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Error costs State millions in collecting health insurance for domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: The Ministry of Interior has written to the Ministry of Health to correct the administrative error which it has been committing for the past 17 years, the error that has cost the State Treasury millions of dinars. A security source said the Health Ministry has been …

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‘Kuwait for those who love it’ – ‘Ease healthcare burden’

I am glad with the response I received on the previous article, and I reiterate my respect for the honorable MP Safaa Al-Hashim. I also appreciate any effort rendered for the good of the general public. We all know that any kind of effort exerted for public good is prone …

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‘Safaa’s’ disputable proposal!

HONORABLE MP Safaa Al-Hashem has submitted a proposal to stop giving free medicines to expatriates visiting the government hospitals in Kuwait, saying the fee of KD 1 or KD 2 they pay in the clinics and hospitals should be for diagnosis and consultation. There is no doubt I respect the …

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‘Increase in health fees for expats remains on agenda’ – Plan to launch IVF centers: Minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 5 (Agencies): Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi does not intend to cancel the ministry’s decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates, reports Arab Times daily quoting sources. They indicated that a meeting will be held within a few days to discuss the …

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Al-Harbi amends condition for transferring medical licenses – Measures intended to stabilize private medical sector

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al- Harbi has amended the condition of transferring licenses for medicine, dental and other applied medical professions for non-Kuwaitis in private sector, and doctors will be required to obtain approval of concerned bodies before the transfer after observing the one-year period …

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Panel nod to visitor health cover hailed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: The Women and Family Affairs Committee in the Parliament discussed issues concerning Kuwaiti women with a number of female activists on Monday. Speaking to the press after the meeting, Committee Chairman MP Saleh Ashour said they tackled family violence and a plan to establish shelters for …

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Expat health insurance disputes ‘solved’: MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2, (KUNA): Recent disputes faced at the health insurance centers have been sorted out in efforts to boost healthcare services in the country, an official in the Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Thursday. In a statement to the press after inspecting various health insurance centers, the …

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‘Queues’ at health insurance centers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Long queues of expatriates in front of health insurance centers are still witnessed, under the silence of Ministry of Health in clarifying the rumors, either by denial or confirmation, about the increase in annual health insurance charges to KD 130, reports Arab Times daily. Expatriates who …

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MPs slam proposal to tax expat remittances – Situation worsens in health insurance crisis

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Several lawmakers slammed the proposed taxes on remittances of expatriates, reports Arab Times daily. While asserting that the proposal is “nonsensical”, the lawmakers warned that it will negatively affect not only the expatriates but Kuwaitis as well — up to the extent of intensifying feelings of …

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MoH bound by conditions of contract ‘signed’ with medical insurance firm

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: The Ministry of Health is bound by conditions of a contract it signed with the medical insurance company in charge of issuing medical cards for expatriates until the contract ends on July 27, 2017, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources revealed that Health Minister Dr Jamal …

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