NHIF announces rates it will pay to hospitals in medical scheme

NHIF Chief Executive Officer Simon Kirgotty briefing the media. FILE PHOTO | SALATON NJAU |

What you need to know:

  • Fund will also pay Sh1,200 for those visiting private hospitals rated level II-IV.
  • Trade Unions Congress criticises capitation rates, arguing they were too modest and insignificant compared to the amount deducted from Kenyans.

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) principle contributors will only be allowed access to medication of between Sh 1,000 and Sh 1,400 outpatient cover per year under the new regulations.

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