Posts Tagged "National Health Insurance Scheme"

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…

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…

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…