Dubai Authority: Insurers have to reimburse patients
Tuesday, 01 31 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
The Director of Health Financing Department at Dubai Health Authority (DHA), Dr. Haidar Al Yousef said that all insurance companies are compelled to cover the patients medically starting with the date of contract. He indicated that the authority received complaints from patients who faced difficulties in obtaining treatment at clinics and hospitals listed in the health insurance service providers’ list.
He announced that the Authority is about to issue a list, which will include companies that do not comply with the health insurance law soon, stressing that insurance companies have to reimburse patients for any amount after the contract starting date due to delays or problems in procedures.
Source: Emarat Al Youm