National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)

Organisational context

Semi-autonomous government agency under the MOH. Headed by a Board representative of key stakeholders that makes strategic decisions on benefit package, premium rates and contracts. Operations by management team headed by Chief Executive Officer. Main revenue sources are premiums from contributors (95%) and funds received for commercial or government-funded schemes (5%)

Population & Entitlement

Coverage 20%  Mandatory for formal sector contributors, Voluntary for all others

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