Gemalto to issue an additional 15 million eHealth cards in 2012 for AOK insurees

Gemalto will issue an additional 15 million second-generation eHealth cards ("eGK", elektronische Gesundheitskarte) to AOK in 2012. AOK ("Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse)", the Health Insurance Fund, looks after around 25 million people, approximately one third of the population in Germany. Last year alone Gemalto issued two and a half million health cards for the German National Health…

Ingenico Receives Signature Authorisation in Germany for its Health Insurance Card Terminal

With over 25,000 units sold, the ORGA 6041 L eGK eHealth BCS is already the most successful terminal in the public health sector throughout Germany. Within the North Rhine Associations of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians, over 50% of physicians use this terminal following its rollout in 2009. Now that it has been approved as a signature application…

Gothaer Versicherungen offers first online function for the new German ID card

Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung is the first company in Germany to be officially authorised by the Federal Administration Office (BVA) to use electronic proof of ID. At the same time, the company opted for the eID Service and authorisation certificates from Bundesdruckerei GmbH for the new online authentication function. The new German ID card launched on 1…