NHIS Registration Centres in Ghana and Hospitals That Accept NHIS
Do you want to know the various NHIS registration centres in Ghana? If so yes, then you found the perfect article.
This is because, in this article, I am going to show you all the NHIS registration centres in Ghana and where you can locate them. Additionally, I will help you know some of the hospitals that accept the NHIS.
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was introduced in 2003 by the then president of Ghana, H.E. John Agyekum Kuffuor to help Ghanaians access quality healthcare at an affordable rate. Since its introduction, several Ghanaians are now receiving treatment for free.
The scheme is available for every Ghanaian, no matter your financial background or where you come from. All you have to do is to pay the appropriate fee and you will be enrolled in the scheme.
NHIS Registration Centres in Ghana
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has over 100 offices and registration centres spread throughout the 16 regions of Ghana.
The main Head Office of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is located at North Ridge Behind the Ridge Hospital (GA-029-3976). Tel: 054 444 6447
Below is a scanned document showing all the various National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) registration centres and offices in Ghana.
Hospitals That Accept NHIS
There are over a thousand hospitals in Ghana. Some of these hospitals are known to be public hospitals, for example, Greater Accra Regional Hospital (RIDGE); and some are known to be private hospitals, for example Champion Divine Clinic.
If we were to write a list of all the hospitals that accept NHIS in Ghana, we would have had to write a whole book about that. But to save ourselves the stress of going through that, I am going to show you the categories of hospitals that accept NHIS.
The categories are as follows:
- Community – based Health Planning and Service (popularly known as CHPS compound)
- All public hospitals – for example Achimota Hospital
- District Hospitals – for example, Adansi Fomena District Hospital
- Regional/Teaching Hospitals – for example, Greater Accra Regional Hospital (RIDGE), Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospitals, etc.
In addition to this, some private hospitals accept NHIS. To know whether the private hospital you are visiting accept NHIS, ask the administrator or the person in charge before you go.
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is one of the social interventions that has helped a lot of Ghanaians. Knowing where to find a registration centre is very important and that is why this article was written to help.
Read through this article and view the scanned documents to find the nearest NHIS registration centre. If you have any issue facing your NHIS card, make sure to visit any of these offices and your problem will be solved for you.