The Authorities of Ghana has launched a brand new on-line self-enrolment portal designed to make registration onto and renewal of present membership of the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme (NHIS).
The “MyNHIS app” permits customers to enrol with the NHIS utilizing their cell phones, as an alternative of getting to take action at an NHIS District Workplace.
The app may also allow members of the NHIS to resume their membership and that of third events, entry often requested questions (FAQs), find all NHIS Workplaces and hyperlink NHIS playing cards to their Ghana playing cards.
The app was launched by the Vice President Bawumia in Tamale.
“At current, over 16 million persons are lively members of the scheme, representing 54% of the inhabitants, a rise from 40% in 2019. Out of this quantity, over 80% are previous members who used the cell utility to resume their membership.” he stated.
“This has diminished the queue in addition to the gang on the workplaces of the NHIS, particularly on the Tamale NHIS Metro Workplace the place we used to see previous women and men, pregnant girls, the bodily challenged queuing from as early as 3:00am simply to have the playing cards renewed to be able to entry healthcare. Digitalization has made it attainable by simply dialing *929# and comply with via the method to immediately renew your card with out travelling to the workplace to queue.”
“The brand new NHIS cell app will function on each Android and iOS smartphones and can permit NHIS members to securely pay registration and membership renewal charges from their cell cash wallets, Financial institution and Visa playing cards.” he added.