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What is the National Health Insurance Scheme ?

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was established under Act 650 of 2003 by the Government of Ghana to provide basic healthcare services to persons resident in the country through mutual and private health insurance schemes. The District Mutual, Private Mutual and Private Commercial Schemes are regulated by the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).

Role of the National Health Insurance Authority
Sources of Funding for NHIS
Where can one register with the NHIS?
Are children covered under the NHIS ?
How can a child above 18 benefit from NHIS
Are the elderly covered under the NHIS?
Are the Very Poor (Indigent) covered under NHIS ?
Are there special arrangements for contributors in polygamous household ?
If I am single, can my children benefit from my contributions ?
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