NHIA not competing with private medical health insurance firms – Okoe Boye


The Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Okoe Boye has declared that the Authority shouldn’t be in competition with industry players within the private medical health insurance sector.

Based on him, the NHIA is targeted on promoting and safeguarding licenced private medical health insurance firms operating in Ghana to push boundaries and be recognised at future awards ceremonies.

The young NHIA Boss was speaking on the Ghana Insurance Awards Night powered by Xodus Communications Limited in Accra, Friday night, August 26, 2022.

He commended Xodus Communications Limited for putting up such a powerful event, which was the fifth edition.

“I’m absolutely convinced that in the following 10 to 50 years, firms will beg to be a part of this awards ceremony.”

Dr. Okoe Boye told the business conglomerates that the collective goal of the NHIA and personal insurers ought to be the prudent use of taxpayers contributions to supply health care services to all residents in Ghana.

“The NHIA can to date boast of 16.7 million energetic members. We’ve got a chance to register more people into our database.”

“I challenge you, the private health insurers, to work harder in supporting the NHIA’s agenda to realize Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by the 12 months 2030.”

The distinguished award winners included Nationwide Medical Insurance, Cosmopolitan Health Insurance and Apex Health Insurance.

The Ghana Insurance Awards provides a spectacular occasion for insurance industry players to come back together to have fun and network, while rewarding achievement and leadership in various key areas.

The Awards have categories cutting across life and non-life firms, re-insurers, brokerage firms, health insurers, actuarial firms and other insurance service providers.


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