𝐍𝐇𝐈𝐅 𝐑𝐄𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐌𝐒 𝐀𝐌𝐎𝐍𝐆𝐒𝐓 𝐁𝐔𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐄𝐒𝐒 𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄𝐒 𝐔𝐏 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐃𝐄𝐁𝐀𝐓𝐄 𝐀𝐒 𝐇𝐎𝐔𝐒𝐄 𝐑𝐄𝐒𝐔𝐌𝐄𝐒 𝐒𝐈𝐓𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐒
Amongst issues to be debated include; proposed reforms to the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and the Sugar Bill.
During this session, lawmakers will consider the reports of the Departmental Committee on Health including the alleged fraudulent payments of medical claims and capitation payments to health facilities by the National Health Insurance fund (NHIF).
The Committee on Health chaired by Endebess MP Hon. (Dr.) Robert Pukose is scheduled to table its report on the Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill.
The Bill sponsored by Hon. Millie Odhiambo (Suba North), seeks to entrench surrogacy and other assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) in the law and have the processes regulated by Assisted Reproductive Technology Authority.
“The principal object of the Bill is to provide for the regulation of assisted reproductive technology, to prohibit practices in connection with assisted reproductive technology, to establish an assisted reproductive technology, to establish an Assisted Reproductive Technology Directorate, to make provisions in relation to children born of assisted reproductive technology process,” reads part of the Bill.
The Health Committee is also expected to meet owners of eight hospitals whose contracts with NHIF were cancelled for alleged involvement in fraud.
The House is also expected to consider the report of the Ad Hoc Committee investigating Worldcoin activities in the country.
Hon. Gabriel Tongoyo (Narok West), who chairs the Ad Hoc Committee probing the Worldcoin activities is expected to table its report for deliberations in the House after meeting various stakeholders.