Interswitch has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ogun State Health Insurance Agency (OGSHIA) to revolutionise healthcare payment transactions, thereby enhancing accessibility and efficiency.
Vice President, Government and Social Services Ecosystem, Interswitch, Osasere Atohengbe, said the agreement represented a significant milestone in the ongoing efforts to improve the accessibility and affordability of healthcare services within the state.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with OGSHIA in our shared commitment to drive accessible and affordable healthcare in Ogun State. Interswitch’s innovative multi-channel payments solution is poised to revolutionize the way health insurance transactions are conducted, ultimately contributing to the realisation of OGSHIA’s noble vision.
“As we integrate these services, we are further enabling the state’s health system to be inclusive and more responsive to the needs of the people, now and in the future.
“The introduction of multi-channel payments goes beyond technological advancement; it represents hope in action.
“This advancement guarantees that individuals no longer need to confront the dilemma of deciding between their health and their financial well-being.”
Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, said: “We are deeply encouraged by this partnership between OGSHIA and Interswitch. This initiative is a step in the right direction for our state’s healthcare infrastructure as it aligns with our mission to provide every citizen with medical services without financial strain.”
“Harnessing Interswitch’s proficiency in digital payment solutions will significantly enhance the efficiency of the health insurance transaction process. This solution ensures that our citizens can effortlessly and securely settle payments for healthcare services.”
Executive Secretary, OGSHIA, Dr. Afolabi Dosunmu, said: “OGSHIA remains focused on enhancing the health and economic stability of our people through comprehensive and efficient healthcare insurance services.
“This innovative partnership with Interswitch marks a transformative step in our journey to enhance healthcare for every resident of Ogun State in a way that is accessible, affordable, and reliable.”
SOURCE: The Sun