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Tag Archives: insurance

MP claims nod on health fees for ‘visitors’

KUWAIT CITY, July 27: MP Khalil Saleh said the government has approved his proposal to impose fees for health services provided to foreigners who entered Kuwait on visit visa. According to the lawmaker, he submitted the proposal at the beginning of the previous legislative round but the Ministry of Foreign …

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Draft law on insurance against ‘medical’ errors to be submitted soon to Fatwa dept

KUWAIT CITY, July 19: Assistant Undersecretary for Support Medical Services at Ministry of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi revealed that the draft law for insurance against medical errors (Al- Takaful Fund) will soon be submitted to the Fatwa and Legislation Department for review after which it will be sent to the …

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Documents required to get Health Insurance

One of my friends went for family insurance at an insurance office and they asked for results of finger prints. At that time my friend didn’t have a copy of the finger print results. One of the insurance agents told him that it’s compulsory but added “If you don’t have …

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What are we paying Health Insurance for?

Every employer is paying KD 50 per year as insurance for each employee whenever the residence of the employees is renewed. What is this for? Is it medical insurance? If so, what are the benefits for the employees. It is understood that the insurance company will pay compensation to the …

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Dependents medical insurance linking with residence

First of all thanks for the advice the Arab Times is providing the readers via legal clinic as it’s really helpful for us. I would like to ask one question regarding my daughter’s residency. I am working in private company and I have valid residency (Article 18) up to 30 …

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‘KD 763m collected since 2000 as health insurance fee not utilized’ – Medical products seized from gyms, salons fake, smuggled: MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: The country’s treasury has collected KD 763.5 million, which is equal to $2.5 billion, since Health Insurance Law Number 1/1999 for foreigners took effect in 2000, reports Annahar daily quoting sources. Sources said such money has been accumulating for 15 years without investing it, clarifying neither …

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Car Insurance Claim

About 2 years ago I had a car accident. It was totally the mistake of the other driver (Kuwaiti). I was waiting at red signal, and suddenly another car hit my car from the back at a very high speed. This car was a brand new Prado. The hit completely …

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Barring public health services will hurt expatriates most – ‘Taxing income unfair, harsh’

In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers responded to which measures would be most hurtful to the expatriate community in Kuwait, with the majority perceiving that barring public health services would affect them the most. While the World Health Organization states that Kuwait has one of the most modern …

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Bid to ‘privatize’ expat health hit – Budget ‘burden’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Medical practitioners have rejected the proposal of the Economics Committee in the Supreme Council for Planning and Development to lift the health insurance subsidy granted to expatriates, cancel their privilege to undergo treatment in State hospitals and clinics, and refer them to private hospitals. The proposal …

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MP queries expat health tests

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: MP Khalil Abdullah has forwarded parliamentary queries to the Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obeidi concerning medical tests for expatriate laborers working in the country. Abdullah has sought clarification on the medical tests for expatriates who enter the country for the first time. He wants to …

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