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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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Ghanaians asked to invest in insurance

Mrs Esther Osei Yeboah, the Managing Director of Imperial General Assurance, has urged Ghanaians to adopt practical measures to reduce uncertainties in business and human life. This, she said, they could do by signing on to insurance policies to protect their properties against risk of any eventualities. Mrs Yeboah told …

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Hollard Insurance Ghana signs sponsorship agreement with Kotoko

Hollard Insurance Ghana Limited on Friday signed a five-year sponsorship agreement with premier league side Kumasi Asante Kotoko in Accra. The five-year renewable agreement, initiated by Big Cash Ghana Limited and Impillo Global Investment of South Africa, would enable Kotoko to secure good training pitches, a Sports Academy, a Sports …

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NHIS to intensify its awareness creation efforts in Upper East

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) shall embark upon a public education campaign in the Upper East Region, to help create awareness on all its programmes. The Scheme would also conduct regular stakeholder engagements to enhance the knowledge of clients, service providers and the general public. Mr Sebastian Alagpulinsa, the …

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Health insurance must cover family planning services – NGO

Global Media Foundation, a human rights advocacy NGO, is pushing for the inclusion of family planning among the range of services covered by National Insurance Health Scheme (NHIS). Mr. Raphael Godlove Ahenu, the Chief Executive Officer, said this was vital to efforts at tackling teenage pregnancy and reducing maternal deaths. …

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Insurers association launches insurance clubs in schools

The Ghana Insurers Association (GIA), has launched the first insurance literacy club at the Kanda Cluster of Schools, in Accra,  to engender pupils’ interest in insurance security. The new initiative was introduced by the Insurers Association ,in collaboration with the Sub-Metro Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES), to inculcate …

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Pensioners threaten to drag SSNIT to court

The Pensioners Association of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is threatening to drag the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to court over unpaid single spine pension salary and the arrears. It has given the Trust up to the end of this month to meet its …

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Tigo Insurance pays 10,000th claimant

Tigo Insurance has reached yet another milestone, paying out its 10,000th claim to bring the total claims paid to policy holders to GHȼ 6.2 million since its introduction in 2010. The 10,000th claimant is 21-year-old Foster Quist Sarfo, a student of the Central University College. Tigo said in a statement, …

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