4 Updated Methods To Know If NHIF Is Active In 2022

4 Updated Methods To Know If NHIF Is Active In 2022

NHIF is a national medical insurance scheme that provides inpatient and outpatient benefit packages to its members countrywide. Through regular member contributions, the scheme is able to pay for medical treatment for the principal member as well as the covered dependants.

Therefore, due to the unpredictability of ill health, it is advised to keep NHIF current so as to prevent inconveniences when medical issues arise.

Currently, there are 4 different ways to check your NHIF status and they include;

– SMS
– USSD Code
– NHIF App
– NHIF SelfCare Portal

1. How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via SMS

How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via SMSSend the text ID followed by ID number to 1550 i.e ID 27*********

You will receive SMS containing your membership details such as member number, name, ID number, birth year, membership state, current outpatient hospital & last contribution date.

2. How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via USSD Code

How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via USSD CodeDial *155#

Select your preferred language i.e Option 1 for English or option 2 for Kiswahili

Select option 1: national health scheme

Enter ID number

Verify OTP sent via SMS by selecting option 1

Select option 6: My status

You will receive a notification statement detailing your membership status, contribution status & current outpatient facility.

3. How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via NHIF App

How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via NHIF AppDownload, install and launch the MyNHIF app [ Playstore / Appstore ]

Click on ‘Other services’

Enter your ID number and click ‘Request OTP’ to receive OTP via SMS

Enter the code and tap ‘Login’ to access your dashboard

On your dashboard, your membership status will be displayed denoting your payment status.

4. How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via NHIF Portal

How To Know If NHIF Is Active Via NHIF Portal

Navigate to the NHIF Selfcare portal

Enter your ID number and click ‘Continue’ to receive OTP sent to you via SMS

Enter the PIN and tap ‘Verify’

Under the ‘facilities’ tab your NHIF status will be indicated.



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