The health check API gives realtime information on the health of PhonePe payment systems and reports the downtimes, if any. In order to eliminate the dependency on the email alerts, we would recommend you to integrate Health Check API.
The Health Check API will post the performance status of the merchant ID for the last 10 minutes from the time when API is called. The matrices are shared at two levels i.e Overall ecosystem of merchant and individual payment instrument basis on the thresholds configured for the merchant ID.
You can consume this API and can take the necessary action basis on the responses of this API
Unique Merchant ID assigned to the merchant by PhonePe