COVID-19: NHIF unveils ‘selfcare platforms’ for its members

By Evans Maritim
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
A view of the NHIF offices. /FILE
In summary

National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has introduced selfcare platforms that allow its members to choose, confirm or change preferred outpatients hospital for themselves and their depedants.

"NHIF is committed to ensuring members access outpatient services based on their medical needs, convenience and preference," the insurer said in a statement.

The members can access the services by dialing *155#, through My NHIF mobile App or visiting NHIF website.

"To access the above platforms, members have to update their telephone numbers with NHIF," statement added.

The new services were necessitated by the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country, NHIF said.

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