NHIS registered 1.5 million poor people for free

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registered 1,500,324 extremely poor people across the country in 2014 for free.

Meet NHIA’s New Boss, Nathaniel Otoo

The NHIS is arguably Ghana’s biggest social intervention program.

Doctors’ strike: NHIS cardholders should visit private and faith-based healthcare facilities

Following the July 30, 2015 strike by medical doctors in the public sector and their ongoing engagement with government on their conditions of service, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) entreats all NHIS card holders who may be turned away from public health facilities to visit...

Public Notice

The public is further advised to note the following when doing business with Private Health Insurance Schemes.

NHIS urgently needs review of generous exemptions – Sylvester Mensah

The Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Scheme says the exemptions under the scheme are so generous they are threatening its sustainability.

Maiden CUHC Policy dialogue ends with a call for additional funding for the NHIS

The Centre for Universal Health Coverage (CUHC) on Wednesday held its first ever policy discussion dubbed "UHC Dialogues."

Government working on bailout for NHIS

The government is working out a strategy for a bailout of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), which is currently having challenges in paying claims from health facilities.

NHIA clears doubts about capitation

The Capitation payment system of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) introduced in 2011 in the Ashanti Region was to improve cost containment of the scheme.

  • 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