NHIA declares December as active month for members

National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has declared December 2022 as an active month for all Ghanaians.

According to National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), anybody who registers /or will renew their health card in this month, December will enjoy an instant service.

The directive simply means persons whose healthcare cards expired for months will be active immediately if renewed this December. Also, new persons (new registration) to the scheme will enjoy the same benefit.

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Earlier, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) gives a one-month penalty to persons who didn’t renew their cards on time.

STEPS TO RENEW NHIS MEMBERSHIP CARD ON PHONE

1. Using an active network, dial *929#

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and send.

2. Select Option 2 which says “Renew Membership”

3. Two options will appear here (NHIS CARD and GHANA CARD). Kindly select NHIS Card, option 2.

4. Enter the 8 Digit NHIS Membership Number twice*.

5. Press Send.

NB: Carefully cross-check the following as displayed there: Status (INACTIVE), Card number, Name, Start Date, End Date, Fee Type (INF), Amount (This depends on the applicants age).

6. Continue with payment. Press 1 to continue to Pay. Wait for feedback and payment message.

7. Repeat the same process and check your “Status” it must be ACTIVE now not INACTIVE.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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