Category Archive for "Health Insurance"

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Nigerian National Health Insurance Scheme






Since its enactment in 1999, the Nigerian National health insurance scheme 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…

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…

Top List Of Accredited HMOs In Nigeria

Top List Of Accredited HMOs In Nigeria






The Nigerian health insurance sector has grown and expanded since the National health insurance scheme became operational in 2004. A Health maintenance organization (HMO) is a private or public incorporated company that is registered by the National Health Insurance scheme…

Travel Health Insurance in Nigeria






Expatriates who come to work in Nigeria from overseas are mostly covered by international travel health insurance companies. Insurance companies that provide travel health insurance services are not many. However, with improved global businesses and steady economic growth, this is…

History of Health Insurance In Nigeria






Health insurance in Nigeria has had a difficult historic development from its inception in the year 1962 up to its amendment by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act 35 of 1999. Nigeria as a country has a population that…