Technical working group to drive ‘Health Insurance Under One Roof’
A Technical Working Group (TWG) has been inaugurated with a primary charge to drive the process of producing for adoption, the policy and operational documents and modalities for the effective implementation of Health Insurance Under One Roof (HIUOR) in the country.
GTBank Launches Beta Health expands access to health insurance for low-income Nigerians
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has announced the launch of Beta Health, a low-cost health financing product that offers instant access to health insurance for every Nigerian. The first of its kind in Nigeria, Beta Health provides coverage for basic and essential health services such as; general consultations, treatment for malaria, Ante Natal care, amongst others, for a subscription of N500 a month.
‘Nigeria can achieve universal coverage if health insurance is made mandatory’
Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof Mohammed Sambo has said that the only way Nigeria can attain Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is to make health insurance compulsory for all Nigerians
NHIS unveils ‘health insurance under one roof’ initiative
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is developing a ”Health Insurance Under One Roof”, to reduce bottlenecks in service delivery.
Stakeholders push for quality services in Nigeria’s health insurance space
Stakeholders in the health sector have emphasised on the need to enhance the quality of service within the healthcare value chain.They also called for the need to rapidly grow the Health Insurance Coverage nationwide and for healthcare practitioners...
Experts canvass early diagnosis, health insurance policy, others to reduce child cancer
Worried by the rising cases of childhood cancer and deaths in the country, medical experts have recommended early diagnosis and presentation and strong health insurance policy to reduce the scourge.
FG releases N15b to NHIS for states’ health insurance agencies
The Federal Government has released N15 billion to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) from the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF). Out of the amount, about N6.5 billion would be disbursed through the NHIS gateway to15 states that have met the eligibility criteria as at February 2019 and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Adamawa government launches health insurance scheme
Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa on has inaugurated the State Health Insurance Scheme. Inaugurating the scheme on Monday in Yola, Bindow said it was established over a year ago when the state government signed contract agreement with Pharm Access Foundation. “The launch of this Health Insurance Scheme will move Adamawa closer to its goal of…
THT commits to quality health insurance, celebrates clients
One of the leading Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) in Nigeria, Total Health Trust, who turns 21 years this year, has reaffirmed its commitment to continuously add value to health insurance in Nigeria.
Making health insurance work in Nigeria
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was kick started in 2005 by the General Olusegun Obasanjo administration to help the country achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
Oyo state deploys software for health insurance
Software and consulting services provider, NexusMax Software 365, has deployed a solution called NEXUSINSURE to power the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA). A statement by the firm said the Agency’s portfolio had increased since the deployment of the comprehensive biometric health insurance platform. The system, based on the commercial off-the-shelf NEXUSINSURE software, was implemented…