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National health insurance in Nigeria

John B. O. Aregbeyen

National health insurance in Nigeria

benefits, costs and consequences

by John B. O. Aregbeyen

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • National health insurance -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [33]-34).

      StatementJ.B.O. Aregbeyen.
      SeriesNISER monograph series ;, no. 2, 1997, N.I.S.E.R. monograph series ;, 1997, no. 2.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA412.5.N53 A74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34 p. ;
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL469747M
      ISBN 109781811463
      LC Control Number98191977

        ABUJA —The Federal Ministry of Health said, yesterday, that the continued existence of Health Management Organisations, HMOs, in the operation of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, was. Keywords. Utilization, National, Health, Insurance, Teaching, Hospital, Nigeria. Introduction. The rising cost of health care services as well as the inability of the government health facilities to cope with the people’s demand necessitated the establishment of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).Cited by: 8.

      Medication, namely, prescription medicines on the National Health Insurance Scheme Medicines List, traditional medicines approved by the Food and Drugs Board and prescribed by accredited medical and traditional medicine practitioners. Any other services approved by the Minister of Health. In Patient Service. General and specialist in-patient care. management of national health insurance scheme (nhis) in nigeria, issues, problem and prospects. by ohalete chigoziri agunobi reg no: pg/mba/06/ a research project presented to the department of management faculty of business administration university of nigeria, enugu campus in partial fulfillment of the requirementCited by: 1.

      The National Health Policy and Strategy to Achieve Health for All Nigerians, promulgated in , has been acclaimed as a good document. But it has become necessary to review it to reflect the new realities and trends in our national health situation. The National Health Policy represents the collective will of the governments and people ofFile Size: KB. National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) | Facilitate fair-financing of healthcare costs. Provides regulatory oversight to Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and .


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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a body corporate established under Act 35 of Constitution by the Federal Government of Nigeria to improve the health of all Nigerians at an affordable cost.

Contact Details. Head Office: Plot. InMaternal mortality in Nigeria is deaths perlive births; whereas init was deathsper live births. This may be as a result of poor health facilities, lack of access to quality health care, malnutrition due to poverty, herder-farmer conflicts, female genital mutilations, abortions, and displacements due to Boko Haram terrorism in the North East of.

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) took off in the year and is a corporate body established under Act 35 of Constitution by the Federal Government of Nigeria to improve the health of all Nigerians at an affordable cost through various prepayment systems.

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a body corporate established under Act 35 of Constitution by the Federal Government of Nigeria to improve the health of all Nigerians at an affordable cost.

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Yellow fever – Nigeria. 26 September Country statistics. Country profile on regional site. Individuals with National Health Insurance Scheme insurance coverage, by wealth quintile and age category, endline survey (%) 65 Predictors File Size: 1MB.

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a body corporate established under Act 35 of by the Federal Government of Nigeria to improve the. National health National health insurance in Nigeria book (NHI), sometimes called statutory health insurance (SHI), is a system of health insurance that insures a national population against the costs of health may be administered by the public sector, the private sector, or a combination of both.

Funding mechanisms vary with the particular program and country. Survey Instruments (Questionnaires) Data, Questionnaires and Related Documentation.

Survey Procedures, Sample Design, Variance Estimation, and Other Methodological Studies. Information about NHIS Supplements and Co-Sponsors. NHIS restricted variable information, restricted and public use variable lists.

Summary of NHIS micro-data. Scaling Up National Health Insurance in Nigeria: Learning from Case Studies of India, Colombia, and Thailand. vi • Use of IT applications for enrollment and patient management at the provider level has benefited the scheme, beginning with the smart cards similar to File Size: KB.

What are the packages. In Nigeria, there are two main packages which are the Health Management Organization (HMO) and the Out Of Pocket (OOP). The Medigap plans are popular and better, as it covers both the tiers of government and private sectors, since the HMOs are being liaised with by the government to provide health care services to NHIS subscribers.

THE NIGERIAN HEALTH SYSTEM. Nigeria is a lower middle-income country with a population of million and a gross domestic product of billion US dollars.

1 Nigeria is a federation of 36 states and a federal capital territory, and there are local government areas (LGAs) across the country. The health care system is largely public sector driven, but there is substantial private. Achieving universal health coverage in Nigeria: The National Health Insurance Scheme as a tool A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Public Health By Eno Ekaete Usoroh Nigeria Declaration: Where other people’s work has been used (either from a printed source,File Size: 2MB.

Nigeria’s National Health Bill was signed into law by the president on December 9, The Nigerian Senate passed the highly controversial National Health Bill into law following its 3 rd reading at the National Assembly. The aim of the Act is to establish a framework for the Regulation, Development and Management of a National Health System, to set standards for.

The National Health Policy and Strategy to Achieve Health for All Nigerians launched inwas Nigeria’s first comprehensive national health policy.

This was subsequently revised in However, it has become necessary to develop a new national health policy to reflect new realities and trends, including the. Downloadable. Universal coverage of health is one of the goals of the United Nations and one which every African country, Nigeria inclusive strives to achieve.

Referred to as NHIS, the study was motivated by a desire to review a policy with so much importance and set out to appraise the scheme’s objectives and assess the level of achievement across sectors including the Small Author: Sunday A.

Adebisi, Joyce i, Ngozi A. Chikere. Despite the rising cost of healthcare services in the country, indications emerged yesterday that only four percent of Nigerians have been covered by the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS. Odeyemi IA, Nixon J.

Assessing equity in health care through the national health insurance schemes of Nigeria and Ghana: a review-based comparative analysis.

Int J Equity Health. ; doi: / [PMC free article] Metiboba S. Nigeria’s National Health Insurance Scheme: the need for beneficiary by: The National Health Insurance (NHI) is a financing system that will make sure that all citizens of South Africa (and legal long-term residents) are provided with essential healthcare, regardless of their employment status and ability to make a direct monetary contribution to the NHI Fund.

Introduction: The Nigerian National Health Insurance scheme (NHIS) is planned to attract more resources to the health care sector and improve the level of access and utilization of healthcare services. It is also intended to protect people from the catastrophic financial implications of illnesses.

However, whether it will work in practice and whether the present model of the NHIS Cited by: 2. An Assessment of the Level of Implementation and Impact of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on the Health Care System in Yobe State, North-Eastern Nigeria Article Full .By promoting greater resources and expanded access to services, HPP will help stakeholders improve the health of women, children, and infants in Nigeria.

Strengthen the National Health Insurance Scheme. Recently, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has begun to incorporate family planning services into its various benefits packages. Nigeria has included a regulated community-based health insurance (CBHI) model within its National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Uptake to date has been disappointing, however. The aim of this study is to review the present status of CBHI in SSA in general to highlight the issues that affect its successful integration within the NHIS of Nigeria and more Cited by: