As the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration kicks off the Edo State Health Insurance Scheme, the state’s health insurance commission has opened application for qualified Health Management Organisations and Health Care Providers to partner with the commission in providing quality and affordable health care services for residents in the state.
The Director General of the Edo State Health Insurance Commission, Dr Rock Amegor, reassured residents of the government’s commitment to ensuring an all-inclusive access to responsive, affordable and efficient health services.
The health insurance scheme is targeted toward attaining Universal Health Coverage under the Edo Healthcare Improvement Programme, a holistic framework to overhaul and improve health care services in public health institutions, as well as to guarantee access to affordable and quality healthcare services across the state.
According to Amegor, vacancies exist for HMOs that will be responsible for risk management, enrollment administration, claims processing and administration, as well as the provision of payment administration for the ongoing health insurance scheme in the state.
He said for health care providers, applicants can apply as primary health care providers, responsible primary health care services provision and referral to Secondary Health care; Secondary health care provider, responsible for Secondary health care services provision; Pharmaceutical services, responsible for the provision of safe and effective quality medicines; Diagnostics Medical Laboratory services, responsible for General Medical laboratory services including Haematological services provision; and Radiological services responsible for X-rays, Ultrasound, MRI Services etc.
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