Wednesday , July 6 2022

Pres. Buhari Signs Mandatory Health Insurance Into Law.

Health Insurance will now be mandatory in the country, following the signing into law of the National Health Insurance Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, House of Representatives, Umar  El-Yakub disclosed this yesterday in Abuja.

He said the law will ensure the effective implementation of a national health insurance policy that ensures the attainment of Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria.

The statement described the assent as milestone legislation and legacy achievement for the Present administration

The Act repeals the National Health Insurance Scheme Act, Cap. N42, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and enacts the National Health Insurance Authority Act, to ensure effective implementation of a national health insurance policy that ensures the attainment of Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria.

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