General News of Wednesday, 17 April 2019Source: Myjoyonline.comWe are making prudent planning, not reckless expenditures - NHIS bossThe NHIS boss argued that it is a given that Schemes like the NHIS are investing their fundsThe Acting CEO of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has defended the Scheme’s move to make investments. Her comment follows accusations by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that government is diverting ¢1 billion of the NHIS funds into projects outside its mandate. They claim that the National Health Insurance Authority in 2018 expended over ¢160 million of the Scheme’s funds to pay nursing trainee allowances. The NHIS boss argued that it is a given that Schemes like the NHIS are investing their funds because they cannot have the money sitting idle in a bank account. “It takes three months for the service providers to send us their bills so until then it is not an indebtedness.
Source: GhanaWeb April 17, 2019 17:37 UTC