Ministry of Health Requirements for Approval of Liver Transplant treatment in India
Email print out sent to the Kenya medical practitioners and dentists council by local Hepatologist.
Kenya medical practitioners and dentists council referral for overseas Liver Transplant. Typed, stamped signatures by the registered Hepatologist in Kenya for the NHIF Liver Transplant in India required.
NHIF Liver Transplant form, signed and stamped by the Hepatologist or Gastroenterologist doctor and the principal member (referral for overseas treatment).
A referral letter, typed original, and stamped, from the local Hepatologist or Gastroenterologist.
A letter from the leading Liver Transplant Hospital in India.
About NHIF in Kenya
The National Health Insurance Fund was established in 1966 and adapts to Kenya’s population’s changing healthcare needs, employment patterns, and sector restructuring. All Kenyan citizens who are older than 18 are eligible for the NHIF programme. Over 50 Huduma Centers, 100 independent branches, and satellite offices are spread throughout Kenya.
The NHIF Act No. 9 of 1998 governs NHIF, a state corporation. The primary objective of the Fund shall be to provide medical insurance to all of its members and their declared dependents (spouse and children).
NHIF Liver Transplant Cost in India
NHIF Liver Transplant in India
Average Cost in USD
Average Cost in Kenya Shilling
Living Donor Transplant
Auxiliary liver transplantation
Pediatric Liver Transplant
NHIF Liver Transplant Process to India
Step 1: Collect all required documents for NHIF Liver Transplant in India.
Step 2: Find the Best Liver Transplant Hospital in India based on reviews, cost and success rate. Get Cost Estimate and Acceptance letter clearly mentioning Liver transplant receiver and Liver donor name.
Step 3: Apply for Liver Transplant Approval in local NHIF Office
Step 4: Attend the approval meeting and furnish all required details
Step 5: If NHIF Liver Transplant in India Approved, you will receive approval letter
Step 6: Apply for India Medical visa
Step 7: NHIF Advance payment to India Liver Transplant Hospital
Step 8: Travel to India for Liver Transplant
Why Liver Transplant in India?
Liver Transplant success rate in India is very high
Experienced Liver Transplant Specialists
World-Class facilities at Indian Hospitals
Affordable Liver Transplant cost in India
NHIF Liver Transplant cost coverage in India
NHIF Insurance covering whole Liver Transplant surgery
NHIF Covering Post Liver Transplant Medicines
NHIF Covering Pre Liver Transplant Test and Medicines
How to find Best Liver Transplant Hospital in India
Send all latest medical reports of Liver transplant patient.
Get Cost Estimate from multiple Hospitals in India.
Have Teleconsultation or Video Consultation with the Best Liver Transplant specialist in multiple Hospitals
Compare each Liver Transplant hospital in India based on Reviews, Cost and Success rate.
Choose the Best Liver Transplant Doctor and Hospital.
Documents for NHIF Liver Transplant
NHIF Liver Transplant Documents are mentioned above.
Also you need following documents,
Passport copy of Liver Transplant Patient and Liver Donor
Other National ID
Bank Account details
Referral letter from treating Hospital and Kenya Hepatologist
Liver transplant cost estimate from reputed India Hospital
Acceptance letter from Liver Transplant Hospital in India
NHIF Card details
Liver transplant authentication documents
NHIF Liver Transplant Application
You can get standard application for Liver transplant in local NHIF office or online. You need to furnish all required details for Liver Transplant in India. One patient should submit only one application.
NHIF Liver Transplant Approval time
NHIF Liver Transplant approval time is 2-4 weeks. Once you provide all required documents to local NHIF office, it’s forwarded to concerned authority in central office. Liver Transplant application needs multiple approval hence takes time.
Once all concerned authorities approved Liver Transplant application for India, same is sent back to local NHIF office. You can get the status of application from NHIF office.
NHIF Liver Transplant Cost Coverage Limits
NHIF covers Liver Transplant cost out of country. Many patients prefer to travel India for Liver Transplant. NHIF Covers through Chronic disease fund up to Sh5 million or 33,000 USD.
NHIF Liver Transplant Hospitals in India
Max Hospital, Saket
BLK Max Hospital
Liver Transplant Process in India
First, the family should arrange to send us the latest Reports of the recipient and donor to confirm their Eligibility. Second, once confirmed need to send us the duly filled Preliminary Information Sheet as attached. Third, based on the information received we shall prepare the draft affidavit with instructions, which needs to be signed, countersigned by Notary Public and Judicial magistrate. This is mandatory requirement under the Organ Transplantation Act in India. Fourth, come to the Hospital with the Donor and duly signed affidavits. Once the Affidavits are ready the patient can come here for the Liver Transplant with a Blood Group matched, 1st Degree Blood related / Spouse, healthy Donor for the Liver Transplant. The Medical Records that needs to be sent to us are: Donor:
Glucose Tolerance test.
