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NHIF Message To All Kenyans About Biometric Registration

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Kenya's efforts to ensure the effective implementation of the UHC is seen by some citizens as one of the legacies of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader has vowed to put an end to end situation where Kenyan families contribute to the situation where Kenyan families continue to be rendered poor because of their expenses on health care.

The National Hospital Insurance Fund introduced the use it of fingerprints to identify it's 8.9 million members and their dependents to tackle fraud and speed up payment of medical claims.

A process to capture the biometric data of an initial number of one poor Kenyan citizen within the framework of country's Universal Health Coverage.

President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the registration at a ceremony in the port of city of Mombasa. Therefore the president asked the ministries of Labour and Health to immediately take steps towards initiating the registration process which was to target mainly indigent Kenyans who have little or no access to health care services due to poverty and hardship.

Therefore according to the report shared by NHIF scheme through their official social media platforms, those Kenyans who have not yet enrolled for biometric registration can do so by visiting an NHIF service point near them.

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