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.