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The Effect of Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme on ...

The Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme. Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was created by the National Health Insurance Act of August 2003, and is one of very few attempts by a sub-Saharan African country to implement a national-level, universal health insurance program. 12 A newly-created National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) was commissioned “to secure the ...
A Review of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana ...

Background The introduction of the national health insurance scheme (NHIS) in Ghana in 2003 significantly contributed to improved health services utilization and health outcomes. However, stagnating active membership, reports of poor quality health care rendered to NHIS-insured clients and cost escalations have raised concerns on the operational and financial sustainability of the scheme.
A Review of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana ...

11/10/2016 · The introduction of the national health insurance scheme (NHIS) in Ghana in 2003 significantly contributed to improved health services utilization and health outcomes. However, stagnating active membership, reports of poor quality health care rendered to NHIS-insured clients and cost escalations have raised concerns on the operational and ...
Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: a national level ...

8/23/2013 · Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), established into law in 2003 and implemented in 2005 as a ‘pro-poor’ method of health financing, has made great progress in enrolling members of the general population. While many studies have focused on predictors of enrolment this study offers a novel analysis of NHIS members’ perceptions of service provision at the national level.
The effect of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS ...

6/7/2016 · In 2004, Ghana began implementation of a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to minimize out-of-pocket expenditure at the point of use of service. The implementation of the scheme was accompanied by increased access and use of health care services. Evidence suggests most health facilities are faced with management challenges in the delivery of services.
Does the National Health Insurance Scheme provide ...

8/15/2015 · Excessive healthcare payments can impede access to health services and also disrupt the welfare of households with no financial protection. Health insurance is expected to offer financial protection against health shocks. Ghana began the implementation of its National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2004. The NHIS is aimed at removing the financial barrier to healthcare by limiting …
Evaluating the impact of the national health insurance ...

6/7/2018 · Approximately 150 million people suffer from financial catastrophe annually because of out-of-pocket expenditures (OOPEs) on health. Although the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Ghana was designed to promote universal health coverage, OOPEs as a proportion of total health expenditures remains elevated at 26%, exceeding the WHO’s recommendations of less than 15–20%.
Examining equity in health insurance coverage: an analysis ...

6/18/2018 · Following years of out-of-pocket payment for healthcare, some countries in Africa including Ghana, Kenya and Rwanda have instituted social health protection programs through health insurance to provide access to quality and affordable healthcare especially for the poor. This paper examines equity in coverage under Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
National Health Insurance Scheme (Ghana) - Wikipedia

The National Health Insurance Scheme is a form of National health insurance established by the Government of Ghana, with a goal to provide equitable access and financial coverage for basic health care services to Ghanaian citizens.
Assessing equity in health care through the national ...

1/22/2013 · Nigeria and Ghana have recently introduced a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) with the aim of moving towards universal health care using more equitable financing mechanisms. This study compares health and economic indicators, describes the structure of each country’s NHIS within the wider healthcare system, and analyses impacts on equity in financing and access to health care.