Category Archive for "Health Insurance"

International Travel Health Insurance Companies

Travel health insurance is mostly ignored when buying a travel insurance plan as many people don’t expect to fall sick while travelling. But for frequent travelers, it’s wise for them to have a health travel insurance cover that provides protection…

What is the Role Of Health Maintenance Organizations In Nigeria

Health maintenance organizations play some major roles in the provision of health care and medical services to the Nigerian citizens. Since the Nigerian National health insurance scheme is driven through the Health Maintenance organizations which help to give quality and…

Health Insurance for Europe Visa

Health Insurance for Europe Visa

Nigerian citizens require a visa to enter European countries. We will be focusing on the Schengen areas, which comprise of the countries with a border-less agreement. If a Nigerian citizen wishes to apply for visa to travel to Europe, travel…

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…