NHIA Rolls Out MTN, Vodafone Shortcode Service For NHIS Renewal And Validation

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The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has introduced an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD)-based service for its individuals on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

This service can be complete by dialing a simple shortcode, *842*10#, from any MTN or Vodafone number and it would be accessible on all networks at the appropriate time.

The NHIA service code – *842*10# , can be utilized by NHIS individuals to check the status of their NHIS Membership Eligibility, NHIS Benet Package and NHIS Medicines list.

NHIA is additionally trying the alternative to enable individuals to finish their yearly enrollment recharges safely from their cell phones by utilizing the code.

As a feature of its digitization program, the National Health Insurance Authority will in one month from now dispatch a program named” NHIS Mobile Membership Renewal and Authentication project”.

The program which is being guided in the Asuogyaman and West Mamprusi districts in the Eastern and Northern regions will empower individuals to re-establish their enrollment cards by means of cell phone without having to experience the manual system.

This was uncovered at the Ashanti regional office of the NHIA by authorities amid a function MyNewsGh.com attended.

Addressing the gathering during the program, Mr. Oswald Mensah, Deputy Corporate Affairs Manager, NHIA noticed that, to this impact, a media and partners refinement program is being taken off all through the nation to make individuals mindful of the previously mentioned plans by the Authority.

He at that point asked for its individuals to be watchful against false endeavors by scammers to capture the mobile money PIN codes.

As per him, the NHIA is ceaselessly attempting to enhance the comfort and fulfillment of their individuals in the participation restoration process, lessen queues at different districts in which they work.


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