New health insurance system for expatriates in Kuwait

April 11, 20150 Comments

Hospital-headerMinistry of Health is negotiating now with the Fatwa and Legislation Department to create a health insurance system for expatriates and their treatment in private hospitals He explained the country has chosen a category of retirees (100,000 retirees) as a preliminary experiment and a step towards consolidating the concept of comprehensive insurance for citizens which will include all medical services except cosmetic and plastic surgeries. He said at the moment government hospitals in Kuwait have 5,200-bed capacity but after the new expansion it will have 11,500 beds within 5 years.

Source : Arabtimes


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