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November 2, 2017 8:35 AM NHIF members will no longer choose outpatient hospitals

Kenyans can now get out-patient treatment in any facility from all designated health facilities provided by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) countrywide. NHIF members were previously required to select hospitals that they can easily access for outpatient services. According to the national insurer, the changes allow for portability of services 488

October 25, 2017 7:21 PM NHIF bags award for innovative programme

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has been rewarded for its innovative programmes to reach the poor after it was named the best insurer in Africa. NHIF was rewarded by International Social Security Association (ISSA) during the regional forum for Africa held in Ethiopia. The association recognised NHIF as the best in health insurance subsidy 33

October 20, 2017 12:04 PM Kimemia: Mau Mau veterans to get free NHIF cover

NYANDARUA, KENYA: Mau Mau veterans should be on free medicare, Governor Francis Kimemia has said. Speaking during Mashujaa Day celebrations at Rurinja Stadium in Njabini, the County head said the freedom fighters are wallowing in an economic and health crisis years after the end of the war for independence. “This is the home town of one of the most profound 21

October 18, 2017 10:37 AM Kenya: 204 Hospitals Added to NHIF Accredited List

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has added 204 public, private and faith-based hospitals and dispensaries to its list of accredited facilities, offering Kenyans more places to access healthcare. The move comes amidst a prolonged nationwide nurses' strike that has seen more than 50 per cent of public health facilities remain closed since June, causing 27

October 18, 2017 7:18 AM NHIF adds 204 new hospitals to its list

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) has added 204 public, private and faith-based health service providers to its list of accredited facilities offering Kenyans a wider access to healthcare. This is amidst a persisting nationwide nurses’ strike that has seen more than 50 per cent of public health facilities remain closed since June, resulting 18

October 1, 2017 6:40 AM Details of police, prisons officers Sh4 billion health plan

More than 122,000 police officers, their spouses and children will from today enjoy Sh4.5 billion comprehensive medical cover under the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF). Up to five children and one spouse of the employees of National Police Service and Kenya Prison Service will be covered under the medical scheme that officially starts today 40

September 30, 2017 10:40 PM New Sh4.6bn medical cover for police takes effect

Only 1,434 police officers and prison warders out of 122,708 will be allowed to seek direct treatment in private hospitals in a new Sh4.6 billion medical deal that takes effect today. A majority of the officers – totalling 121,274 – who fall between job group A and L, will access treatment in government hospitals and faith-based health facilities and will only go to private 25

September 5, 2017 7:23 AM Abdicate your duties at your peril, Sonko dares county workers

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 5 – Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has warned city hall workers who have threatened to go on strike over delayed August salaries, among other reasons, to do so at their own peril. His statement response to the county workers’ threat to down their tools should the county government fail to pay Sh18 billion in unpaid statutory 22

August 6, 2017 7:18 AM Jubilee’s promise to Raila and his NASA team ahead of polls

President Uhuru Kenyatta made his final plea on Saturday for re-election using his track record and a promise to provide free government services to Kenyan children from the time they are born till a year after college. The President and his deputy William Ruto, who made a return to Nakuru where they first made known their intention to jointly vie for office 16

August 5, 2017 3:13 PM President Kenyatta pledges more development in his second term

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday pledged to deliver more development for the benefit of Kenyans if elected for a second term as he wrapped up his re-election campaigns. President Kenyatta urged Kenyans to make a wise decision and vote for Jubilee, saying it has a proven delivery track record unlike the opposition which has nothing to offer apart from empty 17