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AKTH Suspends Secondary, Tertiary Services

Report from Kano, North West Nigeria says, National Health Insurance Authority Unit of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano has suspended secondary and tertiary health care services to ENROLLES of twenty seven (27) Health Maintenance Organisations (HMO), with effect from Monday 4 September 2023.

The suspension is due to unresolved issues with payments and breaches of agreement.

The head of Unit of the NHIA of the hospital Dr Zainab Abdulaziz disclosed this on Thursday in a statement obtained by Nigerian Kicker.

The affected Health Maintenance Organisations (HMO), according to the statement, are :Hygiea HMO Ltd (001), Total Health Trust Ltd(002), Mediplan Health care (005), AHCO Multshied Nig .Ltd (006), United Healthcare Int.(007) and Ronsberger Nigeria (010).

Others are In’t Health Mngt S.(011), Songhai Health Trust (013), Integrated Health Ltd(014), Sun Managed Health (016), Princeton Health Group (017), Veritas Health Ltd (024), Precious Healthcare Ltd (036), Prepard Medical (030)and United Comprehensive (023) amongst others.

The statement added that any HMO among the 27 whose secondary and tertiary health care services were suspended and wanted certain number of their enrolle(s) to enjoy secondary/ tertiary health care services are expected to write the request accordingly and in line with the new policy.

The Head of NHIA Unit of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Kano Dr Zainab Abdulaziz urged the ENROLLES of the affected HMO to seek for clarification on any issue that is not clear with them at AKTH NHIS Desk Office at the Complex as the Scheme continue to provide Primary health care services to the enrolles of 27 affected Health Maintenance Organisations.

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