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NHIA intensifies NHIS and Ghana cards linkage|9/17/2021

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in collaboration with the National Identification Authority (NIA) is determined to make it possible for all residents in Ghana to use one card for healthcare access.

 

The NHIA has therefore intensified its campaigns and encourages holders of the NHIS and Ghana cards to merge the two in line with the “One nation, one card for healthcare service,” agenda. 

 

The NHIA urges those who are yet to do the merger to still use their NHIS cards for healthcare service, as we work towards replacing the NHIS cards with the Ghana card for accessing healthcare. 

 

The NHIA is mindful that those under 15 years are yet to receive a Ghana card for which reason there are exemptions to make sure that no vulnerable person is left behind, including pregnant women.

 

Plans are far advanced to make it possible for all Ghana Card holders to do self-registration onto the NHIS database, instead of visiting the district offices for the same service. 

 

As it continues to impact people’s health seeking behaviour, the NHIS is on course to deliver its ambitious target of providing access to quality and affordable health care services, to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in 2030.

 

Issued by: Corporate Affairs Directorate, NHIA Head Office 


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