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NHIS Cements Ties with Media |1/29/2020

The National Health Insurance Authourity (NHIA) has paid a working visit to the offices of Daily Guide Network (DGN) whose brands are Daily Guide Newspaper, DGN TV and Guide Radio.The visit, which was led by Deputy Director, Corporate Affairs of the NHIA, Oswald Essuah Mensah, was to deepen the existing good relationship between the two organizations.

 

Mr. Mensah expressed appreciation to the DGN for the supporting the NHIS over the years as a media partner.He said the visit was to share the positive developments at the authority aimed to ensuring that every Ghanaian has access to free medical care under the scheme.The NHIA recently announced it had exceeded its membership target of 12 million active members. The Authority attributed the feat to the introduction of the mobile renewal service platform, a fully homegrown game changer innovation.

Mr. Mensah said the authourity had introduced an avenue where clients can give feedback on claims presented in their names to the authourity for reimbursement, adding “so now, the members have become participants and not spectators.

”The NHIS Deputy Director said health facilities were being encouraged to present the claims electronically to facilitate verification before payments are made within the stipulated 90-day period.Besides, he noted that the authority had expanded its legal department to ensure stakeholders are working in strict compliance with the provisions of the law that established the NHIS, including prosecution at the law courts where necessary.

The NHIA team was received by Fortune Alimi, DGN Executive Editor,William Yaw Owusu, Editor, DAILY GUIDE , and A.R. Gomda, Chief News Editor, DAILY GUIDE

 

Source: Daily Guide


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