Liver Function Tests.
Ultrasound Abdomen concentrating on the Size of the Liver and architecture.
Hepatitis B,C virus (HBsAg & HCV antibody).
Height and Weight. Recipient:
Liver Function Tests.
Hepatitis B,C Virus and HIV 1&2.
Height and Weight.
The Approximate Duration of Stay would be 3 – 4 weeks for the Workup & Committee approval for the Liver Transplant, 10 Days in the Wards post transplant and1 to 2 months for the follow up Post Discharge.
Liver Transplant Package Details
The transplant can be planned purely based on the evaluation done at hospital. Please find below the approximate quote for a Liver Transplant in India: (A) Mandatory: NHIF Transplant Package 24,500 USD *Conversion rate of 1 USD = INR 80 (B) Variable: Pre Transplant Work up for Recipient & Donor on out-patient basis (if required) 1000 – 1200 USD Anti-Rejection Injection (if required) 1200 – 2000 USD Post-Transplant Medications (3 months) 1000 – 1200 USD *Conversion rate of 1 USD = INR 80
(if required) = The above costs mentioned in Column (B) Variable is applicable on the basis of patient’s physical condition which might differ from patient to patient. Duration of Stay in the Hospital for the transplant procedure: Recipient – 12 days Donor- 5 Days The Duration of stay outside the Hospital (Recovery Stay): Recipient – 60 days Donor- 14 -21 days The Estimate Includes:
Bed charges for 12 days
OT & Anesthesia Charges
Basic Investigations charges for 12 days
Oxygen, Ventilation & ICU stay within 12 days if needed.
General medications for Recipient & Donor
Three Dialysis (Pre-Operative)
The Estimate Excludes:
Bed Charges beyond 12 days.
Checking for immunosuppressant drug level more than once, if needed.
Special Medications other than the package.
Investigation charges beyond 12 days.
Other Special investigations.
Oxygen, Ventilation & ICU stay beyond 12 days.
Recipient work-up pre transplant (Please refer Column (B) Variable)
Donor’s work-up pre transplant (Please refer Column (B) Variable)
Stay outside the hospital is 4–12 weeks (both for Donor & recipient), cost of the same is not included in the above estimate and is payable on actual.
Special diet will be provided at additional cost.
Any outpatient consultations and medicines which are required during the follow-up will not be a part of the estimate.
Any special procedures such as Plasmapherasis etc. Note:
The cost mentioned is on approximation. The exact costs will depend on the patient’s general condition, stay in hospital & consumption of drugs.
We will provide you with a complimentary pick up from the Airport.
The visa extension/visa registration charges will have to be borne by the patient / attendant for their stay in India (as per the statuary requirements in INDIA). However, Hospital facilitates the aforesaid procedure.
Please carry 10 passport photograph copies which would be required for visa formalities for each person.
Travel expenses for visa formalities are not included in the above estimate and is payable by the patient.
The above estimate will be valid for a period of 30 days from the receipt of this mail.
Please forward the patients complete travel details at least two working days in advance so that we can make all the necessary arrangements to pick them up from the from airport or railway station.
On arrival, the patient and attendants would need to register with the Police Commissioners Office. This will be coordinated by us.
We make arrangements for Hospital Guest House/Hotel facilities at locations convenient to the hospital. Please feel free to contact us for reservations before your arrival.
Liver Transplant Legal Documents in India
Please find below the documents that need to be carried by the patient (All in originals) in order to get approvals to go ahead for the transplantation:
Donor Identification letter from the Secretariat of the country of residence.
Recipient Identification letter from the Secretariat of the country of residence
Age declaration of Donor from the High Court of the country of Residence
Age declaration of Recipient from the High Court of the country of Residence
Relationship proof of the donor and recipient from the High Court of the country of Residence
Referral letter from treating hospital of the country of Residence stating that the patient is referred to Hospital in India for the Liver transplant.
Consent of Donor regarding no objection of donating the Liver from the High Court of residence
Family photo preferably with all members of the family (Donor & Recipient has to be present)
Family Tree document by the issuing authority in the country of residence.
A witness (Spouse, Parents or Sibling) from each side has to be present in front of the State Committee for Organ Transplant for granting the approval.
30 Passport size photographs of the Donor, Recipient and 2 other family members travelling with them.
Other documents will be done in India and will be coordinated by The International Patient Care team at Hospital.
Commonly Asked Questions
What’s NHIF Liver Transplant cost in India?
NHIF Liver Transplant cost in India is 24,500 USD.
What is NHIF Liver Transplant success rate in India?
Liver Transplant success rate is 99.5%.
How much does NHIF cover for Liver Transplant in India?
NHIF Liver Transplant covers till 33,000 USD or Ksh 5 million
How long does it take for NHIF Liver Transplant approval?