Category Archive for "Health Insurance"

Nigerian National Health Insurance Scheme

Since its enactment in 1999, the Nigerian National health insurance scheme(NHIS) only became operational in June, 2005. The main reason for its establishment is the provision of health care services by giving a sustainable alternative source of funding health care…

List Of Sectors That Benefit From NHIS

National health insurance scheme is a health insurance programme created by the federal government of Nigeria with the aim of improving the health care sector of the country by providing quality and affordable health care services. According to the act…

How Do HMOs Help Prevent Future Medical Problems?

A few years back, HMOs were considered to be dying as their popularity had drastically reduced with just a few people believing in them. Health insurance is important as it takes care of the future which we are not certain…

Relationship between HMOs and Health Insurance

HMO means – Health maintenance organization. Through a network of providers that come into terms to supply members with health cover, HMO plan provides a wide range of health care services. The HMO health insurance plan covers a wider range…

Introduction to HMOS In Nigeria

HMOs in Nigeria are companies that are allowed to solely manage the provision of healthcare services via the health care facilities such as; hospitals, doctors, opticians and dentists that are accredited by the scheme. In simple terms, Health maintenance organizations…

Healthcare Nigeria: A Brief Critique

Many healthcare systems in Nigeria are severely under-developed and most of the medical facilities are poorly maintained, thus leading to inadequate medical dealings. The health care facilities are better developed in cities and major towns but less developed in rural…

How Do Health Maintenance Organizations Work?

Health maintenance organizations provide health care services to their members through health care providers that they enter into contracts with. The contract entered with the health providers allow premiums to be lower, as health providers have the advantage of having…

Health Maintenance Organizations In Nigeria

Prior to the growth of Health Maintenance Organizations In Nigeria, a national health policy was adopted in 2006 as way of strengthening the health care system in Nigeria. The National health policy was created with the aim of ensuring that…

The National Health Insurance Scheme Functions

The health insurance scheme of any country is a legally implemented programme for health insurance that provides insurance services to its citizens against the expenses of health. The scheme may be dispensed by the private or public sector or both…

Health Insurance Companies In Nigeria

The health insurance sector in Nigerian has had a slow growth in the past years but currently, there has been a lot of improvement. The growth is as a result of government implementations in the health sector and the National…