Kuwait – New categories in retirees’ health insurance
Tuesday, 09 19 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Kuwait
H.E. Dr. Jamal Al-Harbi, Minister of Health confirmed again that the Law of the National Assembly No 114 of year 2014 related to the health insurance of retired citizens will be extended as a new tender will be proposed to local and international companies. He indicated that it will include new categories such as housewives and new treatments such as the placement of the heart supports for catheter cases, the replacement of knees and joints, benign and malignant tumors, and the implantation of fixed teeth and medical supplies, such as wheelchairs.
Moreover, he added that “the survey of the old-aged will be implemented in order to develop the records of medical history and chronic diseases, and develop prevention programs related to cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases and diabetes for older persons aged 65 years and above”.
Source: Al Qabas