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KENYA:NHIF to adopt smartcard tech in war on fraud

January 2018 BusinessDaily; The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) is set to adopt the use of fingerprints to identify its more than six million members in the battle against fraudsters. Chief executive Geoffrey Mwangi said Thursday the fund would from next week start biometric registration to capture details of NHIF …

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KENYA:Rotich stops mobile clinics in Afya scam

October 2017 Dailynation; Treasury has slammed the brakes on the installation and commissioning of portable medical clinics that were linked to the controversial Sh5 billion health scandal last year. Through the Supplementary Budget, the Treasury has cut Sh450 million allocated for the installation and commissioning of 100 containers that continue to …

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KENYA:NHIF halts payments, accuses centres of theft

September 2017 BusinessDaily; The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has stopped settling diagnostic test bills from hundreds of private service providers it accuses of making fraudulent claims. NHIF said the decision was informed by the realization that the facilities have been making claims for services not rendered, thereby raising the level …

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KENYA: NHIF cracks down on rogue clinics

August 2017 Businessdaily; The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has begun a crackdown on hospitals making fake claims. NHIF chief executive Geoffrey Mwangi said on Monday that hospitals were taking advantage of the insurer’s quick settlement of claims to make money fraudulently. “Many claims have been rejected. Some hospitals are …

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