Qatar – Criticisms about cost increases and non-controlled health insurance
Wednesday, 06 17 2015, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Qatar
The Consultative Assembly under the leadership of HE Mr. Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khulaifi addressed the issue of the increased health insurance costs. The members of the Assembly criticized the absence of supervision and control of the prices of the services offered confirming that they increased in an excessive pattern compared to the prices prior to the implementation of this system. The members in a general discussion presented to the Assembly confirmed that the practice reveal excessive medical service prices which constitute a burden on the general budget of the government which supports the health insurance company stressing that its officials are not exercising the proper controls. The assembly agreed to transfer the request to discuss the issue to the committee of public service and utilities in order to investigate it and report it.