The practice of saving for the raining day is being part of a health insurance scheme to help provide medical help in the case of sudden illness even without money.
Many of these schemes in form of insurance companies operates in Nigeria, each has its own unique term of service. However, in no particular order, these are the top 10 private insurance companies you should register with in Nigeria today.
10 Best Private Health Insurance Companies in Nigeria
1. Aiico Multi Shield Nigeria Limited
AIICO had been ranked one of the best insurance companies in Nigeria (not only in the health insurance industry). This company was the first to register with the Nigerian Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and this was in 2005.
The company provides varies of plans. However, each of the plans incorporate health promotion and preventive healthcare services. The plans include standard, executive, super-executive, magnum and evacuation plans. Customer service relation is at the core of the operation of this company.
2. Hygei Hmo Limited
Just like AIICO, Hygei is also one of the leading private health insurance firm in the country. It also registered with NHIS in 2005 though it was established in 1986. Their plans are affordable and cut across various need. However, you will get a first-class service. To know more about their plans, kindly contact them.
3. Integrated Healthcare Limited
Integrated Healthcare Limited is a private health insurance company in Nigeria that is IT driven. This company operates a 24 hours customer service through their call centre. The firm had been in existence for over 17 years now and had proven to be a force to reckoned with. Aside the regular plans, they also provide health education and personalized health services to their customers.
4. Total Health Trust Limited
Total Health Trust Limited was established in 1998 and since then, it had walked it way up the ladder to become one of the best in the industry. The company boast of having over 270,000 clients, making them one of the largest in the country. It is linked with Liberty Group, a South African company.
5. United Healthcare International Limited
This company prides itself as one of the most transparent, they do their best to ensure that their clients understand everything about any of the plan before registering. This firm had grown to be one of the best in the country.
6. Healthcare Security Limited
Talking of HMOs, Healthcare Security Limited is one of the best in the country. they have a range of plans which includes Budget plan, budget plus, standard plan and executive plan. They are known to be providers of premium services to their clients. Their head office is located in Abuja and they also have regional offices scattered within the country.
7. Clearline International Limited
This is one of the oldest insurance firm in the country. It was established in 1994 although it started operating in 1997. This insurance company is customer oriented. They have schemes tailored toward corporate bodies, tertiary institution and families.
8. Princeton Health Limited
This company was incorporated in 2000 with it, modelled according to the American healthcare system. It provides services such as emergency care, hospital registration, special consultation, primary care consultation and annual physical and laboratory checkup among others.
9. Premium Health Limited
Premium Health Limited was registered in 1997 as a health maintenance organization. Since it establishment, it had grown to be a leading firm in the industry and now boast of having a customer base of over 250,000. Premium platinum, comprehensive, select and basic are some of the plans they have.
10. Mediplan Healthcare Limited
This one is the early birds to be accredited by the NHIS. They also have a large customer base ranging from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Works, Ministry of Labour and Housing, some officers of the Nigerian Police force and their families among others.