Swiss Firm, APA links with innovators to create low cost insurance products
By Monica MUEMA
Swiss Capacity Building Facility (SCBF) and APA Insurance have partnered with a consortium of local insurance innovators in a partnership that seeks to provide affordable and relevant primary healthcare insurance solutions to under-served.
These include Paa Insurance Agency; an inclusive insurance distribution specialist, Emerging Markets; a research and design consultancy firm, Ilara Health; a network of primary healthcare facilities and Democrance; a SaaS plug-and-play insurance technology provider.
Kenyans, an innovative solution designed with a hybrid model of capitation costs, and in-patient benefit for patients who become hospitalised.
“We are proud to launch this innovative initiative which will see thousands of under-served households in rural and peri-urban Kenya have access to sustainable primary health care financing solutions to protect their families against out-of-pocket expenses that could otherwise force them into poverty,” stated Dana Ellis, Senior Operations Manager at SCBF.
their control, while also improving their access to essential healthcare services.
and sustainable impact within the communities.
and making of claims without the barriers associated with mainstream insurance.
for Sub-Saharan African Region at Democrance.