Kenya's New Healthcare Cover Rates Due

The new National Hospital Insurance Fund contributory rate will come into effect next month and will see provision of outpatient cover for all contributors.

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  • Kenya:  Revised NHIF Rates Take Effect May 1

    Capital FM, 20 April 2012

    The new National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) contributory rates take effect in May, in a move that will see provision of outpatient cover for all contributors. read more »

  • Kenya:  Trans Nzoia Civil Servants Unhappy With NHIF Restriction

    The Star, 11 April 2012

    THE Trans Nzoia branch of the Kenya Union of Civil servants has faulted the government for restricting its members to only two hospitals in the area under the new medical scheme ... read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Payment Method Raises Concern

    The Star, 10 April 2012

    THE decision by National Hospital Insurance Fund to cut costs on administration of outpatient claims through pre-payment under a system called capitation method has stirred debate ... read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Outpatient Deal Questioned

    The Star, 10 April 2012

    THE decision by National Hospital Insurance Fund to cut costs on administration of outpatient claims through pre-payment under a system called capitation method has stirred debate ... read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Denies Dealing With Unregistered Clinics

    The Star, 10 April 2012

    THE National Hospital Insurance Fund yesterday dismissed claims that it is dealing with unregistered clinics. read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Denies Graft Plot Under New Scheme

    Capital FM, 10 April 2012

    The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) now says it has inspected all health facilities before accrediting them to offer services under the new civil servants scheme. read more »

  • Kenya:  Worries of Graft in New NHIF Scheme

    Capital FM, 10 April 2012

    Kenyans could be staring at yet another mega scandal as reports emerge that the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has accredited non-existent and non-functional health ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Aviation Workers Reject New NHIF Rates

    The Star, 8 April 2012

    The Aviation and Allied Workers Union has warned employers against deducting the new NHIF contributions from its members. read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Faulted Over Unregistered Clinics

    The Star, 8 April 2012

    THE Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board has protested the awarding by the National Hospital Insurance Fund of civil servants medical insurance to unregistered Clinix Health ... read more »

  • Kenya:  New NHIF Plan to Ease Pressure At Referral Hospitals

    Capital FM, 2 April 2012

    A new scheme by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) is set to streamline access to healthcare as it will now require patients to first seek treatment from out-patient ... read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Issues New Healthcare Rules

    Capital FM, 29 March 2012

    Contributors to the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) will be required to identify their preferred hospitals after new rates take effect in April. read more »

  • Kenya:  Employees to Pay More to NHIF As Cotu Case Dismissed

    The Star, 28 March 2012

    Employees will now pay higher rates for the compulsory medical insurance scheme after the High Court yesterday dismissed a case by the national workers union that had blocked the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Charges to Go Up From Next Month

    Capital FM, 28 March 2012

    Kenya Employees will from next month pay higher monthly contributions to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) after the High Court threw out a case by the Central Organisation ... read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Lauds New Medical Scheme

    The Star, 17 January 2012

    THE NATIONAL Hospital Insurance Fund has lauded the recently unveiled medical scheme for civil servants launched on January 3. read more »

  • Kenya:  Health Insurance for the Jobless

    The Star, 18 January 2012

    THE government will launch a health insurance scheme for the unemployed to improve their accessibility to healthcare. read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Scheme Rejected in Bungoma

    The Star, 3 February 2012

    Teachers in Bungoma county have opposed the new NHIF medical scheme saying it was not practical because the country lacks infrastructure to implement the program. read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Now Targets Informal Sector

    Capital FM, 3 February 2012

    The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) will by the end of this month roll out yet another comprehensive health scheme, this time targeting the informal sector. read more »

  • Kenya:  NHIF Move Could Ease Medical Care

    The Star, 6 February 2012

    The aggressive move by the National Hospital Insurance Fund to cover the large number of employees in the public sector could lead to reduced insurance premiums in whole industry. ... read more »

The National Health Insurance Fund says the new rates would see members benefit from a comprehensive outpatient and inpatient cover as the country moves towards providing universal health care.