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Review of service charges eyed – Health officials meet on issue

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Assistant Undersecretary for Legal Affairs at Ministry of Health Dr Mahmoud Al-Abdulhadi revealed that the Council of Undersecretaries at the ministry, during its recent meeting, discussed about “reviewing some charges of health services in accordance to their actual charges but ensuring expatriates can afford them”. In …

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MoH plans to include housewives on health insurance scheme – Out of 235,000, 215,00 women married to Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30: Assistant Undersecretary for Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Health Dr Mahmoud Abdulhadi said the ministry is conducting feasibility study to include housewives in the category of retirees on the health insurance scheme, ‘Afia’. The ministry has already proposed applying the health insurance scheme on retirees …

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Has Health insurance fees increased?

Has the health insurance fees been fixed at KD 130 now or is it still at the old rate of KD 54? Name withheld Answer: The insurance rates currently remain at KD 50 (with KD 4 for the card) and there are no proposals to increase these in the very …

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Proposal to hike health insurance fees rejected – Owners of buildings, schools will suffer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: Citizens and expatriates have rejected the recently proposed hike in health insurance fees from KD 50 to KD 130, arguing implementation of the proposal could lead many families to leave the country. In an investigation report, a number of citizens; owners of investment buildings, foodstuffs centers, …

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Health insurance in 2017 from KD 50 per year to KD 130 – Domestic workers to undergo medical test every time renew their residency

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: The Board member and Chief Executive Officer of Health Insurance Hospitals Company Dr Ahmad Al- Saleh said the ‘DHAMAN’ project will be carried out in two phases; the first phase will begin during the first quarter of 2017 in primary healthcare centers and the second phase …

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Mandatory health insurance on cards for visitors

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: The ministries of Health and Interior are studying the possibility of applying mandatory health insurance to several categories of expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily quoting high-level sources. The sources said, if introduced, the insurance will cover all kinds of visas (visit, business and tourism) including those to …

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Minister launches ‘health’ insurance plan for retirees

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28, (KUNA): Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi launched on Wednesday health insurance scheme for retirees declaring start of distributing cards for 117,000 eligible citizens, at a total cost of KD 82 million. Minister Dr Al-Obaidi, speaking during the inauguration ceremony, said retirees eligible to benefit from …

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Want to cancel the work contracts – Company not providing medical allowance

What is the procedure to cancel the work contracts in Kuwait. Our company is not providing medical allowance or transportation to the hospital if an employee suffers from personal health issues or any disease. Name withheld Answer: Your question is very ambiguous and as such we can’t give you an …

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Kuwait to launch insurance hospitals for expats

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 5, (KUNA): Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi announced on Monday that the Fatwa and Legislation Department of the Cabinet approved a project to provide medical insurance for expatriates via “the Health Insurance Hospitals Company.” The project, to be executed by the contracted company, falls in line …

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Retirees health insurance plan to be effective in Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1, (KUNA): Ministry of Health (MoH) Undersecretaries’ Council announced Wednesday retirement health insurance plan to be effective by mid-October, while “Aafeya” insurance cards will be distributed via health centers following Eid Al-Adha holiday. The executive steps have been taken by the ministry regarding implementing the health insurance …

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