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NHIA will fire employees who play politics with insurance – Director

Management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has threatened to sack employees who are playing politics with the National Health Insurance Scheme. The measure is adopted to bring sanity into the operations of the NHIS to ensure that beneficiaries enjoyed quality healthcare delivery no matter their political, religious and …

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Ensure timely submission of insurance claims

Health facilities have been advised to ensure timely submission of claims to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) for prompt payment. Mr Augustine Aboagye, Ashanti Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), said health facilities should also acquaint themselves with the new drugs list covered …

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Tamale Teaching Hospital threatens to review arrangement with NHIA

Excessive claims by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) is adversely affecting the finances of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). Dr. Ken Sagoe, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the TTH, who revealed this, said the hospitals finances had come under considerable pressure from demands for the rehabilitation of infrastructure, replacement …

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NHIA’s restrictions would deny rural population access to health care

The Ghana Medical Assistants Association (GMAA) has expressed concern about restrictions imposed on its members by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), with regard to the management of certain diseases and drugs prescription. Under the new drug list announced by the NHIA, medical assistants cannot see cases involving asthmatic attack, …

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National Health Insurance pays GH¢374m to service providers in 2010

The Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has spoken against the shabby treatment of card bearers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) by service providers. Mr Eric Ametor Quarme expressed concern about the anomaly despite the huge sums of money the Government was paying …

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BA Health Insurance gets new office building

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) transferred GH¢82,858,317.43 to Brong-Ahafo Region for the payment of claims by service providers in 2009/2010, Mr Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister has said. He said in 2009 an amount of GH¢29,802,164.24 was also transferred to the scheme in the region, representing 88.38 …

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National Health Insurance pays GH¢77.8m to clients in Brong Ahafo

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has paid GH¢77,825,509.98 as claims for services rendered to clients by the various health care providers as at August 2010 in the Brong-Ahafo Region. Mr Philip Baazeng, Deputy Director at the Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinating Council announced on Wednesday. He said the NHIA had achieved …

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Court orders arrest of 12 employers for non-payment of social security

Bench warrants have been issued by two Courts in Accra for the arrest of 12 persons over their refusal to appear in court for failure to pay their employees’ Social Security. They were processed for court by officials of the Osu R. E. branch of the Social Security and National …

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Court orders Donewell Insurance Board to remain in office

An Accra Fast Track High Court (Commercial Division), on Thursday ruled that the new board of Donewell Insurance should remain in office and allow the shareholding structure to be functional. The court presided over by Ms Justice Barbara Ackah-Yensu, advised members of the Board not to take any decisions regarding …

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