Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will be introducing biometric ID cards to its subscribers and piloting electronic claims processing, reports Graphic Online.
The NHIS plans to issue the biometric ID cards to its subscribers upon registration.
The e-claims processing pilots will start this year and will aim at creating greater efficiencies. The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will be opening three more claims centers throughout the country, in addition to the center in Accra.
The NHIS and NHIA will also be trying to find ways to combat abuse and fraud within the programs and establish permanent joint clinical and claims audit teams that would examine forensic claims nationwide.
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