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Electronic submission of claims to begin in Upper West – NHIA

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) said it is preparing to introduce a platform that would allow service providers the chance to submit claims electronically from the Upper West Region. It said the service which would be introduced in November, would help address the delay challenges associated with the submission …

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NIC arrests heads of eight institutions for failing to insure property

The Taskforce of the National Insurance Commission (NIC) has caused the arrest of the heads of eight institutions in the Cape Coast Metropolis for failing to insure their commercial property. They are Staff of Doctors in Service (DIS) Clinic, Hacienda Hotel, Baiden Ghartey Hospitals, Cape FM, Montessori International School, Mfantsiman …

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RegencyNem Insurance launched

Ms Lydia Lariba Bawa, Commissioner of Insurance, says the National Insurance Commission (NIC), as part of its Risk Based Supervisory framework, issued a risk based solvency and capital adequacy framework to improve the industry capitalization. She said the framework which was issued in December 2014 required insurance companies to meet …

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Ghana Insurers Association inducts first female president

The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA) has inducted into office, Mrs Aretha Abena Abrafi Duku, as the first female President of the Association. By the investiture, Ms Duku, whose father, Nana Agyei Duku, was the first President of GIA, becomes the 10th President of the Association. At an investiture ceremony held …

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Pay SSNIT contributions through banks, employers urged

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) will soon roll out a work portal facility that would allow employers to capture their contribution reports and pay electronically through banks without necessarily visiting the SSNIT office. The new facility has been successfully piloted with big companies and institutions last year …

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More than 30,000 subscribe to NHIS daily

Mr Anthony Gingong, the Director for Provider Payment of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) , has said more than 30,000 people subscribe to the scheme daily nationwide. He said it could, therefore, not be true that the Scheme had “grounded to a halt as being speculated in the media”. …

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SSNIT prosecutes 200 defaulters in Cape Coast

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) dragged 200 companies and organisations in the Cape Coast Metropolis to court over the nonpayment of workers’ contributions to the Scheme. The companies were also charged with other offences such as non-registration of workers, concealment of information about the operations of their …

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NHIA embarks on e-receipting and on-site banking project

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) is to embark on electronic receipting and on-site banking system to inject sanity and transparency into its financial operations. The project would soon commence this on pilot basis in some selected districts nationwide, and this is envisaged to save the Authority GH¢3 million annually …

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NDC sustained National Health Insurance – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Monday said but for the timely intervention of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Government the National Health Insurance Scheme would have collapsed. He said the initial structures put in place by the scheme, initiated by the Kufuor Administration, would have been sustained only up till …

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More than 809,000 NHIS members subscribe to primary healthcare providers

More than 809,000 active members of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the Volta Region have subscribed to primary health care providers by June this year. Mr Elliot Akototse, Regional Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) said the subscription represented 96.87 per cent of total enrolment and …

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