, the national social security card "all-in-one card" application directory list has reached 160 items, covering human resources and social security, medical treatment and medicine purchase, government services, subsidy fund distribution for people and farmers, transportation, cultural tourism, elderly care services, disabled people Services, grants and other application areas.

It can be said that the continuous expansion of the functions of social security cards has increased the depth of serving people's livelihood to a certain extent.

  The reporter learned from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security that 95 applications in the field of human resources and social security have generally opened general cards, and people can quickly enjoy services by swiping their physical cards or electronic cards by scanning the code. For example, young people apply for insurance registration and enjoy employment services. ; middle-aged people can participate in vocational training and transfer social security relations; elderly people can carry out "one card service" online and offline for treatment qualification certification, social security rights inquiries, etc.

  Zhao Jiaqiang, the country's chief career instructor who provides employment guidance in the public service hall of Dongcheng District, Beijing, told reporters: "Young people often come to inquire about employment issues, but many can apply directly on the electronic social security card in their mobile phones, such as employment registration. , unemployment registration, employment introduction, application for employment support policies, employment assistance applications, etc.”

  The social security card not only extends many new functions, but also the most basic medical insurance services are very different from the past.

The reporter learned that the physical social security card has fully supported the purchase of medicines for medical treatment in various places, the settlement of medical expenses for work-related injuries, and the direct settlement of medical treatment in different provinces and places.

By the end of 2021, 138 prefectures and cities in 16 provinces have implemented electronic social security cards for medical treatment and drug purchases.

Recently, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the National Medical Insurance Bureau officially opened the "head-to-head" channel to support the parallel use of electronic social security cards and medical insurance electronic vouchers in the field of medical treatment and drug purchases.

  A card to improve people's livelihood

  Exploring the establishment of a "all-in-one card" for residents' services with social security cards as a carrier, and taking the lead in realizing "same-city treatment" in terms of transportation, tourism, cultural experience, etc., is the direction of people's livelihood security work.

By the end of 2021, the number of national social security card holders has reached 1.352 billion, with a penetration rate of 95.7%, of which 138 million are third-generation social security card holders. Many livelihood benefits are implemented through the social security card as a carrier.

  In terms of benefiting the people and farmers, at present, some prefectures and cities in 31 provinces have issued subsidy funds to benefit the people and farmers through their social security card bank accounts.

Sichuan is the first province in the country to fully realize the issuance of "one-card" funds. All kinds of financial subsidy funds that benefit the people and farmers are uniformly distributed through the social security card bank account. Take the card to wait for corruption.

  In terms of transportation, some cities in 19 provinces, including Shanxi, Jilin, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Guangdong, and Hainan, have implemented urban public transportation with social security cards.

  In terms of cultural tourism, some cities in 20 provinces including Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Hainan, Sichuan, Guangdong, Tianjin, and Chongqing can enter libraries, museums, parks, scenic spots, etc. with social security cards.

  In terms of supporting the elderly, various localities generally carry out social security card loading functions for the elderly, such as pension collection, pension insurance treatment qualification certification, and aging-appropriate services.

For example, Xiamen, Fujian has added the function of identifying social security cards to the pre-screening and triage gates of medical institutions. When the elderly pass through the gates with their social security cards, the system will automatically read the identity information of the social security card and upload it to the Minzhengtong Information System. After obtaining the health code information of the insured, the inspection can be completed automatically, which solves the problem of the elderly scrambling to dig out their mobile phones and read the health code before seeking medical treatment.

  In addition, the social security cards in Ningxia, Qinghai, Shandong, Hainan, Jiangxi and other places are also loaded with disabled services, and some cities in Jiangxi, Shandong, Hainan, Chongqing, Tibet and other places pay employee wages and handle provident funds through social security card bank accounts. .

  A smart and convenient card

  On April 22, 2018, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security issued the first national unified electronic social security card at the First Digital China Construction Achievement Exhibition in Fuzhou.

Since then, social security cards have continued to be fully connected online and offline, and a more diverse service ecosystem is gradually being formed.

At present, more than 500 million people have received electronic social security cards, and the population penetration rate is 35.4%. Electronic social security card services can be obtained through more than 400 APPs, small programs and other channels. In 2021, a total of 11.251 billion online services were provided.

Song Jingyan, deputy director of the Information Center of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, introduced that the electronic social security card and the physical social security card correspond one-to-one, have the same status, and have the same functions.

  How to apply for an electronic social security card?

Now, in many places, the application of physical social security card is "available immediately", and the electronic social security card is "simultaneous application". People who have applied for physical social security card can apply for electronic social security card on their mobile phones.

  What functions have been added to the electronic social security card?

It is understood that the electronic social security card has opened 62 national services, involving employment and entrepreneurship, social insurance, talent and personnel, labor relations, social security card services, etc., and more than 1,000 provincial and municipal services have been opened.

Among them, "Employment Online", which is used more frequently, is the "flagship store" that brings together various human resource service agencies from all over the world.

Today, 202 human resources service agencies of various types have entered the platform, with a total of 16.35 million job postings, 16.72 million registered users, 91.96 million user visits, and 8.11 million valid jobs.

  Each locality has its own strategies in promoting the intelligent use of electronic social security cards.

In Jiangmen, Guangdong, citizens can quickly log in to the social security card self-service machine by "sweeping" the electronic social security card to handle social security services such as annual pension review, social security balance inquiry, social security payment inquiry, and voucher printing; Jiangxi Xinyu is connected to the national social security card service On the platform, the masses can pay for shopping in supermarkets through the QR code of the electronic social security card, realize the mobile payment of the electronic social security card, and provide a new, safe and convenient service method for the daily consumption of residents.