A health insurance program known as Ilera Eko Social Health Plan operated by the lagos state executive council will be offering free enrollment to at least 5,000 Lagos residents.
This was disclosed by the commissioner of information and strategy for the state of Lagos, Gbenga Omotosho in a statement.
This is to honour and celebrate Governor Sanwo- Olu’s 57th birthday on June 25.
According to Omotosho, the participants of the ILERA EKO Standard Plan would have free access to high-quality medical services and medications.
The Lagos State Social Protection Register is intended to be used in the selection of the nominees for this program.
From the five IBILE divisions of the state, an equal number of the 5000 eligible beneficiaries will be chosen and provided with Universal Health Coverage.
To verify the quality, reliability, and validity of the data collected, these beneficiaries have been identified using a multi-dimensional poverty index method, which also incorporates poverty means-testing.
Beginning on July 1, 2022, the chosen beneficiaries will have access to care.
The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) oversees the ILERA EKO State Social Health Insurance Plan, which offers a fundamental minimum health plan that offers high-quality, reasonably priced healthcare to all residents of Lagos, particularly those with middle- and low-incomes and the vulnerable.
Services on the Plan include General consultations; Specialist Consultations; Management of uncomplicated chronic diseases (Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma); Maternal and Newborn Care; Normal Delivery and Caesarean Section; Dental Care (with Composite filling) and Eye Care, including glasses.
There are also minor and major surgeries; laboratory tests and scans; HIV/TB Testing services; Emergency Health Services; Cancer Care and the provision of prescribed drugs.
A policy cycle under the ILERA EKO Health Insurance Plan runs for 12 calendar months in which an enrolee’s policy is due for renewal before the 25th day of the 12th month to enable such subscribers to have access to care the next month (Start of renewed policy cycle).