VibeGhana.com: Dr Eric Boakye Agyemang, Deputy Ashanti Regional Director of Ghana Health Service (GHS), says the region is ready for the full implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) capitation.
He said more than one million subscribers, representing 66 per cent of active subscribers, had so far enrolled for the new payment system.
Dr Agyemang, who is the Chairman of the Regional Implementation Committee, said the scheme had put in place adequate measures to ensure smooth take-off.
He was speaking to the press after a closed door meeting with members of the NHIS Council in Kumasi.
The members would visit and interact with some health care providers, officials of the NHIS and other stakeholders during their three-day stay in the region.
The capitation is scheduled to commence in the region effective January 1, next year.
Dr Abbah Foli, a Member of the Council, who is leading the team, said they were in the region to have first hand information an