Tag Archives: NHIS debt

Gov’t disbursing GHc81m monthly to tackle NHIS debt

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), has reimbursed GHc800 million to health facilities it owes since January 2017 when the NPP government took over. According to the Director of Health Services, Dr. Nsiah Asare, the average disbursement per month is about GHC 81 million. Speaking at the 15th Annual General Meeting of Medical Superintendents Group 0f Ghana at Koforidua, Dr. Nsiah ...

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We’ve cleared part of GHc1.2b NHIS debt – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government has cleared GHc560 million out of GHc1.2 billion debt left by the previous administration in the health sector. “So far, government has, by dint of prudent management within the short space of seven months, cleared GH¢560 million out of the GH¢1.2 billion of debt inherited,” he said. According to him, government ...

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NDC can’t be blamed for NHIS debt – Alex Segbefia

The immediate past Minister of Health, Alex Segbefia, has said his administration will not accept responsibility for the current woes of the National Health Insurance  Authority (NHIA). According to him, the current administration has failed to follow plans and policies it had in place to deal with the issue of the sector especially with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) ...

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We’re working to clear NHIS debt by 2019 – Nana Addo

The Akufo-Addo Administration is targeting the next 18 months to clear the debts that have saddled the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). President Nana Akufo-Addo noted that, his government has found it necessary to find the money to save the scheme from collapse. “The scheme has been threatened by mismanagement and by huge indebtedness. We are now having to liquidate ...

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