Special health insurance for Saudi citizens
Thursday, 06 21 2018, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Saudi Arabia
The Saudi government will introduce a special medical insurance coverage for citizens in place of existing health insurance schemes offered by private insurance companies, according to a senior Health Ministry official.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Sagheer, assistance undersecretary at the ministry, has said there will not be traditional medical insurance for Saudi citizens but the government will provide an advanced coverage for them.
"The traditional medical insurance will not succeed in the Kingdom for a variety of reasons as it does not provide coverage for the elderly, people with chronic diseases, patients needing organ transplant