NHIA, Stakeholders Agree On New Tariffs

The National Health Insurance Authority- NHIA and its critical stakeholders have agreed on a new medicine and services pricing structure of a 60% increase in the capitation and 40% upward review in Fee-For-Service (FFS)

In a statement by the Acting Director of Media and Public Relations, Emmanuel Ononokpono, the new tariffs, which apply to current services offered under the Authority, take immediate effect.
The new price regime it says is without prejudice to the outcome of the ongoing actuarial studies commissioned by the Authority which result is expected in September.
Director General of NHIA, Dr Kelechi Ohiri said that access to affordable and quality healthcare by the enrollee remained a top priority of the Authority, urging stakeholders to put the interest of Nigerians on top of all other considerations, to achieve the goal of universal health coverage.
Capitation and Fee-For-Service are forms of payment made to healthcare providers for services rendered to beneficiaries under NHIA.

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