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Comment: THE STATE OF NHIS

Author:
Mr Beans
Date:
2019-04-16 06:34:16


Data from 2019 Annual Fund Allocation Formula presented by the Natioal Health Insurance Authority to Parliament

Fact one

NHIS is indebted to Service Providers in all 16 regions cover a period of 12 months

Fact two

Total arrears of NHIS claims as at December 2016 GHS425.79m and not the GHS1.2bn banded around
Evidence is in the 2017 NHIS Fund Allocation Formula presented by the Health Minister to Parliament

Fact three

Active membership of the scheme declining

2016 10.786m 39% of national coverage

2017 10.422m 37%

2018 10.410m 35%

Fact four

Increasing compensation as active membership dwindles

2016 GH115m

2017 GHS132m

2018 GHS168m

2019 GHS211.78m

Fact Five

Releases to NHIS Fund decreasing

2016 GHS742.11m

2017 GHS660.40m

2018. GHS506.80m

Fact six

Instead of spending the recommended 75 -80% of the fund on nhis's core mandate npp is doing 60.64% of the accrued fund

Planned expenditure on IT for 2019 is GHS300m

Budget for social responsibility is GHS5m

Capping of the fund by the Finance Ministry diverted over GHS1bn in 2yrs from the scheme

In 2018 the government used ghs163m of the fund to pay Nursing Trainee Allowance

WITH ALL THIS INFO ADDO CLAIMS NHIS SCHEME IS BOUYANT AND HEALTHY

EITHER HE IS CLUELESS OR DECEITFUL

https://www.myjoyonline.com/politics/2019/April-15th/ndc-accuses-govt-of-diverting-1b-of-nhis-funds.php

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Mr Beans on 04-16 06:34
THE STATE OF NHIS