Monday, July 28, 2014

NHIF Paybill Number and NHIF Payment Via Mpesa 2017

With the NHIF Mpesa paybill number, you  can now make your NHIF payment via Mpesa straight from your phone. NHIF which stands for National Hospital Insurance Fund is a national health insurance parastatal that helps Kenyans have access to medical services at an affordable price. While they cover the entire bill in the public hospitals, the insurance covers the bed charges for those admitted in private and mission hospitals.

Though the monthly payments are deducted directly from the payslip by the employer, self employed individuals can make their monthly contributions  though bank deposits or other means that are convenient for them.

NHIF payment through Mpesa is without doubt the easiest option. You can pay from the comfort of your house without having to waste your day queuing. Here's how you use Mpesa to make NHIF payments.
1. Go to Mpesa menu and choose 'Pay Bill' option
2. Key in the NHIF Mpesa paybill number which is 200222
3. Key in your ID number
4. Key in the amount you wish to contribute
5.Key in your M-Pesa PIN.
6. Check again to ensure that you have input the correct information
7. Wait for a confirmation message

59 comments:

  1. how do i get my account details of how i have been paying my nhif

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    1. How long does nhif take to do the process of your account once you made the payment via mpesa

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    2. thankyou for your feedback. Well I paid one week ago and when I check my account I can see that they have not yet credit my account, so I don't know the reason why my contribution is not processed. thankyou.

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    3. i think the issue here is that the steps prescribed to pay are abit different. payment should be paid to ID number not NHIF no. but payments made to NHIF no are still intact you need to visit NHIF office to change that

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  2. hi,nililipa my nhif account 24387967 2days ago na mpesa bt sijapata text ya nhif mpaka now,what`s the problem?

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  3. i am self employed.what happens if i have some months i haven't payed and i would like to use the card?

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    1. Hi - I called NHIF. ANd they say - if you are self employed and have not paid for a while, you pay for 3 months, ie Shs 1,500 at once then you will be reinstated on the scheme.

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    2. IF you havent paid the dues for three months and you want to use the Card, you will be forced to pay 1500 that is 500/= per month that you missed plus the penalty of around 225/=
      after payment you will be sorted out immediately
      thanks

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  4. Hi. Is there a penalty for late payment for the self employed group and how is it computed?

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    1. No. You just have to pay for the months that you've not contributed for, as far as I know.

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    2. penalties are there and are calculated as this way ; if you are self employed and you have not made your fisrt time payments for 10% of penalty and continues if if fail the second month.
      if you were initially paying and you stopped 4% penalty is imposed . for example if you have not paid for three months be assured of having around 225 penalty

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  5. I think you'll have to make the contributions for the months that you did not.

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  6. My NHIF card No is 0592780. I am a private contributor. I paid/renewed my contribution for this year on 30/10/15 through Mpesa at 2.14pm and I got an mpesa acknowledgment receipt no. JJU4CVNT7W. I am a Nairobi resident.
    Confirm whether my account was credited. I don't know how to check and I am away. Your toll number is impossible.

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  7. Yes. However, contributions for the period you did not contribute must be updated where one wishes to claim NHIF benefits.

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  8. Hi. Can I pay NHIF contributions yearly? If yes, How?

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  9. Hi can u be paid monthly payment through Equitel if yes how?

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  10. Private contributor. What are the benefits for Old People when they are admitted.
    My father has been admitted, I would like to know how much is being paid for @ day and for which services

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    1. It depends on the hospital he's in. If public, everything will be covered.

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  11. I have a dependant, whats the requirements for me to register her, and after how long do I get her nhif card. Also, i lost my card, can i get a replacement?
    How much will I be contributing for my dependant per month?

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    1. You visit any NHIF branch with er details like passport photo and copy ID. She will not get an Id if she's your dependant. She'll be using yours.

      For your lost card, you'll get another one for 200 shillings if you go with your ID.

      For your dependant's contribution, you will not have to pay anything extra. A;ll your dependants will be covered under your name.

      Please note: If you want her to be a member herself, you can register her on her own even though she's your dependant. She';ll get a card of her own and will be making contributions of 500 a month. If she adds you as her dependant as well, the two of you can use either card to access medical care. But registering both spouses is only necessary when both are employed since membership is compulsory for all employed Kenyans.

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  12. how to i contribute even after leaving employment in 2014

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    1. Start paying Ksh. 500 a month. You can start accessing the NHIF services in just 60 days.

