The Sandema Health Directorate is owed in excess of Ghc700,000 by the National Health Insurance Authority.
This is according to Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana – Ministries, Departments and other Agencies for the year ended 31 December 2021.
Despite Regulation 38 of the National Health Insurance Regulations, 2004 (L.I.1809) requiring that, “a claim or payment of health service submitted to the scheme shall be paid within four weeks after receipt of the claims from the health care facility unless there is legal impediment,” the above-mentioned health directorate is owed.
According to the report, the Sandema Health Directorate is owed Ghc707,987.74.
The Auditor-General also stated, “we noted that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) owed 78 Health Institutions a total amount of GH¢51,404,084.38 for services rendered.”
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