Payment for Health Care and Perception of the National Health Insurance Scheme in a Rural Area in Southwest Nigeria.

@article{Adewole2015PaymentFH,
  title={Payment for Health Care and Perception of the National Health Insurance Scheme in a Rural Area in Southwest Nigeria.},
  author={David Ayobami Adewole and Ayodeji Matthew Adebayo and Emeka Ihechi Udeh and Vivian N Shaahu and Magbagbeola David Dairo},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2015},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={648-54}
}
Health insurance coverage of the informal sector is a challenge in Nigeria. This study assessed the methods of payment for health care and awareness about the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) among members of selected households in a rural area in the southwest of Nigeria. Using a multistage sampling technique, a semi-structured, pretested interviewer-administered questionnaire was used to collect data from 345 households. The majority of the people still pay for health care by out-of… CONTINUE READING
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