Subscribers get HMOs in Edo – Nigerian Observer
Edo State Health Insurance Scheme has started to connect subscribers of its health insurance program with health management organizations (HMOs), which will give them access to health services quality and affordable.
Speaking to reporters in Benin City, Edo State Health Insurance Commission chief executive Dr Rock Amegor said the state health insurance scheme has enrolled more than 8 000 people in the formal state sector.
He said the commission also collected data from more than 9,603 vulnerable people, including elderly, physically disabled and low-income pregnant women, among those who will benefit from the health insurance scheme’s equity plan. the state.
He noted that “With the good number of registrants to date, information concerning their health establishment and their identity card has been sent to all registrants by SMS, to enable them to know the health establishment in where they can access quality health care.
According to him, the commission ensures that the facilities are ready to be accessible and that registrants receive their health insurance identity card before being able to access services.
He urged subscribers to be optimistic as the commission strives to ensure all residents have access to quality health care in the state.