HCHP is implemented on behalf of HIF by PharmAccess and in Nigeria they have contracted Hygeia Nigeria Limited as the local implementing partner. The benefit package provides coverage for the most common medical problems found among the target groups and consists of primary care, limited secondary care and medication, including HIV/AIDS treatment.
Hygeia Nigeria Limited has contracted 21 healthcare providers to deliver healthcare to the enrollees. The provider network is involved in a continuous quality improvement program. Through the quality improvement program, HCHP and PharmAccess support the providers to continuously improve the quality of care.
The insurance is currently available for four groups.
The first target group consists of approximately 40,000 people, market women and their families in Lagos. The women are organized in market associations. They trade a wide variety of products.
The second target group consists of approximately 27,500 people, workers of small business that are part of Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN) an umbrella organization for small- and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and their families in Lagos.
The third and fourth target groups consists of approximately 110,000 people, farmers and their families in rural farming community of Shonga and Afon in Kwara State. The main occupation in Shonga and Afon is farming, but households are also involved in other activities such as trading and fishing.
Read more about this program's design and future plans here..