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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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‘New firm to provide insurance for Egyptian workers in Kuwait’

KUWAIT CITY, July 15: Director General of Misr Insurance Company in Kuwait Dr Diaa Abduljalil said the company will provide new insurance service for Egyptians working in the country, indicating the death benefit for the insured is KD 2,000 after paying very cheap premium. Speaking to the daily, Abduljalil disclosed …

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‘Rise in health fees on expat visitors implemented’

insuKUWAIT CITY, July 3: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi disclosed the increase in fees for health services to visiting expatriates will be effective from July 2017, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Harbi had announced earlier an important meeting was to be held after the Eid Al-Fitr holidays with the ministry’s Council …

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Imposing health service charges on expats right of the State

Health insurance fees for visit visa should not be more than KD 10: MP KUWAIT CITY, June 17: MPs have urged the Health Ministry to ensure that its plan to increase fees for health services offered to expatriates — almost the same as the private sector — will not be …

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