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Thakker admits leaked tape, denies wrongdoing

25 May 2012, 09:14

Nairobi – The Kenya Healthcare Federation Chief Executive Officer Amit Thakker has confirmed he is the one in a leaked telephone conversation with the suspended boss of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Richard Kerich.

In an interview with Capital FM News, Thakker maintained that NHIF should be an insurer of last resort that covered chronic, pre-existing and high cost illnesses instead of the proposed universal health scheme.

In the leaked telephone conversation, Thakker was heard trying to convince Kerich to cede ground of offering outpatient cover and instead stick with an inpatient scheme.

For more visit Capital News



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