Health Insurance Costs Rise: 60% Capitation Increase, 40% Fee Hike – NHIA

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L-R: The president, Nigerian Dental Association, Dr. Tope Adeyemi; Director-general, National Health Insurance Authority, Dr. Kelechi Ohiri; President, ANPMP, Dr. Kayode Adesola and Dr. Francis Ukwuije.

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has announced that healthcare costs will increase, with a 60 per cent rise in capitation and a 40 per cent increase in Fee-for-service (FFS) fees.

This decision is part of NHIA’s efforts to ensure the sustainability of the health insurance scheme and improve service delivery.

The new tariffs were agreed upon at a stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja, which included representatives of the Association of Private Medical Practitioners and the Health Maintenance Organisations.

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