Lanka Hospitals PLC partners People’s Bank for the launch of ‘People’s Nirogi’

August, 20, 2014

People’s Bank’s 13 million customer base receives exclusive benefits from Lanka Hospitals 

Lanka Hospitals PLC partnered with People’s Bank for the launching of ‘People's Nirogi’, a unique healthcare plan that offers exclusive benefits for a variety of services ranging upto discounts of 25% to provide an all-in-one healthcare solution for the over 13 million People’s Bank customer base.

People’s Bank account holders and their immediate family members could avail themselves of the special benefits with the use of their People's VISA Debit and People's VISA Credit cards, and receive an opportunity to settle their hospital expenses at Lanka Hospitals pharmacies and laboratories network islandwide, in a cost-effective and hassle-free manner through the ‘People's Nirogi’ healthcare plan.

“It is absolutely vital to have a healthcare provider that you and your family can depend in the case of an emergency, critical illness, child birth, hospitalization or for regular health checkups. In today’s context it is often difficult to choose a healthcare service provider that is both cost-effective and suits your individual lifestyles. It is for this reason that we decided to join hands with People’s Bank by giving our customers the assurance that they could obtain the best medical care and benefits we offer,” Lanka Hospitals CEO, Dr. Lakith Peiris stated.

People’s Bank CEO / General Manager Mr. N. Vasantha Kumar speaking at the occasion stated, “This is a value-added loyalty service which we are proud to present to our People's Bank customers. ‘People's Nirogi’ encompasses all the elements of a rewarding service as it is a fusion of the best services in healthcare mixed with exclusive banking services that are designed to guarantee certainty and satisfaction to our customers.”

‘People's Nirogi’ would provide special discounts and benefits for a wide range of services offered by Lanka Hospitals such as room rates, all health screening packages, lab investigations for both In-patients and Out-patients, radiology investigations for In-patients and Out-Patients. Furthermore, excluding professional charges, ambulance expenses would be waived off if within 10 km radius from Lanka Hospitals.

In order to provide a special offer for Peoples Bank account holders who are senior citizens, Lanka Hospitals gives special rates on drugs from the Lanka Hospital Pharmacy network, allowing them to purchase vital medicines at a cost-effective rate. Moreover, account holders would receive the opportunity to attend free health seminars to gain further knowledge on medicine and the best healthcare practices.

Photo caption: Lanka Hospitals PLC CEO Dr. Lakith Peiris (left) and People's Bank CEO General Manager N. Vasantha Kumar (right) at the launch of 'People's Nirogi'