Kuwait: Expats over 60 to now pay KD 500 annual health insurance

Expatriates aged over 60 without a university degree will have to pay KD 500 in annual health insurance to go with the KD 250 annual fee for the renewal of their work permits.

The insurance policy will cover the medical treatment of insured residents at private hospitals and clinics for a maximum amount of KD 10,000 per year, KD 8,000 of which is for coverage at hospitals. The insured residents are fully covered for treatment at hospitals, which includes hospital stays, cost of doctors’ consultations, surgeries and radiology services. The policy covers the treatment of chronic diseases.


Kuwait Times

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