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Tag Archives: Health Fees

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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Al-Harbi refutes rumors to annul new health charges

‘Constitutional courts guarantee authority’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10, (Agencies): Minister of Health Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi has refuted rumors circulating on social media that the ministry will rescind its decision to increase the charges of health services offered to expatriates, reports Al- Nahar daily. Dr Al-Harbi affirmed that the decision will …

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No new health fees: Minister

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: Acting Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has said no new health fees will be imposed on the expatriates, reports Al-Jarida daily. The minister pointed out, the health fees have already been introduced at the health centers, hospitals, outpatient clinics, laboratories and others and there will …

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‘KD five per physiotherapy session for expat patients’ – Plan to change work hours

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi issued a decision to charge expatriate patients KD 5 per physiotherapy session within the first 10 sessions, and doubled the fee to KD 10 for subsequent sessions. In his reaction, Director of Physiotherapy Services Abdullah Zaman lauded the decision, saying …

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MoH has ‘no responsibility’ over death of Egyptian patient: official

‘Deceased did not follow doctor’s advice’ KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health Dr Ahmad Al-Shatti has clarified news circulating on social communication media platforms about the death of an Egyptian who refused to complete treatment in Amiri Hospital. In a press statement, Al-Shatti pointed out …

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Many proposals afoot to cut health fees

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The head of the Health Committee of the National Assembly MP Dr Hamoud Al-Khudair said the committee will examine a number of proposals over the next few days to reduce the health fees for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Khudair added, there are a number of proposals to …

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Health insurance fees to be increased from KD 50 to KD 130

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (Agencies): Elaborate ceremony was held yesterday in Ahmadi for the construction of a new hospital. The ceremony was attended by the Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi and officials of the Insurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman). Al-Harbi said the health insurance hospital ‘Dhaman’ is one of the main …

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Minister spares bedoun from paying health fees

Dietary supplement withdrawn KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has extended the period for exempting Bedouns with expired security cards from paying fees in hospitals and medical centers until the end of December, reports Al-Seyassah daily. This is in accordance with the decision of acting …

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MoH eyes exempting expat staff from new health charges

  KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al- Harbi said the Health Ministry is currently studying the possibility of exempting its expatriate staff from the new fees for health services. Al-Harbi made the statement during an inspection tour at Al-Saqr Health Center in Adailiya to ensure provision of …

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