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NHIF Act Cap 255 1998 [ revised 2012 ]
An Act of Parliament to establish a National Hospital Insurance Fund; to provide for contributions to and the payment of benefits out of the Fund;to establish the National Hospital Insurance Fund Management Board and for connected purposes
Contributions to the Fund(1) Subject to this Act, any person—(a)who is ordinarily resident in Kenya; and(b)who has attained the age of 18 years; and(c)whose total income, whether derived from salaried or self-employment, in the immediately preceding month, was not less thansuch amount as the Board, in consultation with the Minister, mayprescribe,shall be liable as a contributor to the Fund.(2) A person liable as a contributor under this section shall pay to the Board—(a)in the case of a person whose income is derived from salariedemployment, a standard contribution; or(b)in the case of a person whose income is derived from self-employment, a special contribution,in accordance with this section.