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Public sensitized on health insurance capitation

The Jirapa/Lambussie District Mutual Health Insurance Scheme has started sensitizing the public on capitation in health insurance as a way of keeping the public well informed ahead of the implementation of the new initiative in the district. The capitation initiative, which is being introduced by the National Health Insurance Authority …

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Ghanaians urged to support NHIS for efficient health delivery

Mr Daniel Syme, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, has urged Ghanaians to support the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for efficient delivery of health services and avoid actions and utterances that had the tendency to collapse the scheme. He said the scheme had come to stay since it provided Ghanaians …

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Kassena Nankana improves health insurance scheme

The Kassena Nankana East Municipal and the Kassena Nankana West District have improved significantly in the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the Scheme Manager, Mr David Samari, has said. Speaking to the GNA in an interview during the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the scheme, he …

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High poverty in Bongo District affects NHIS registration

A research conducted by the Legal Resource Centre (LRC) in some communities in the Bongo District and the West Mamprusi District in the Northern Region had revealed that high poverty rate  in the area accounted for people’s  inability to register and renew the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) membership. The …

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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 …

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Don’t rush pregnant women to NHIS offices – Manager

Health Service providers have been called upon to halt rushing non-card bearing pregnant women to the National health Insurance Scheme for registration during critical periods. Mr Sampson Egyire Nyarkoh, Agona West Municipal Scheme Manager, made the call when he addressed workers of the Swedru Government Hospital as part of activities …

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NHIS has engendered Ghana’s healthcare sector – CEO

The 10th Anniversary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), was on Thursday launched in Accra with the resolve to improve the efficiency of services to the satisfaction of all its clients. Mr Sylvester Mensah, Chief Executive Officer, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) said for instance, the new law, Act …

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Joint university pensioners’ consultative meeting held

The Joint Executive Consultative meeting of pensioners associations of three public universities has been held at the Ford Foundation premises of the University of Ghana Legon. The meeting brought together the University of Ghana Pensioners Association (UGPA), the University of Cape Coast Pensioners Association (UCCPA) and the Kwame Nkrumah University …

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Ghana’s National Health Insurance chalks success

Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has stood out as the only one to cover both the formal and informal sectors, an official of the Scheme has said. Many have been limited to the formal sector, Mr Mawuko Tsigbey, Ho Municipal Manager of the NHIS, said when briefing the Ghana …

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