[ 2012-09-10 ]
NDC Has Collapsed NHIS - Fmr. KATH boss
A former Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo
Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Dr. Nsiah Asare
has accused the NDC of supervising the gradual
collapse of the National Health Insurance Scheme
in the Ashanti Region.
According to him, the new capitation introduced by
the managers of the scheme is rapidly bringing
back the cash and carry system.
Speaking at an NPP rally in the Ashanti region on
Sunday, Dr. Asare said: 'The question we are
asking is, did the NDC introduce the capitation to
kill us? When you go to the Komfo Anokye Teaching
Hospital and you want to do an ex ray with a
health insurance card, you will have to pay money.
The scheme is being gradually replaced with the
cash and carry system.'
He also noted that there is an increasing number
of people who are refusing to renew their National
Health Insurance cards because 'people don't see
the reason to renew their cards because if you
have a health insurance card and you would have to
pay for health care, what is the need for
The former KATH boss gave the assurance that when
the NPP is voted back into power, it will
strengthen the NHIS to provide quality healthcare
Source - Citifmonline
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