House of Reps to amend NHIS Act

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Updated September 20, 2012

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Health, Honourable Ndudi Elumelu, has said that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) must be amended to ensure that Nigerians have a qualitative health insurance policy.

He stated this while speaking at the public hearing on an act to repeal the NHIS Act of 1999 and enact a National Health Insurance Commission bill.

Most of the participants who spoke at the event were in support of the amendment.