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Techiman tops NHIS Mobile Renewals for July 2021 |8/11/2021

In the latest summary report of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Mobile Renewals for July 2021, Techiman district in the Bono East Region topped by recording the highest total number of Mobile Renewals.

 

The district management team made great strides with a record high of 13,462 followed by Ga in the Greater Accra Region with 13,001.

 

Three districts in the Ashanti Region comprising Manhyia recorded 11,217, Bantama 10,248 and Atwima Nwabiagya 9,588 occupied the third, fourth and fifth positions respectively.

 

With reference to the ratio of mobile renewals to total renewals (including office renewals) for the period under review, Bibiani-Anhwiaso Bekwai district in the Western North occupied the top position. As the Bibiani-Anhwiaso Bekwai district recorded 98.1%, Kadjebi in the Oti Region came second with 97.5%, while Obuasi in the Ashanti Region won the third position with 96.7%.

 

Cumulative renewals

 

By Cumulative mobile renewals from January 2019 to July 2021, Ga Municipality in the Greater Accra Region surfaced as the overall best with a record of 303,414, followed by the Techiman Municipality in the Bono East Region with 289,672.

 

All 16 regions recorded increases in mobile renewal enrolment between the months of June and July 2021. As the end of July 2021, the cumulative number of mobile renewals from January 2019 to July 2021 was 16,220,813.

 

The total number of mobile renewals for July 2021 was 662,762 representing an increase of 16% as compared to 572,384 recorded in June 2021.

 

From August 2020 to July 2021, the ratio of mobile renewals to total renewals averaged around 79%. Categorization Children under 18 category recorded the highest number of mobile renewals of 317,307, representing 47.9% followed by the Informal category of 272,502, indicating 41.1%.

 

People are encouraged to continue using the Mobile Renewal platform for membership renewals at their own convenience.

 

NHIS/Ghana cards linkage

 

Ghana has a target to enroll all residents onto the Scheme by the year 2030 to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

 

It is therefore necessary for all persons resident in Ghana to link the NHIS and Ghana cards to allow all holders of one card, that is the Ghana Card to access healthcare.

 

Source: ABDUL KARIM NAATOGMAH


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