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Tag Archives: overseas treatment

US hospitals ask for $450m for medical ‘treatment’ provided to Kuwaiti patients

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Hospitals in the United States are asking for about USD450 million in expenses for medical treatment provided to Kuwaiti patients on its soil, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting knowledgeable sources. The same sources added a number of hospitals have requested the Kuwaiti health office in Washington to …

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Withdraw private doctors from overseas panels: MP

Plan to verify workers credentials KUWAIT CITY, July 31: In a bid to stop what he described as ‘manipulations’ in committees in charge of decisions regarding overseas treatment, MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei submitted a proposal to prohibit doctors engaged in private practice from being members of these committees. He explained some …

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MoH stops sending Kuwaiti patients to Germany

KUWAIT CITY, July 31: The Ministry of Health has stopped sending Kuwaiti patients to Germany, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the ministry has instructed all committees in charge of overseas treatment, hospitals and centers to stop the issuance of any recommendation for treatment in Germany. Sources clarified that …

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MoH tightens screws on foreign treatment needs

Conditions set for scholarships KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The Ministry of Health formed a team that will look into financial allocations for overseas treatment and address problems after the Cabinet rejected the request to increase the budget of the ministry, in addition to the request to reimburse expenses for the …

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MoH to reduce cost of citizens treatment abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: The Ministry of Health is currently studying a mechanism to reduce the cost of overseas treatment for citizens, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed this move is part of ongoing efforts to rationalize expenditures in the ministry, especially after the accumulation of unpaid hospital bills …

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Bid to send patients abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Director of Overseas Treatment Department in the Ministry of Defense Brigadier General Emad Amaan said the Ministry of Health is considered a reference point in taking a decision to send patients for treatment abroad, reports Al- Anba daily In his interview with the daily recently, Amaan …

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Overseas treatment cases down by 80pc

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (KUNA): The Health Ministry revealed Wednesday that the number of Kuwaitis seeking medical treatment abroad down by 80 percent in first quarter of 2017. The ministry revealed that the number of cases was at 2,927 cases compared to the same period in 2016, which was at …

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Number of approvals for extension of overseas treatment period reaches 2,055, says minister

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi says the number of approvals issued by the Higher Committee for extension of treatment periods of overseas treatment patients reached 2,055 during the period from December 15 to April 10, reports Al-Qabas daily. In response to a question posed by …

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New ‘directives’ for overseas medical treatment announced

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Interior Lieutenant General Engineer Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah issued a ministerial decision concerning the medical treatment of ministry employees inside and outside the country. Article 1 of the decision amends the first article of Ministerial decision No. 686/2007 as …

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‘Health tourism’ on hold for now

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: The Supreme Committee for Overseas Treatment has been cancelled and the final decision on sending Kuwaiti patients for treatment abroad now lies in the hands of special committees in hospitals, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting highly-reliable sources. Sources disclosed this step is part of efforts to eliminate …

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