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NHIS: We do not operate any account outside TSA

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says it does not operate any bank account outside the federal government’s treasury single account (TSA).

Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

Usman Yusuf: Why I was suspended

The Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has described his suspension by the Governing Board as “a coup against transparency”.

Usman Yusuf: HMOs are behind my travails

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has blamed Health Maintenance Organisations for his travails.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

Muhammadu Buhari suspends NHIS’ Usman Yusuf, orders probe

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday suspended the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf, and ordered that he proceeds on administrative leave immediately.

Group faults suspension of NHIS boss, call for dissolution of Governing Council

Speaking through its Convener, Comrade Odeyemi Oladimeji, the Civil Society Groups said the NHIS establishment Act is also clear about the functions of the governing council, and among the many functions listed there, none empowers the council to even oversee the actions of the Executive Secretary, much less probe or suspend him.

HMCAN warns federal govt to continue investigation despite NHIS chief’s reinstatement

The Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN), the umbrella body of all the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) in Nigeria, has warned the federal government that the report and investigation of the Executive Secretary of the National Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, should not be swept under the carpet despite reinstatement.

State House medical centre to be commercialised – Presidency

Mr Jalal Arabi, the Permanent Secretary, State House, says the State House Medical Centre (SHMC), which currently offers free medical services to patients will be repositioned to offer qualitative and efficient services.

NHIS seeks feedback on service delivery from enrollees

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has called on enrollees to give feedback on service delivery at health facilities to ensure that they enjoy efficient and quality healthcare services.

Why NHIS is not working efficiently in Nigeria – NACA chief

The Director of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Sani Aliyu, has stressed the need for the country to go back to the drawing board in the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.

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