National Health Insurance Scheme
‘Why insurers gave FG N11bn cover for 5,000 health workers against COVID-19’
The nation’s insurance industry has tendered to the Federal Government an N11 billion cover for 5,000 frontline healthcare workers involved in caring for victims of COVID-19 across the country.
Patients’ privacy and health administrators’ liability under Nigeria Data Protection Regulation 2019
The sole aim of privacy is to protect an individual from a wide range of embarrassing disclosures. Privacy laws do not only create a right of protection but also make health administrators more accountable for their business practices. The secrecy as to the identity of the Italian index case of Covid-19 in Nigeria necessitated this…
NYSC, NHIS to rejig health insurance for corps members
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has restated its determination to review the existing collaboration with the National Health Insurance Scheme
How Nigeria can achieve functional health insurance scheme, by Ghanaian NHIS boss
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana, Mrs. Lydia Dsana-Selby has advised the Federal Government to find an innovative way to bring the informal sector into its Health Insurance Scheme.
NHIS account not compromised — Official
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), on Sunday, dismissed allegations that the organisation’s account was hacked for fraudulent operation by the staff of Clearline International Limited, a Health Maintenance Organisation
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).
Oyetola greets workers, pledges to implement NHIS
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has pledged that the state government will begin the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) this month to facilitate accessible and beneficial healthcare in the state. While commending workers for being supportive of the policies, actions and programmes of his administration through their commitment, dedication and patriotism, he…
Rising cases of oral diseases associated with AIDS, cancer
With the rising cases of oral diseases in Nigeria, dentists have said it may increase the risk of heart attack, diabetes, cancer, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), stroke and other health problems, if not addressed urgently. The various body of dentists in Nigeria disclosed this during the commemoration of the 2019 World Oral Health Day…
EFCC re-arraigns Ex-NHIS boss over alleged $2.1m fraud
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, re-arraigned former Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Martins Thomas, at the Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly laundering $2,198, 900. He was re-arraigned alongside one Kabiru Sidi, a Bureau De Change operator, before Justice Ayokunle Faji on an amended seven-count charge of money laundering…