[Photos] MTN Nigeria In Partnership With NHIS and Salt and Einstein Launches

Photo: Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, the Executive Chairman of Salt and Einstein MTS; The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of NHIS, Dr. Femi Thomas and the Chief Executive Officer MTN, Michael Ikpoki, at the Lagos launch of MTN Y'ello Health Insurance Scheme on Monday 21st July, 2014 at Civic Centre.

MTN Nigeria In Partnership With NHIS and Salt and Einstein Launches First-of-its-kind Mobile Health Insurance Scheme tagged: MTN Y’ello Health Insurance

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), in line with its vision of bringing good and affordable health care services to Nigerians, has gone into a strategic partnership with Salt and Einstein MTS, the mobile insurance services aggregator and African leading telecommunications and ICT Company MTN, to launch first-of-its-kind mobile health insurance scheme tagged: MTN Y’ello Health.

 

 This new scheme was unveiled on Monday 21th of July, 2014, at Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Speaking at the event, the Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Michael Ikpoki, said “At MTN, we believe that health insurance contributes to removing the financial barriers to healthcare, giving people unrestricted access to good health care without having to pay out-of-pocket. More than bringing flexibility and ease to paying for health care service, health insurance is also a means of providing greater access to healthcare for larger segments of a population. Indeed we believe health insurance is imperative for closing the gap between the availability of health care service and the ability of the citizenry to access it”.

In further confirmation of its leadership position as Africa’s foremost telecommunications company of choice, MTN Nigeria  has entered into a strategic partnership with  the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to launch first-of-its-kind mobile health insurance scheme tagged: MTN Y’ello Health. The aggregator of the partnership is Salt and Einstein

This new scheme was unveiled on Monday 21th of July, 2014, at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

In the words of the Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Michael Ikpoki, “the essence of this partnership is to remove the financial barriers to healthcare, giving people unrestricted access to good healthcare without having to pay out-of-pocket. More than bringing flexibility and ease to paying for health care service, health insurance is also a means of providing greater access to healthcare for larger segments of a population” he said.

 

For MTN subscribers to gain access to pre-defined treatments such as paediatric/antenatal care, minor surgeries, treatment for malaria, typhoid and minor infections, HIV/AIDS & STD management, eye care, family planning and much more, all they need do is to subscribe to the service at the rate of N250 weekly or N1, 000 monthly deductions from the subscribers’ airtime.

 

The service comes with freedom to choose from a list of over 6000 Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) and health care providers across Nigeria, while the package includes unlimited number of visits to the hospital with treatment value of up to N80, 000 annually.

 

Dial *616# to register and follow the prompts to subscribe and get your NHIS MTS ID number.

Check Photos from the event Below::

The Chief Executive officer MTN,  Michael Ikpoki, speaking on the importance of embracing the Y’ello Health Insurance Scheme

L-R: Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, the Executive Chairman of Salt and Einstein MTS; The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of NHIS, Dr. Femi Thomas and the Chief Executive Officer MTN, Michael Ikpoki, exchanging pleasantries, at the Lagos launch of MTN Y'ello Health Insurance Scheme on Monday 21st July, 2014 at Civic Centre

Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, the Executive Chairman of Salt and Einstein MTS, The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of NHIS, Dr. Femi Thomas, the Chief Executive Officer MTN, Michael Ikpoki, Lai Labode, Managing Director Salt and Einstein MTS at the Lagos launch of MTN Y'ello Health Insurance Scheme on Monday 21st July, 2014 at Civic Centre.

Guests at the launch

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Comment by Foreign Nigga on July 22, 2014 at 4:11pm

WOW! This is really great. Kudos to MTN and The team

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