Kuwait – “Afiya” extended 6 months until April 2018
Thursday, 07 20 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Kuwait
H.E. Dr. Harbi announced that the “Afiya” contract period was extended by 6 months and will end on 15 April 2018, indicating that the next month of October will witness the inauguration of the first phase of the Jaber hospital.
The minister of health H.E. Dr. Jamal Al Harbi revealed that health insurance contract for retirees “Afiya” was extended by 6 months and will end on 15 April 2018 until a new tender is offered that will follow the authorization of the different regulatory authorities.
Moreover, Dr. Al Harbi told “Al Jarida” that the contract of “Afiya” will end on the next October 16th, indicating that the contract was signed with Gulf Insurance Company on 31 July 2016. However, the effective implementation date was 16 October 2016 due to the different logistical measures including the finalization of retiree cards.
Source: Al Jarida newspaper