Awutu-Effutu-Senya ranks high in premium collection

The Awutu-Effutu-Senya branch of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has successfully retained its fifth position at the national level in premium mobilization.

In its operational area, the Awutu-Effutu-Senya NHIS also moved from the second position in the first quarter of the year, to first position at the end of the second quarter in premium collection.

Mr Josaiah Doam Kittoe (Jnr), Manager of the Awutu-Effutu-Senya NHIA, announced this after leading workers of the branch in a three-hour health walk as part of activities marking the 10th anniversary celebrations of the National Health Insurance Policy.

He said the Scheme has already put in place concrete plans to increase its membership from 96,000 to 130,000 by the end of the year.

He said an intensive registration exercise would be organized between now and December, to enable the Scheme to achieve the stated goal.

The Manager praised workers of the Scheme for their hard work and expressed the hope that they would live up to expectation.

He disclosed that a new branch office has been opened at the Construction Pioneers (CP) Junction at Kasoa, and advised residents in and around the Kasoa Township to take advantage of it to register and renew their NHIA cards.

Mr Kittoe commended chiefs, opinion leaders, institutional heads, organized groups and the general public for their cooperation and the high patronage of the policy which has culminated in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya NHIS enviable achievements over the years.

He assured the board and management of the NHIA of the workers’ determination to improve upon their performance in the coming years.

Other speakers at the event were Mr Benjamin Appiah-Kubi, Claims Vetting Manager and Mr Isaac Ashalley, the Accountant of the Scheme; and they stressed the need for the public to maintain the confidence in the policy.

Source: GNA

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