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Kuwait: Mandatory health insurance for expats in private sector

The Health Insurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) recently held a meeting with Deputy Director General for Organization Affairs in Kuwait Municipality Eng Muhammad Al-Zoubi, with Dhaman Chairman Mutlaq Al-Sanea and CEO Thamer Arab in attendance.

The meeting focused on the role that Dhaman will play in supporting the health sector and contributing to ongoing efforts to improve the quality of healthcare indicators; in addition to fulfilling the requirements for allocating land to build clinics for the company and role of the Municipality in various fields, which contributes to achieving the National Development Plan based on the New Kuwait Vision 2035.

It is worth mentioning that Dhaman is the first healthcare institution in the Middle East operating though the public and private partnership system. It is the largest in Kuwait in terms of the number of individuals covered by health insurance. It will provide the new mandatory health insurance for about two million expatriates working in the private sector (Article 18 visa) and their families.


Arab Times

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