Category Archive for "HMOs"

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…

More Health Insurance Companies Discussed

Healthcare cost is something people don’t plan for. When a person decides to take a health insurance plan, it is a way of securing their own future medical costs that might accrue. Health insurance means getting insured against a loss…

What Health Insurance companies Consider Before Giving Health Insurance Quotes

Different health insurance companies offer different health insurance quotes to their clients after considering several factors. Before an insurance firm gives you a premium, they review your risk profile by checking the information included in your health insurance application and…

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…

Health Insurance Scheme In Nigeria

Nigeria has a very large population of over 170 million people. Only 3% of the total population has access to medical insurance. Nigerian is run on a three-tier system government which makes implementation of other policies challenging. The health insurance…