When it comes to getting treatment for any ailment, everyone will go for a hospital that is sure to have them back on their feet in no time. Picture courtesy. Hospital. This means that you will most probably choose a hospital that is convenient and in line with the amount of money you have.
The National Health Insurance Fund helps to cater for the medicals bills of patients who have enrolled for the platform. Card holders are expected to contribute five hundred shillings every month in order to ensure that their cards stay active. It is possible to cover for the medical bills of family members but they have to be included as beneficiaries in the card.
The government issued a public notice on the National Health Insurance Fund’s (NHIF) digital transformation exercise. The health fund has embarked on mass biometric registration of subscribers, both new and current. In addition to this, the NHIF has procured the Electronic Claims Management System (E-Claim) for all hospitals it has contracted.
The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) is on the spot after it emerged that a Sh49.6 million tender awarded for the provision of integrated revenue collection system was grossly varied and did not meet the requirements of the procurement law. Documents before parliament show that the award was marred by massive irregularities and that NHIF did not provide the required information at the time of contract review by the Public Procurement Review Authority (PPRA).
The National Health Insurance Fund came up a new bill that will compell all Kenyan's above 18 year's to directly contribute in the structured Universal Health Care (UHC) coverage. These is one of their new ways of financing the NHIF that is incarnated with more than 10 million subscribers but it's only less than 5 million of them are actively remitting their payments.
Making the National Health Insurance Fund cover mandatory for all Kenyan is a noble initiative, as it will help many get access to affordable quality health care services. When the government, NHIF and other stakeholders rolled out the EduAfya cover, it was seen as a game changer in providing high school students with a comprehensive health policy.
The National Health Insurance Fund, NHIF (Amendment) Bill is four years behind schedule delaying the roll out of Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC) . Today is an important day in the life of the 12th Parliament as Kenyans await the passage of the health Bill. The bill will allow millions of struggling families have an have access to health insurance.
NHIF CEO Dr. Peter Kamunyo (center) with the Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Health CS Mutahi Kagwe. Photo/Courtesy File It has emerged that Kenyans without the National Health Insurance Fund card will be denied services by the government in different sectors. According to details, the new policy will make it mandatory for the adults in the country to be registered under NHIF in order fir them to receive different government services in the country.
It will now be compulsory for each household to make a contribution of Ksh. 500 to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in new reforms as the government rolls out a health cover for all kenyans. In a bill by majority leader Amos Kimunya, employers will be required to make an equal contribution to the fund for their employees as the government moves towards attaining universal health coverage.
The National Health Insurance Fund has been stopped on its tracks in their bid to siphon more cash from employers. In a proposed Bill submitted to Parliament, NHIF wanted employers to match their contributions to the public health insurer; this would see employers doubling the KSh. 1,700 that top contributors make to the fund.
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The National Health Insurance Fund is a platform that makes it easy for patients to get medical attention free of charge. It has become a useful platform which allows the card holder to add family members as beneficiaries. You are however supposed to make 500 shillings contributions every month in order to keep the card active.
As 2022 elections are around the corner, politicians are moving across the country to speak to netizens. Deputy President William Ruto today was in Eldoret. He spoke to the people and the leaders of Western Region Sugoi today. His concerns were about the National Health Insurance Fund issue that is in the parliament.
The National Health Insurance Fund is one of the Insurance cover that majority of Kenyans use to pay for their medical bills and purchase of drugs.Members make a monthly contribution so as to make their cards Active. Almost every hospital in Kenya has adopted the NHIF cover and allow members to pay using the medical insurance.
Know good news about national health insurance fund. This is an organisation created across the nation aimed on creating an affordable health cover to all members under it. Eligibility to become a member No age limit is required all people who join it and pay the required amount can access treatment according to the choice of health facility they need.
Members of Parliament, passed a bill compelling all Kenyans above the age of eighteen years, to pay a mandatory kshs 500 per month to the National Health Insurance Fund. It is however unclear how exactly those who are unemployed can raise that amount. Meanwhile, the immense corruption that has rocked the National Health Insurance Fund for years now, threatens to undermine any meaningful gains by the noble bill that seeks to grant all Kenyans medical insurance in the event that they are sick.
The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a Kenyan governmental corporation whose mandate is to provide health insurances to Kenyans. It is always compulsory for members of formal sectors to be registered with NHIF which provides a comprehensive cover whenever in health challenge. According to the NHIF CEO Dr. Peter Munyao, they will start cutting down some services offered under NHIF cover.
Following the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) Audit, hospitals with government insurance contracts have been revealed. The National Health Insurance Funds notes that while it is eager to provide services to its members, it has tightened its standards before approving any new facility. Contract hospitals defrauded the insurance fund by filing false claims, according to audit findings.
Low-income earners have a reason to smile after the National Health Insurance Fund reduced the monthly contributions for informal workers which will see them pay Ksh 300 from the initial Ksh 500. This is one of the proposed changes to the NHIF Amendment bill 2021 that aims to make the amount affordable to low-income earners which has been reviewed as formal workers had to part with Ksh 350 that had increased to 500.
National Health Insurance Fund, NHIF is the oldest government insurance scheme in Africa. As the primary provider of health insurance in Kenya it is mandated in providing access to quality and affordable health care for all Kenyans. ￼NHIF registers all eligible members from both informal and formal sectors.