The Romanian Post and the National Health Insurance House (CNAS) have signed the agreement for the distribution of health cards at national level. The total value of the contract is RON 37.5 million (EUR 8.5 million) and it spans over four years, according to a press release of the Romanian Post.
The agreement was signed by Alexandru Petrescu, general manager of the Romanian Post, and the CNAS president Vasile Ciurchea in the presence of prime-minister Victor Ponta and the health minister Nicolae Banicioiu.
The delivery of the health cards will start on September 18. In total, approximately 13.6 million cards will be delivered over the four year period.
The Romanian Post should deliver the health card to the recipient in at most 20 days, starting the next day after the card enters its network.
“With this contract we signed today with the CNAS, the national postal services operator marks the passage from a subsistence management policy to a policy based on competitive commercial criteria which will help it recover the market share lost over the past 20 years,” according to Petrescu.
The Romanian Post has national coverage via a network of over 5,600 postal offices. The institution ended 2013 with losses of RON 27.6 million.
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