Dubai – Fines for non-renewal of health card
Tuesday, 12 26 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has urged individual sponsors and company owners to renew the health insurance of their employees and dependents to avoid fines.
Dr Haidar Al Yousuf, Director of the Health Funding Department at DHA, said sponsors and company owners who violate the Dubai Insurance Law by not renewing their employees and dependent’s insurance every year will be fined Dh500 per person per month as per Law 6 for the year 2017.
He said the fine will be deducted automatically via the electronic system when the visa is renewed. Dr Al Yousuf revealed that 14 pharmacies and clinics were fined between Dh20,000 to Dh60,000 for violating and trying to manipulate the Dubai mandatory Health Insurance law.
The DHA revealed the violations were found during inspections conducted by the Authority’s Health Funding Department as well as from member complaints.
Source: Gulf News