Is the NHIS really necessary in the health sector?
The operation of the scheme, like most social health insurance, is built on social solidarity—the rich subsidizing for the poor, the healthy subsidizing the sick, and the family with few siblings subsidizes the one with large family. Contribution is based on a percentage of one’s salary, but the treatment is the same, the hospital is the same. We won’t say because you are a level three officer, you can only go to General Hospital, Nyanya, but if ...
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Added April 02, 2012
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