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Over GH¢300m disbursed for claims payment to healthcare facilities – NHIA

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The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has stated that it has disbursed Over GH¢300 million as claims payment to healthcare facilities across the country.

According to a statement by the authority, the amount is to cover “the claims vetted for higher tier facilities up to January 2024.”

It continued to say “For lower-tier facilities, the payments are within the acceptable three-month debt period.”

The NHIA, the statement added, believes that the disbursement of these monies demonstrates the institution’s commitment to maintaining the smooth operation of healthcare services and ensuring the sustainability of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

The acting Chief Executive, Dr Da-Costa Aboagye explained that the disbursement aims to enhance the quality of care provided to all NHIS members and support the operational needs of healthcare providers.

Through the statement, the NHIA acknowledged “the cooperation and patience of all healthcare providers and assured them of continuous efforts to improve the efficiency and timeliness of claims processing and payments.”

Below is the full statement by the NHIA

NHIA Channel1 News Over GH¢300m disbursed for claims payment to healthcare facilities - NHIA

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