Things you need to know about blood donations
Scientifically, blood donations are good for donors -- both physically and spiritually.
1. Regular and appropriate blood donations can improve human the hematopoietic functions.
Regular and appropriate blood donations can reduce blood lipids.
Regular and appropriate blood donations can prevent heart disease.
Regular and appropriate blood donations can reduce cancer complications.
2. Requirements for voluntary blood donors.
Healthy citizens without serious diseases, infectious diseases or venereal diseases.
Compliance with special consulting conditions of the Chongqing Blood Center.
Age: 18-55 years old.
Weight: Male donors≥50 kilograms; Female donors≥45 kg.
3. Precautions for blood donations.
Ensure adequate sleep and relaxation before blood donations.
Eat low-fat light food before blood donations.
Avoid drinking, taking medicine, fatigue and an empty stomach.
Amount of blood donated at one time is 200 milliliters, or 400 ml.
The interval between two blood donations shall not be less than 6 months.
Please show your ID card and other valid documents when donating blood.
Press the needle entry point for 10 minutes after a blood donation and rest for 10-15 minutes.
Drink more water within 4 hours after the blood donation and remove the bandage after 4 hours.
4. Blood donors donate blood free of charge, but why it is not free when we need to use blood in hospital treatment?
China's blood donation law clearly stipulates that blood donated without compensation must be used in clinical practice and shall not be traded. Citizens only need to pay for the collection, storage, separation and inspection of blood for clinical use (the cost of blood collection and supply).
Following the principle of blood donation first followed by blood use, when blood donors -- or their parents, spouses and children need clinical blood use -- donors are exempt from the cost of blood collection and supply; spouses, parents and children of blood donors are exempt from the cost of blood collection and supply according to the amount of blood donated by the donors.
5. Reimbursement for blood use expenses.
Blood donors in Chongqing seeking medical treatment within the city: the cost of blood collection and supply for blood donors and their spouses, parents and children may be reimbursed after verification in medical institutions.
Blood donors in Chongqing seeking medical treatment outside the city: the cost of blood collection and supply for donors and their spouses, parents and children may be reimbursed after verification at the blood donation stations issuing unpaid blood donation certificates.
Blood donors outside Chongqing seeking medical treatment in Chongqing: the cost of blood collection and supply for donors and their spouses, parents and children shall be handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the station where the blood is donated.
6. Approval and reimbursement process of blood use expenses and preparation of relevant documents at the Chongqing Health Center for Women and Children (CQHCWC).
Prepare for relevant documents.
The medical insurance office handles approval and reimbursement.
Seal at the billing office.
Get refunds from the finance department on the 2nd floor of the administrative building.