Osun begins health insurance scheme for residents
The Osun state government has appealed to residents to take advantage of the Health insurance Scheme to enjoy affordable and excellent health care services at a minimal cost across all parts of the state.
The Executive secretary of Osun social Health Insurance Scheme, Adeniyi Oginni made the call while addressing newsmen on the preparedness level for the take-off of the scheme in Osogbo the state capital.
The scheme according to the executive secretary covers common ailments including malaria fever, minor Injuries, reproductive health services, child delivery, caesarian section, and selected surgical operations.
He urged residents to key into the scheme as the benefits are enormous even as he assures that government has given approval for its 3% contribution to public servants premium in addition to the 1.5%that is to be deducted from their basic salary to enable them to benefit from the scheme.
The scheme was launched in Osogbo the Osun state in April 2019 to protect families from the financial hardship of huge medical bills.