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Universal health coverage (UHC) means that all people have access to the health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardship.

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Financial Hardship

National Health Insurance Fund is a State Parastatal that was established in 1966 as a department under the Ministry of Health. The original Act of Parliament that set up this Fund in 1966 has over the years been reviewed to accommodate the changing healthcare needs of the Kenyan population, employment and restructuring in the health sector.


Public Notices

Latest Notice

The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a State Corporation established in 1966 with a core mandate of providing medical insurance cover to all its members and their declared dependants. The original Act of Parliament that set up the Fund has, over the years, been reviewed to accommodate the changing healthcare needs of the Kenyan population and the restructuring in the health sector.

The NHIF Act (1998) was amended and passed in Parliament on 21st December 2021 and assented into law on 10th January 2022. IT IS THEREFORE NOTIFIED for information to the public that following the public participation held on the draft regulations in 2022, NHIF has taken into account the feedback received and consolidated the draft Regulations, 2023 to facilitate implementation of the provisions of the NHIF Act No. 9 of 1998.

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Do You Know About UHC Supa Cover?

The UHC Supa Cover is a medical insurance cover that enables you and your family to enjoy an unparalleled benefit package.

No Maximum Age Limit

Nobody is too old to register and enjoy the NHIF Supa Cover​

No Pre-existing Conditions

NHIF Supa Cover doesn't check for pre-existing health conditions.

No Maximum Number of Children

We do not have a limit on the number of legal children one can add to their card.

Largest Number of Service Centers

We have have over 8,000 contracted facilities supported by over 100 service outlets and digital platforms.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can reach us by calling out Toll Free line 0800 720 601, through email at info@nhif.or.keor through our social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn,or through additional contacts on our Contact Page.

Click here to visit the online registration and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can visit the nearest NHIF office with copies of national ID card for you and your spouse, copies of birth certificates (for children above six months) and birth notification (for children under 6 months),and coloured passport size photographs one each.

For new registration of employed persons attach an introduction letter or have the form stamped by the employer (excludes self-employed/voluntary contributors) or visit our online registration portal by clicking here.

Kindly fill out an amendment form in any of our branches countrywide & attach:
i) Copies of birth certificates for kids over 6 months or a copy of birth notification for kids who are aged 6 months & below.
ii) Kid’s passport photo.
iii) Copy of Principal Members National Identity Card

For self-employed access to benefits will be after 60 days from the date of payment and 30 days for those in formal employment.

You can always check your status or get your NHIF details by sending a text message with the format [ID {space} Your ID Number] e.g. (ID 12345678) to 1550, by dialling *155#, using the ‘My NHIF’ App which can be downloaded from Google Play or App Store or the NHIF Selfcare Platform.
You can always choose or change your facility by dialling *155#, using the ‘My NHIF’ App which can be downloaded from Google Play or App Store or the NHIF Selfcare Platform.

If your card is inactive for more than 12 months, you will get a waiver of all your penalties and you can start making your monthly contributions a fresh. Your card will be active after 2 months (60days).

Click the link below to access a detailed page of frequently asked questions.

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Do you have any

Queries or Concerns?

Contact us today for any queries, concerns or clarifications you may have. You can contact us on our social media platforms on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by dialling our Toll-Free Number 0800 720 601.


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