Every person resident in Ghana other than Armed Forces of Ghana and the
Ghana Police Service shall belong to a health insurance scheme licensed
under this Act.
Premium is set from GH¢7.2 (minimum) to GH¢48.00 (maximum). Payment could be made at NHIS district office
NHIS members can lodge complaints with the nearest NHIS office or NHIA in Accra.
NHIS Call Center Number : 054 444 6447, short code 6447 (MTN and Vodafone)
No. Your child
can be treated using your NHIS card until he/she is three months old. However,
your child should be registered by the time he/she is three months old.
Renewal of membership is instant if you are not
a defaulting member. Defaulting members serve a one(1) month waiting period
before they can access health care on the NHIS
Not yet. Subscribers will be notified when
online renewal is available.
Most surgeries are covered under the NHIS. Where
you are not sure, please contact your district office or the NHIS Call Centre. 054 444 6447, short code 6447 (MTN and Vodafone)
VIP ward accommodation is in the Exclusions List.
Children under 18 years belong to the exempt
category. Therefore you only pay processing fee.
Elderly people 70 years and above belong to the
exempt category. Therefore you only pay processing fee.