Nairobi, Dec. 3 -- Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the planned 2.75 percent contribution to the new Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF), saying an audit of the previous scheme should be done to seal corruption loopholes.

A section of MPs who spoke to Sunday Nation said the government should do a comprehensive audit of the billions of shillings deducted from Kenyans pay to fund the current National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) before moving to the new SHIF.

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Lawmakers said the probe will help seal the loopholes that cartels use at NHIF to siphon billions of shillings of taxpayers' money through dubious hospital claims.

Minority Whip Junet Mohamed said opposition MPs wil...