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Posted on 2017-10-12 05:05:00 by Luther
Health insurance is a large market, which is an advantage for consumers looking to secure medical coverage. More players means more options, and more options means competition. As with most industries, your local insurance market will feature a mix of both local, homegrown insurance…
Posted on 2017-09-14 08:44:00 by Rob McBroom
Mandatory health insurance regulations have been fully in place in Dubai for just over a year now (with the last phase being implemented in July 2016). In an effort to ensure that health care and in turn health insurance remain as affordable as possible for the foreseeable future, the Dubai Health Authority has been working on a number of…
Posted on 2017-06-15 08:01:17 by Luther
In spite of the rate of cancer cases increasing around the world, the good news is that health professionals are getting better at detecting cancerous cells and growths too. In the Middle East, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) continues to push on with its healthcare reforms, recently announcing that early cancer detection tests would be included in the country’s mandatory basic…
Posted on 2017-06-01 08:35:32 by Luther
Following an agreement signed by the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) and ACCUMED Practice Management, insurers will foot the bill for ambulance charges by the…
Posted on 2017-04-06 04:06:00 by Rob McBroom
The end of March has come and gone, and with it came the introduction of fines for not securing compulsory insurance in Dubai. As of now, companies and individuals who have not secured health insurance face being fined AED 500 for each month they are without insurance. As we have mentioned in previous articles the most basic compliant plan available costs AED 650 per year. If you…
Posted on 2017-03-02 07:40:00 by Rob McBroom
As you are probably well aware by now, the Dubai Health Authority has fully implemented their mandatory health insurance coverage scheme which aims to ensure that 100% of the Emirate's residents have adequate coverage for their medical conditions. With the final implementation being carried out last summer came word that the fines for not securing appropriate coverage were to be…
Posted on 2017-01-19 08:58:00 by Travis Jones
The health insurance reform deadline is fast approaching, and 2% of the population is still without medical insurance coverage. Numerous employers need to obtain insurance for their employees or face a penalty. Find out more about their obligations here.
Posted on 2016-03-30 10:03:00 by Travis Jones
With the final phase of 2013's Dubai Health Authority insurance reform approaching, the Dubai government has finally released information concerning possible fines and fees that will be charged for non-compliance. Not only does this effect individuals, but also insurance companies and other corporations too. Find out more here.
Posted on 2016-01-05 02:49:00 by Rob McBroom
UAE medical Insurance explores three changes the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will introduce in 2016, and what businesses need to know about them.
Posted on 2015-12-28 09:58:00 by Travis Jones
A couple of recent announcements regarding pharmaceutical medicines in the UAE could have big impacts on patients in Dubai, both good and bad. Find out more about these news items and what they might mean for you by reading on.