Minister pledge to support the new health insurance innovation
The Volta Regional Minister Dr. Archibald Letsa has pledged the support of the Volta Regional Coordinating Council (VRCC) for the National Health Insurance Scheme in the implementation of the innovation to make the scheme more robust and resilient.
Date Created : 12/20/2018 6:03:01 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/Ghanadistricts.com
He said that when the officials of the NHIS called on him to brief him on the launch of a mobile application that would enable members of the scheme to renew their membership through the use of mobile phones once they have money in their mobile money accounts.
Dr. Letse was happy to know that through the innovation, members of the scheme shall receive SMS notification on the expiration of their membership and would also serve as a way of checking the claims submitted by service providers (health facilities).
While welcoming the team, he expressed his happiness about the innovation and acknowledged that the innovation shall in a way ensure the Scheme pays for only services that are provided.
The Minister also entreated the media to get the information on the innovation to the people of the region.