In order to become a member of the NHIS one needs to be registered and issued with a Health Insurance Membership ID Card. One needs to pay the appropriate premium (except those belonging to the exempt group) to benefit from the National Health Insurance Scheme.
The exempt group comprises:
- SSNIT Contributors
- SSNIT Pensioners
- People aged 70 years and above
- Children under 18 years
Registration of Members can be done at the DMHIS office, designated points or by Registered Agents and Scheme Officers who call at homes and work places. DMHIS receipts shall be issued for all payments made. NHIS Membership ID Card shall be generated after the waiting period.
Upon the issuance of a membership ID card, each Member shall be given:
- A booklet containing membership rights, obligations and privileges
- List of Healthcare Benefits under the Scheme
- List of Accredited Healthcare Providers
Premium and Registration Fee
Membership Registration Form