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.

CUHC POLICY DIALOGUE

Following the official launch of the Centre for Universal Health Coverage (CUHC) in March 2015, the maiden edition of the Centre’s public discussion series dubbed ‘UHC Dialogues’ was held on Wednesday 15th April 2014.

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.

Financial institutions to be levied….to support NHIA

The deputy Finance Minister, Cassiel Ato Forson has explained that cabinet has approved an amendment to the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Act......

Infrastructural development not cause of NHIS crisis

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is in dire need of funds to keep the system afloat, but contrary to assertions by many social commentators that the infrastructural projects such as.....

NHIS service providers suspend decision to charge cardholders

Members of the Christian Health Association (CHAG) on July 1, last year withdrew their services to subscribers of the NHIS because managers of the scheme owed the mission hospitals in excess of GH¢50 million.

UPSA and NHIA collaborate on Centre for Universal Health Coverage (CUHC) establishment

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) and the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the establishment of a Centre for Universal Health Coverage (CUHC).

 
  • 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

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