Kuwait – Housewives under retirees’ health insurance
Saturday, 04 15 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Kuwait
The member of the National Assembly Dr. Khalil bin Abdullah announced an urgent draft law in order to amend some articles of the health insurance law for retired citizens “Afiya” in order to extend coverage to housewives who reached age 40.
The proposed draft law amendment includes the following:
Article (1): Adding a new article as follows:
The articles of this law apply to unemployed female citizens who reached age 40 as well as femal citizens who receive benefits from the ministry of social affairs. The law will still apply also for unemployed women who are married, divorced, widows, or single.
Article (2): the president of the council of ministers and the ministers – according to their respective authorities – have to implement this law as soon as it is published in the official gazette.
Source: National Assembly - Kuwait