KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The Health Insurance Board, a social protection program of the government, settled insurance claims of Rs 4.409 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepali Congress General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the government cannot provide health insurance to the private sector.

KATHMANDU, August 10: The CPN-UML has objected to the fact that the health insurance program is being entrusted to the private sector.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) has decided to continue providing health insurance coverage. The hospital’s Information Officer Ram Bikram Adhikari said in a press release that it has been decided to continue health insurance.

KATHMANDU, June 2: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker Giriraj Mani Pokharel has remarked that Finance Minister Janardan Sharma had failed to understand the works related to health insurance run by the government.

POKHARA, June 28: The Gandaki Province government is to ensure health insurance coverage for all citizens of the province within the next three years. Accordingly, the Province government has allocated Rs. 20 million for the purpose in the fiscal year 2020/21 budget.

CHITWAN, Jan 24: Bharatpur Hospital has been providing service to the patients of 14 districts under its health insurance programme. The Health Insurance Programme had come to effect in the district since 15 August 2017.

KHOTANG, Oct 31: Altogether 12,186 families in Khotang have subscribed to the health insurance scheme initiated by the government in January, 2018. The insurance scheme covers 26,047 individuals in the district.

As Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav is representing Nepal at a two-day UN General Assembly’s high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in New York beginning Sunday, it has been learnt that billions of rupees meant for health insurance in Nepal goes unspent every year and the much-hyped health insurance initiative is already in crisis due to the lack of efficient delivery, outreach capacity, and alarming dropout rates.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The government today is announcing the national campaign for health insurance of senior citizens and opening of bank accounts of all Nepali on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2076 BS.

POKHARA, April 13: Pokhara Metropolis-1 has distributed health insurance cards to the helpless and disadvantaged families in the ward.

KARNALI, March 2: One hundred 39 thousand population of Karnali now have the health insurance coverage, promoted by the government.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nabil Bank Ltd has launched 'NabilCare' scheme for its depositors to provide them health insurance coverage. The scheme in partnership with Metlife insurance company is the bank's biggest health care coverage to its customers.