KENYA :NHIF to cut benefits in Sh3bn cost saving plan

September 2021 Businessdaily :Renal dialysis, major surgeries and diagnostics tests such as MRI and CT-scans top the list of benefits that the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) aims to cut in a drive to reduce payouts. The State-backed insurer’s cost-cutting drive will reduce payouts to hospitals by at least Sh2.9 …

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KENYA :Half of NHIF members stop monthly payment

August 2021 Businessdaily ;More than half of National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) members have stopped paying monthly contributions after the State-backed insurer paid billions of shillings for their treatment, setting the stage for a cash crunch. The fund has disclosed that 5.7 million members or 54 percent of the 10.6 …

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