NHIF tells members to choose hospitals for outpatient treatment

National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Chief Executive Officer Simon ole Kirgotty Macharia addresses participants during the launch of biometric registration of civil servants medical cover at Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, on August 27, 2015. NHIF has asked its members to select hospitals that they can easily access for outpatient services. PHOTO | JAMES EKWAM | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Members also have a chance to change the health facility if they are dissatisfied with the services.
  • The official said this was the first time self-employed people, nearly two million, were involved in the exercise.

Kenyans have up to Friday to identify a health facility to access outpatient services through the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF).

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