Puncturing widespread belief, Director-General of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has insisted that the controversial 15 per cent health tax is false..
Worried about the cost of health care services in Nigeria and particularly the increasing lack of access to prepaid insurance cover by the poor, a team from the World Health Organisation
The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has appealed to the Federal Government to channel the controversial one kobo per second call levy to fund insurance coverage for vulnerable Nigerians.
Medical lab practitioners seek inclusion in health scheme as minister warns purveyors of false medical test results
Inclusion of medical laboratories in development of operational guidelines of National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will boost the country’s preparedness in tackling disease outbreaks.
The Federal Government has concluded plans to kick start the implementation of the long-awaited compulsory health insurance programme in order to make quality and affordable healthcare services accessible to 92 million vulnerable Nigerians.
As part of efforts to improve the quality of life of every citizen in the country, the National Surgical, Obstetrics, Anaesthesia and Nursing Plan (NSOANP) has proposed the introduction of free surgical emergency care into the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).
Contrary to media reports, management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has clarified that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Act does not make provision for telecoms tax as source of funding health insurance coverage for vulnerable Nigerians.