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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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Expats in Kuwait Filipinos in Kuwait Health Information Kuwait Info News OFW 

Medical fees for Expats, reviewed

Few days past, according to Al-Rai, a proposal from Deputy Speaker Mubarak Al-Khurainej of the Parliament Legislative Committee, was to amend Article 12 of Expatriates’ Health Insurance Law. The amendment centers on imposing fees on health services provided to migrant / foreign / expat workers here in Kuwait. With the recent changes on other rules and regulations governing the expatriate population in this coastal state, many migrant workers, single or with family are weighing their options and thinking carefully their next move. The migrant workers try to be updated with…

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