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March 17, 2015 at 13:54

Kuwait private hospitals file opening fees to be canceled

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Kuwait: The file opening procedures, including the fees, in private sector hospitals and clinics would be cancelled in Kuwait and all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, stated Dr Mohammed Al-Khashti, Assistant Undersecretary for Private Medical Services at the Ministry of Health (MoH). Khashti added that a GCC study is in progress to put this new step into practice in order to reduce the burdens patients seeking private medical care. Many complaints have been made in many GCC states about variations in the ‘over-priced’ fees collected by some private hospitals and clinics for opening files, which vary between one KD and KD 100.

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