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October 30, 2017 at 15:53

Private Health Insurance Company to provide health services to expats

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Kuwait: Minister of Health Jamal Al-Harbi on Sunday said that a joint permanent committee would be formed to set the general policies of the Health Insurance Company (Daman) hospitals and guarantee due medical services to expats in the private sector.

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June 21, 2017 at 11:50

KD 3000 annual medical insurance for sponsoring parents or siblings

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Kuwait City: The Ministry of Interior has said those who sponsor their parents or siblings must produce a KD 3,000 certificate from one of the insurance companies to cover the medical expenses annually.

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October 19, 2016 at 06:20

Health insurance for expats in Kuwait will be increased to KD 130 next year

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Kuwait: The implementation of "DHAMAN" health insurance for expatriates will lead to increase in health insurance charges from the current cost of KD 50 per year to KD 130.

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October 19, 2016 at 05:38

New medical tests complusory for domestic visa holders (article 20) on renewal

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Kuwait: The Kuwait Health Ministry yesterday issued a decision to subject domestic helpers (holders of article 20 residency visas) from 40 countries to new medical tests on renewing their residency visas regardless if they have left Kuwait or not.

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November 18, 2015 at 10:28

Kuwait is planning to impose health insurance for visitors

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Kuwait: Health Ministry Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi said the ministry is studying the possibility of imposing health insurance on visitors, adding that this proposal was on the agenda of the parliament’s health committee during its meeting last Monday.

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December 15, 2014 at 09:49

Imposing health insurance on visitors not good for economy

Imposing health insurance on visitors not good for economy
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Several citizens and expatriates have expressed their views on the proposed health insurance for foreigners on visit visa, indicating this move will have negative impact on the commercial market which is usually reinvigorated when family visits increase.

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