NHIA sensitizes healthcare providers ahead of roll out of Biometric Instant ID Card issuance in the Eastern Region

Representatives from almost all health facilities in the Eastern Region are currently undergoing sensitization exercises in the various districts to prepare them for the roll out of one of NHIA’s flagship programs – Biometric Membership Solution ...

NHIA presents GHC10,000 to Aburaman SHS

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Thursday presented a cheque of ten thousand Ghana cedis to the Aburaman Senior High School in the Central region, as part of the NHIS@10 National Quiz Competition Winner’s prize. Aburaman SHS displaced four other schools in the grand finale of the contest held in Accra late last year


Officials from the Head Office of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) visited some districts in the Central Region to monitor progress in the implementation of the Biometric Instant ID Card Membership Solution (BMS) which is currently underway.....

NHIA boss addresses GIMPA students

Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority, Sylvester A. Mensah, has advised students to work hard in their studies and be smart in taking advantage of opportunities available to them

NHIA and School of Public Health, UG to collaborate on Research, capacity building

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has begun arrangements with the University of Ghana School of Public Health to collaborate on common areas of research

Capitation will help NHIA to contain cost – Health Economist

An international public health financing expert has said capitation as a provider payment method is likely to inject the needed efficiency into the claims payment regime of the National Health Insurance Authority and deepen cost containment measures currently being undertaken by the NHIA

We will help to make capitation succeed in Volta – Afotey-Agbo

Outgoing Volta regional minister, Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo has pledged his administration’s support for the implementation of the capitation payment method in the region.

Success of the NHIS is a collective responsibility – Health Minister

Health Minister, Hon Sherry Ayittey has told stakeholders in the health sector that the success of the National Health Insurance Scheme [NHIS] is a collective responsibility

  • Consultation including reviews.These include both general and specialist consultations
  • Requested investigations including laboratory investigation,x-rays and ultrasound scanning for general and specialist out-patient services
  • Medication,namely,prescription drugs on National Health Insurance Medicines List, traditional medicines approved by the Food and Drugs Board and prescribed by accredited medical and traditional practitioners
  • HIV/AIDS symptomatic treatment for opportunistic infection
  • Out-patient/Day Surgery Operations including hernia repairs,incision and drainage,haemorrhoidectomy
  • Out-patient Physiotherapy