Medical Insurance Expats in Kuwait Filipinos in Kuwait Health Information News OFW 

Increase of Medical Fees for Expats and Visitors Takes Effect on October 1st

Effective October 1, 2017 the Ministry of Health in Kuwait has increased the medical fees for expats and visitors.   Below are the fees for expats who pay the annual health insurance;   Polyclinics Getting medical treatment from KD 1 to KD 2.   Public Hospitals Getting medical treatment from KD 2 to KD 5. Outpatient clinics from KD 2 to KD 10. Stay at the Intensive care Unit (ICU) which is presently free, will cost 50 per day. Stay in public wards which is also currently free, will cost…

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iDOLE OFW ID Card News OFW Philippines 

The Good News About the Free iDOLE OFW ID Card and How to Get Yours

The OEC will be replaced by OFW ID or I-DOLE as approved by President Rodrigo Duterte. Processing of the new iDOLE OFW ID begins 12 of July 2017. The Balik Manggagawa or Overseas Employment Certificate (OEC) is one document that every Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) must secure to complete the process and pass immigration. Others have to fall in line for hours just to secure this document. Some have online appointment but the queue is still the same.

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