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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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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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