Teachers employed by teachers Service Commission are entitled to two health insurance covers.
First they Contribute to the mandatory national hospital insurance fund and then to the private Minet insurance.
This came after the commission decided to do away with the former medical allowances that teachers used to get.
Following the move, Aon minet was identified to offer the Services in carefully selected hospitals.
Although some teachers have been complaining of the poor service offerd by the accredited hospitals, others have been making a Killing out of the scheme.
Standard newspaper has revealed varous ways which tutors are using to cone the Commission and the insurer.
According to the report, over 20 hospitals have been blacklisted having been accused of colluding with teachers to Swindle the insurer.
Some of the ways used include over billing, impersonation, falsification of length of stay by patients in hospitals, billing for conditions not covered in the contract and double billing of medical expenses.
Others are incorrect reporting of diagnosis and procedures, false and unnecessary prescription of drugs, abnormal utelization of Services, bribery and unethical inducement.
Minet Kenya chief executive officer Sammy Muthui said that many hospitals are under investigation while others have already been blacklisted.
However according to the Commission CEO Nancy macharia, it's only a small fraction of teachers that are involved in the fraud. She added that measures have been put in place to tighten the gaps.
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