In this guide, we will be enlightening our readers on the procedures to renew national health insurance on phone, as well as the short code to check the validity of NHIS card. You might be wondering if you can really renew your card on your smartphone directly… The short answer is yes! Stay with us as we pass you through the step-by-step procedures to get this done.
The Ghana national health insurance officially announced the deployment of the national health insurance service code by the government across all districts on their blog. The main motive behind this move is to reduce the hassle individuals face annually just to renew their health insurance.
The service code deployed by the government can run on all telecommunication networks in the country (MTN, Vodafone etc…) All you need is to dial your service code, follow necessary prompts and get it done within few minutes.
Let’s get into the main guide, we will start with what you need to renew your health insurance, step-by-step procedure to renew your insurance and also deal with some misconception about this procedure.
What You Will Need To Renew Your Health Insurance.
- Health Insurance Membership Number
- Ghana card Personal ID Number
Health Insurance Renewal Steps;
Below is the step-by-step procedure to get this done without breaking any sweat. Kindly, take not that the service code or short code is going to work for all networks in Ghana.
- Dial *929# (All Networks)
- Select Option 2 (Renew Membership)
- Select Option 1 (NHIS Card) You can select Ghana Card if it’s linked
- Proceed by entering your NHIS Membership Number. Mostly 8 digits (39….67)
- Confirm the Validity of your Name etc… then continue
- You will then be given the cost of your renewal, Proceed and make payment by entering your momo pin.
- If the renewal is successful, you will receive an alert from Momo and NHIS.
Read Also: How To Link Ghana Card To NHIS
Steps to check your NHIS Membership Validity
- Dial *929# – (All Networks)
- Choose Option 1 (Check Policy Validity)
- Select NHIS Card
- Enter Your Membership Number.
NB: Renewals, done after three (3) months of expiry, will take another one month before it becomes valid to use. This simply means, if your insurance expires, and you do not renew it within the next three months. You will have to wait for an additional one month when you renew your it.
Sometimes, it will work instantly after renewal even if your card has expired more than three months or years, this happens only if NHIS is offering a promotion. And this happens during X-mas etc…
If you are uncertain of anything, kindly call the NHIS Call Centre on 054-444-6447 or 030-274-6447. You can also contact the office via the shortcode 6447 on the MTN and Vodafone networks.
This particular guide we touched on almost everything you need to know when willing to renew your national health insurance on phone, as well as the procedures to take when wanting to check your NHIS validity as well.
Kindly take not that, cards that expired for than three months ago will be valid in the next month when renewed. This does not apply to the old age and kids.
And sometimes, renewed cards will work instantly after renewal even if your card has expired more than three months or years, no matter your age. This happens only if NHIS is offering a promotion. And this happens during X-mas etc…
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Kindly do well to read our website “Disclaimer”. This particular guide’s main motive is too educative. We prefer our readers do more research after reading this article or visit NHIS official website for more info or to clear some misunderstanding… Thank You!