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16:18
16:18

National Health Insurance Scheme: Gov't Exempts Employers from Staff Contribution 3 1

According to the approved bill, employers were required to contribute one percent to top up the four percent contributed by employees from their gross salary. However, president, Yoweri Museveni declined to ascent to the bill citing the need for more consultations.
09:00
09:00

Community Health Scheme Beneficiaries Ask Parliament To Reconsider Insurance Bill health services 6 1 Top story

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director of Save for Health Uganda, says that although the residents in Greater Luwero and others already embraced Community Health Insurance schemes, they don't have a legal framework that promotes or regulates them.
10:16
10:16

Politicians, Public Ignorant About National Health Insurance Scheme-Experts Ministry of Health 6

Fredrick Makaire, the Executive Director Save for Health Uganda an umbrella organization for informal community health insurance schemes said the Ministry of Health came out to resist the bill rather late and failed to carry out its mandate of sensitization.
20:33
20:33

Each Ugandan Could Pay UGX 100,000 Premium for Health Insurance MOH 3 1

Benson Kwikiriza, a senior legal officer in charge of regulation and drafting at the Insurance Regulatory Authority, one of the organisations working with the health ministry on the scheme says the money is needed to offer quality health care. According to Kwikiriza, this amount is affordable for all Ugandans given the services that will be received.
22:37
22:37

NHIS: People to Pay Out of Pocket for Some Health Services Ministry of Health 1

Ronald Baggaga, the Legal Counsel to the parliamentary health committee, says discussions of the bill that establishes the scheme that is being touted as a solution to Uganda’s healthcare system that is riddled with high out of pocket expenditure and bribery are complete.
19:32
19:32

Only Museveni Can Unlock Health Insurance Standoff - Dr. Runumi Ministry of Health 4 1 Top story

He says the ministry of health had by 2015 collected evidence for introduction of health insurance but the efforts were frustrated by politicians.
09:59
09:59

Health Insurance Scheme to Fully Function in 20 Years –Experts Ministry of Health 4 1

Prof Freddie Ssengooba at Makerere University School of Public Health and also one of the consultants on the National Health Insurance Scheme says the delay to operate the scheme will be caused by the current state of the health care system.
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