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NAICOM mulls compulsory insurance cover for doctors, nurses, hospitals

BY AMECHI OGBONNA

In line with its strategic initiative to boost inclusive insurance in Nigeria, the National Insurance Commission, (NAICOM) has hinted it would soon commence implementation of a compulsory Professional Negligence Insurance Cover for health workers and health facilities in the country. This means that all health services providers in the country may be compelled to enlist in the scheme designed to provide succor for both practitioners and users of health facilities.

Director General of NAI-COM, Mr Fola Daniels, who gave this hint recently in Lagos, explained that the policy is...

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Published By: The Sun - Thursday, 6 March, 2014

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