The National Health Insurance Bill, 2017

Parliamentary Period: 
Second Session of the Twelfth Assembly

The objects of this Bill are to—

(a) provide for sound financing for the national health system;

(b) provide for a universal access to quality insured health care services;

(c) establish the National Health Insurance Management Authority and provide for its functions and powers;

(d) establish the National Health Insurance Scheme and provide for its systems, procedures and operation;

(e) establish the National Health Insurance Fund and provide for contributions to and payment from the Fund;

(f) provide for accreditation criteria and conditions in respect of insured health care services;

(g) provide for complaints and appeals processes;
(h) provide for the progressive establishment of provincial

and district health offices of the Authority; and

(i) provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing. 

Bill Stage: 
First Reading
Second Reading
Committee Stage
Report Stage
Third Reading