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    2. I left employment in May and my employer was upto date with the payments, i have paid 500 for June contribution i just wnat to confirm this is in order?

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  13. Suppose I quite a job from where I was employed is it amust that my monthly payroll will be KSH.150 as usual or I will have just to pay KSH.500

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    1. You'll have to pay Kshs 500 a month

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  14. Hi modern mom, if I pay my late arrears using mpesa, how soon can I access nhif services? Your email is unaccessible from ur blog page.

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    1. If you make the back payments and the penalties, you can access immediately.

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  15. I have not been paying my NHIF for a very long time,but would like to resume.What steps should I take?

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  16. if ma mothers nhif card got lost and she doesnt contribute will she be fined for the months not contributed or i can apply anatha one

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    1. She can get another card for 200 shillings. Tell her to visit any NHIF branch with her ID. And if she starts making her contributions again, she'll be able to use her card in 60 days

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  17. how can i know the amount i have contributed since regestration

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    1. What matters is not the total amount you've contributed to date but the last time you paid and this you can get by following the steps in this post.

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  18. I have sent a text to check for the status of my contribution and its taking too long fro the response.Could there be a problem?

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  19. If I have not paid for one year and I want to use the card can I update plus the penalties then use my nhif card

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    1. Yes. If you pay for all the months you've not paid and the penalties, you'll be able to use your card.

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    2. Hi Modern mom 'which hospital does this nhif card works and can I use it as inpatient and outpatient?

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  20. this is my account no 27632689 for my nhif account kindly send my monthly contribution statement to my email:wanjalakusienya@yahoo.com

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  21. Hi Modern MOM.
    I opened NHIF account 3 years ago and have not been paying the contributions. Advise me on whether i can still use the nhif account or i need to open another one.

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  22. can one pay for empolyees through mpesa?

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  23. I have left employment and want to continue paying. It's 3 months now, how do I go about this.

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  24. what are the penalties for late payment i was out of the country for an year and want to resume my contributions

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  25. how long does it take for amount to reflect in NHIF acount when you pay via mpesa?

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  26. I paid for my NHIF in November 2016 but it was not captured in your system, how can i claim it so that it can be captured?

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  27. How long does it take for amount to reflect in my NHIF account after pay via m pesa

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  28. How can I get my Nhif no? I lost my card and I have not been paying since I lost employment. I would like to pay the arrears and any penalty so I can be able to access the services. My ID no is 21944049. Kindly use that to help me with my Nhif no. Thanks

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  29. Kindly help me to get my Nhif no. My ID is 21944049

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  30. Kindly email me my monthly statement, nkongemartin92@gmail.com. in
    case of any penalty indicate for me

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  31. I have made the payment via the mpesa but checking my account it has not been credited what is the matter

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  32. Hi my ID NUMBER IS 25272629 im self employed kindly update my contribution status my last three mpesa contributions have not yet reflected

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  33. Hi my ID NUMBER IS 25272629 im self employed kindly update my contribution status my last three mpesa contributions have not yet reflected

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  34. Hi my ID NO 25272629 please update my last three mpesa contributions they cant reflect yet plus could you email me the statement thanks

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  35. Am asking, if you have a relative like your uncle,aunt,sister or brother who doesn't have an i.d and at the same time he/she is of unsound mind BUT a cool and a non hostile individual and cannot determine importance of NHIF,can such a person be attached as one of the dependents to a registered contributor? If yes, whats the procedure.

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  36. I paid 500 to account 5091304 on Wednesday n it's not reflecting in my account, regards Jennie

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  37. I have not been paying my nhif for 14 month now en I want to resume. What steps should I take? And how long will it take to use it again? Email me davepenzi59@gmail.com

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  38. Kindly advise i have made several payment with NHIF number and ID no on the account option on Mpesa platform yet no update on NHIF please advise. Account number- ID 13355658, NHIF no. 1599353. I moved from employed status to self employed from January 2017.

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  39. Kindly help me know how much as should pay for the card to be active ID NO 6005347.I want to be paying for my mum montly,so let me know how much i shoul pay per month.Email betiemagie@gmail.com.Thanks.

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  40. When is the deadline for payment of NHIF? is there any charges if someone is late by one or two days and how much?

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  41. Kindly email me the monthly statement for my dad: account no. 4800739 email: bethwambui86@gmail.com
    case of any penalty indicates

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