Posts Tagged "NHIS"

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…