In person enrollment temporarily paused


Nassau, Bahamas – March 15th, 2020 –


NHIA has temporary paused in person enrollment until further notice.


Following the announcement of the first confirmed COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on the Island of New Providence, The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has indefinitely suspended all in person enrollment effective immediately to promote social distancing and to assist in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 from person to person contact.


Anyone wishing to enroll with NHI can do so by phone and should call 396 8500 or enroll online by visiting our website


The National Health Insurance Authority is committed to taking all possible actions to ensure the safety of its beneficiaries, employees and the general public.  Preventative and protective measures have been put in place until further notice.


Please refer to our website or call (242) 396 8500 for additional details and updates.




About NHI Bahamas

Established in April 2017, The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) aim is to achieve a shared goal of Universal Health Care. NHI Bahamas aims to ensure that all legal Bahamian residents, no matter your income, age, the island of residence or current health status, can receive affordable and accessible health care. There are currently over 65,000 beneficiaries enrolled in National Health Insurance with 66 Providers across Abaco, Grand Bahama and New Providence and 4 Labs within the program.

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