Tag Archives: Health Fees

Move to vacate overstaying Kuwaiti and expatriate patients

Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital seeks more beds: Dr Jumaa KUWAIT CITY, March 19: Director of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital Dr Nadia Jumaa revealed that there are 50 Kuwaiti and expatriate patients who have been staying in the hospital for a long time, due to which a team has been formed to help …

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Justice, equality sought in locals, expats healthcare

‘Alarming spread of colon cancer seen’ KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Dr Waleed Al-Falah, Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Affairs in the Ministry of Health affirmed that ‘Sustainable Development Goals 2030’ approved by the United Nations in September 2015, is a major and highly rated landmark compared to the previous ‘Millennium Development …

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Revenue of Ministry of Health increased 13 times in past 5 months

KUWAIT CITY: Revenues of Ministry of Health have increased about 13 times in the past five months. At the same time, there has been a complete silence on the evaluation report concerning the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates According to some official documents, the …

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Rethink on health fees for expats

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 26: Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah said the government has proposed re-evaluation of health fees for expatriates. Asked about the study on the negative and positive aspects of the fee increase, the minister confirmed a committee has been formed to conduct the study and prepare …

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Govt to review petition on expat health charges

31 officials in KD 5.5m scam probe KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: The Court of Appeals Wednesday adjourned to March 4 the petition presented by the counsel to a group of expatriates who called for the cancellation of increase in health charges for expatriates. The petition was adjourned for review by …

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Help poor patients – Donors in quandary

I, and of course the others, receive messages from people asking for material assistance to non-Kuwaiti patients, often children or poor people, who are suffering from incurable diseases and cannot afford the high cost of treatment, especially after the recent decision of the Ministry of Health to stop paying for …

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‘MoH has right to impose fees on health services’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: The Fatwa and Legislative Department on behalf of the government has submitted a plea to the Court of Appeals with a request to uphold the verdict of the lower court which has rejected the lawsuit filed by lawyer Hashem Al-Rifaei against the Health Ministry refuting the increase …

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Physiotherapy services to be charged – KD 5 for each session

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: Ministry of Health has asked all health zones, hospitals and specialized centers to start collecting fees for physiotherapy services offered to expatriates who are registered in the health insurance system, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the letter sent by Ministry of Health, KD 5 will be …

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PAI pays KD 15 mln for citizens health insurance project – Expatriates to benefit from ‘Dhaman’ hospitals

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Public Authority for Investment (PAI) has paid KD 15 million on behalf of citizens for a 50 percent share in the health insurance project called “Dhaman”, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the authority took the step in preparation for the initial public …

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Fees stay … process open for review

MPs WARN AGAINST CANCELLATION OF HEALTH CHARGES KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The extra health fees on expatriates will remain intact; however, the process will be re-evaluated to avoid any negative outcomes, said Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah Sunday. Speaking to the press at the ministry, Sheikh Dr Basel …

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