357 thousand Saudi companies offer healthcare to members in 2014
Tuesday, 07 07 2015, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Saudi Arabia
The number of companies and enterprises operating in Saudi Arabia and which offered health care service to their employees reached around 356.9 thousand entities by year end 2014 compared to 565.3 thousand companies according to the statistics of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance in Saudi Arabia.
According to the analysis of the economic report unit of the “Al Eqtisadiah Newspaper”, the number of companies offering healthcare decreased in year end 2014 by 37% compared to year end 2013, where the number of companies decreased by around 208.4 thousand companies and enterprises.
The statistics of the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance showed that the number of expatriates (foreigners) covered by health care services in Saudi Arabia reached by year end 2014 approximately 7.8 million expatriates compared to 7.3 expatriates by year end 2013.
Source: Al Eqtisadiah