National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) (Mfuko wa Taifa wa Bima Ya Afya (NHIF)) is an alternative financing option in the health sector which is a result of Governments decision to implement health sector reforms programs.
The Fund’s motive is to bring quality health services closer to its members. The Fund has strong financial base to support medical providers. We believe the reliable source of income shall motivate medical providers to provide better services and equip them with all essential drugs and medical supplies.
The Scheme is compulsory in nature. The Scheme currently caters for central government employees, including their spouses and up to four children and / or legal dependants. Thus the Scheme covers up to six people in a family.
The NHIF provides a wide range of medical care benefits. The current benefit package offered by NHIF includes: –
Fees related to basic diagnostic tests.
The Director General National Health Insurance Fund Kurasini bendera tatu Dar es Salaam P.O. Box 11360 Tanzania Dodoma fax: +255 26 232 1972 Tabora Telefax: +255 26 260 4037 Arusha Tel: +255 27 250 6346 Mwanza Telefax: +255 28 250 1024 Dar es Salaam Southern Highland Zone Tel:+255 22 213 0826 Mbeya Telefax: +255 25 250 0656 Mtwara Telefax: +255 23 233 3880 Iringa Telefax: +255 26 270 1276 Kilimanjaro Telefax: +255 27 275 5143