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Arrest warrant issued for 15 workers of Insurance Department

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Al-Rawdhan has granted an arrest warrant for the detention of 15 employees of Insurance Department, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the judicial arrest warrants are issued to employees to seize those who violate Law No. 24/1961 …

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MoH obtains approval to extend contract with health insurance company for expats

Sulaibiya clinic decides to apply ‘open-door’ policy KUWAIT CITY, June 20: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has obtained approval from the supervisory bodies to extend its contract with the company in charge of health insurance for expatriates for six months — from July 28, 2018 until January 2019 — without …

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Military may win right to vote KUWAIT CITY, Dec 25: The Parliament will hold regular sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss a number of issues on the agenda, including further discussions on HH the Amir’s inaugural speech of the second session of the fifteenth legislative term. The Parliament is …

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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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NO RISE SEEN IN MEDICAL INSURANCE FEES – No denial of emergency care because someone cannot pay

Adjustments possible to minimize suffering KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: The announcement of impending price increases for healthcare services across public centers in Kuwait for non-nationals was met with an outcry from the expatriate workforce who found it unfair as they make the mandatory health insurance payments and contribute to the …

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Poor priced out of health – Expats to suffer

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: From the month of October, majority of expatriates in Kuwait will not be able to afford healthcare services in the country, due to the new system of fees to be implemented by Ministry of Health. Statistically, it will be almost impossible for nearly 600,000 expatriate workers …

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Media debates if poor can pay – FEES UP HEALTH REVENUE 131%

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: The social media has been abuzz with comments on the Ministry of Health’s announcement of new fees for medical services offered to expatriates that will be enforced by the beginning of October, drawing mixed reactions from the public. A doctor pointed out that referring the patient …

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MP Safa Al-Hashem hails health fees on expats

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: A number of important draft laws should be prioritized in the next legislative round — such as the economic bills and those concerning Kuwait Investment Authority, financial disclosure and transparency, says MP Abdul-Wahab Al-Babtain. Al-Babtain also stressed the need to focus on other bills including those …

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Hike in expats healthcare fees eyed KD 5 – KD 10 from KD 1 or KD 2 – ‘Law soon to end attacks on doctors, entire crew’

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi revealed that Ministry of Public Works will hand over Jaber Hospital to Ministry of Health within three-four months. He indicated that the operation of the new hospital will begin gradually, starting with the administration, followed by the outpatient clinics, internal …

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MoH ‘renews contract’ with Health Insurance Company – Surprising move

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi, in a surprising move, approved the renewal of the contract with the Health Insurance Company for six months. Through such a step, he has contradicted the series of statements he issued in the previous phase. Ministry of Health renewed the …

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