Acacia and Andela: Healthcare coverage for Ghana

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At Andela, our tech experts are at the heart of everything we do. As a result, we're continually focused on building a better environment for technologists and providing the right guidance and support 24/7 to all our network members, irrespective of geography.

We're especially committed to the health and well-being of our community and their families. We've been working hard to forge much-needed partnerships with external providers, so our Andela Talent Network members can access a growing list of benefits at favourable rates and regardless of their employment status, to aid their well-being and help them to achieve their goals.

Andela and Acacia: Healthcare for technologists based in Ghana

As a technologist working in a fast-paced industry that demands hard work and dedication, you owe it to yourself to take care of your health and the well-being of your loved ones.

Good health is a state of physical, mental, and social well-being. Excellent physical and mental health enables you to perform to the best of your abilities in the workplace to excel in your career. And knowing your - and your family's - healthcare is covered can offer you both a sense of security and peace of mind.

We recently ran a webinar to answer important questions regarding this partnership. You can watch the webinar here.

We've partnered with Acacia to ensure that Ghanaian Andela Talent Network members can now benefit from health insurance through Andela. Acacia offers innovative products and benefit options that offer true value regarding health coverage. As the preferred health insurance company in Ghana, Acacia provides comprehensive healthcare for all its members, including hospital consultations, surgeries, dental care, prescribed drugs, and optical care.

We're bringing Acacia's health coverage exclusively to our network of Andelans based in Ghana, so to participate in the healthcare scheme, you'll be required to pay for coverage yourself.

With Acacia health coverage, you'll receive:

  • Monthly premiums* starting at GHS 120, with a one year commitment.
  • Inpatient care - GHS 30,000 - 100,000 per policy year**.
  • Outpatient care - GHS 3,000 - 10,000 per policy year**.
  • Coverage at a wide variety of hospitals and health care providers. 
  • Dental care - GHS 400 - 1,200 per policy year**.
  • Optical Frames and Lenses - GHS 200 - 700 per policy year**.
  • No waiting periods to access health care. 
  • 1-year waiting period for maternity benefit.

*Anyone in the Andela Talent Network will be able to access the offering, it doesn't matter if you are on an active engagement or are still looking for one.
**This is not a direct benefit Andela is covering; this is an offering brought exclusively to our network of Andelans. Andela contractors will be responsible for paying their premiums.

Why should you consider healthcare coverage as a Ghanian technologist?

Security and well-being: Besides accessing meaningful employment opportunities, we all want to ensure the safety and well-being of ourselves and our loved ones. Health insurance protects you from the unexpected so that you can support yourself with a sense of security and well-being.

Success: Sound mind in a sound body! Healthcare coverage takes care of your physical and mental health needs, enabling you to thrive in your personal and work life. This can help you succeed in a long-term working relationship with your team and organization.

Financial Protection: Even if you're young, you must be prepared for any eventuality. With health insurance coverage, you can plan for unforeseen health needs and ease the financial burden of high medical bills.

Ready to MOVE FORWARD? Please submit your request, and a team member will contact you to advise on the next steps.

Andela: Putting our community first

We value our community members. From connecting them to exciting roles at some of the world's best organizations to offering support and guidance through their careers, we want technologists to feel valued and welcomed. If you're a technologist looking for a new challenge, why not join the Andela talent network? Find out more about our healthcare memberships and the regions we cover 's — and discover what Andela can do for you!

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