The National Executive Council (NEC) of your Ghana Medical Association (GMA), has expressed worry about the collapse within the National Insurance coverage Scheme (NHIS).
Speaking with a news conference in Bolgatanga, following the end on the third NEC Meeting in the GMA to the year 2016,?obama of the Association, Dr Ebenezer Ewusi CEmmim stated that, it’s correct that a lot of health facilities are relying on cash and carry due to the prolonged indebtedness with the NHIS directly to them.
“The GMA is gravely occupied with the gradual re-introduction of cash and carry system within the various health institutions and facilities near your vicinity.
“It is actually a undeniable fact that the health facilities and institutions are relying on cash and carry because of the prolonged indebtedness from the NHIS to them. Indeed some facilities aren’t paid their claims within the last quarter of 2015,” obama stressed.
The President, who is even the Deputy Commissioner of Police, established that the NHIS being a social intervention in healthcare financing in the past,? it had contributed significantly towards improvement with the health of Ghanaians , especially the vulnerable and should not be allowed to collapse.
He, therefore, called for the National Medical care insurance Authority (NHIA) to must be urgency take bold steps to pay for your money it owes to safe the health system.
The Chairman from the Upper East Chapter with the Association, Dr Thomas Mensah? Afful,? that’s and also the?? Bolgatanga Municipal Health Director,?? kicked? up against the lodging of your?? money deducted to your scheme to the consolidated fund? and? proposed that instead, it paid directly? to to the NHIA.