Of Nigeria’s Health Insurance Scheme And Medical Care

Nigeria’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is a social security system established in 2005 that aims to guarantee the provision of good healthcare for enrollees by deducting policy fees from their salaries every month. Unfortunately, more than a decade after the establishment of the scheme, it has not only proved incapable of solving the country’s medical problems, but also impoverished numerous enrollees who put their trust in the scheme.

One of the main reasons why the NHIS is failing is because the scheme and its network of partners are plagued by corruption and mismanagement. As such, payments from hardworking citizens cannot guarantee good medical coverage when needed….

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