The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Friday, 22nd March 2024, paid an amount of One Hundred and Eighty Million Ghana Cedis (GHS180,000,000) to various categories of healthcare providers across the country predominantly for claims sumitted and vetted up to December 2023.

This is in fulfillment of its mandate as a payer of healthcare services in Ghana for disease conditions as prescribed in the NHIS Benefit package.

The NHIS Benefit package covers over 95% of disease conditions that afflict residents of Ghana and supported with over 550 formulations on the NHIS medicines list to take care of all diseases covered under the scheme.

”Managers of the Scheme assures the public of its commitmemnt to ensuring that quality healthcare is delivered to all its members. With this payment, the NHIS is on track and not in arrears as it stays within the accepted 90-day window for the payment of vetted payments,” a statement signed by Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye, Acting Chief Executive of NHIA said.

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