Certification of Health Facility

CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH FACILITIES

NHIF certifies health facilities to offer services to its beneficiaries. The following are pre-requisite requirements for certification:-

  • The facility has to be registered by the Ministry responsible for health matters in Tanzania mainland or Zanzibar.
  • The facility will be certified basing on the category and standards set by the Ministry of Health,
  • The facility has to accept and observe the existing payment system adopted by the Fund,
  • The facility has to comply with all procedures set by the Fund regarding service provision, claiming and verification.
  • All applications should be submitted in writing to NHIF Regional Offices

REASONS FOR DECERTIFICATION OF A HEALTH FACILITY

A facility may be decertified due to the following reasons:

  1. Non adherence to guidelines provided as per protocols issued by the Ministry responsible for health matters;
  2. Failure to provide service according to terms and conditions of the Agreement in the required standards;
  3. De-accreditation by the Ministry responsible for health matters or regulatory authority under the Ministry.