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Tag Archives: Health Fees

MoH to evaluate decision on new health fees after 3 months – Bid to prevent spread of epidemic

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Acting Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health Dr Muhammad Al-Khashti disclosed the decision activated on the new health service fees for expatriates will be evaluated three months from the date of its implementation, reports Al-Jarida daily. He added the concerned authority will decide on whether to …

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MP queries price rise in medicine

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: MP Dr Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has forwarded questions to Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi on the increasing prices of medicines. In the introductory part of his queries, Al-Tabtabaei said citizens and expatriates have been complaining about the rising prices of medicines — five times more than the …

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‘Exclude Kuwait University expat lecturers from paying new health fees’

Govt against reduction in retiring age KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: The Staff Association of Kuwait University has called for excluding expatriate lecturers of the university from paying the new charges of medical services, reports Al-Rai daily. The association warned that including them in the decision will pave way for them …

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‘Revoke implementation of new health service fees for expats’

KHRS cites instances of patients quitting medication KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KHRS) has issued a statement imploring the Ministry of Health to revoke implementation of the new health service fees for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. Statement added KHRS has since recorded many cases where patients …

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Ministry lists health fee exemptions – Explanatory decisions issued

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, (KUNA): Non-Kuwaitis married to Kuwaiti women will be added to the list of those exempt from healthcare fees at public hospitals and clinics throughout Kuwait, Health Minister Jamal Al-Harbi said on Sunday. The minister also issued several “explanatory decisions” regarding health insurance, fees pertaining to medical …

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Expats to be advised to treat relatives in home countries

KMHC exempts some people from paying new medical services fees KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Kuwait Mental Health Center has issued an internal circular determining the fees for health services for residents covered by the health insurance system and the cases which are exempted from paying fees, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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Medical tourism reduced by 78 percent’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi disclosed about the eradication of medical tourism in Ministry of Health by almost 78 percent, reports Al-Shahed daily. He indicated that the decisions in this regard will be taken by specialized committees composed of doctors in each hospital and not …

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Specialized dental centers not to raise ‘health fees’ for expats

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Specialized dental centers are excluded from the decision to increase health fees for expatriates, reports Al- Rai daily. Assistant Undersecretary for Dental Affairs at the Health Ministry Dr Yousif Al-Dowairi has instructed the heads of specialized dental centers to continue collecting KD 2 (the old fee) …

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Patients in critical condition to be exempted from new medical fees

Minister refutes rumor on resignation KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has denied rumors spread on various media platforms that he intends to resign. Speaking on the sidelines of his meeting with assistant undersecretaries and directors of health districts Monday, Al-Harbi disclosed that exemptions from the new …

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Hearing on petition filed for health fees revocation today

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The Administration Court will Wednesday look into the petition filed by Lawyer Hashim Al-Rifai against the Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi in which Lawyer Al-Rifai called for the revocation of the new charges on the health services offered to expatriates. In his address to the …

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