Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme: Improving Financial Sustainability Based on Expenditure Review (World Bank Studies) by Huihui Wang
English | Aug. 9, 2017 | ISBN: 1464811172 | 71 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
The Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was established in 2003 to achieve the country s commitment of universal health coverage. The government has earmarked valueadded tax to finance NHIS in addition to a deduction from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust premium payment. However, the scheme has been running at a deficit since 2009 because of expanded coverage, increased service use, and a surge in expenditures.